ABC has tabled the politically charged pilot "Red & Blue" for midseason consideration, blaming casting gridlock for the holdup. Meanwhile, the net has cast Alfre Woodard's son in "Desperate…
Al-Jazeera Tuesday appealed to Iran's authorities to reopen its Tehran offices, closed Monday after the government accused the Arab news satcaster of inflaming ethnic riots in the south of the…
Brits, including the two stars of irreverent sketch show "Little Britain," lead the pack with eight nominations in the performance categories of the Rose d'Or awards, announced Wednesday.
Dutch media mogul John de Mol finally has named his new broadcast venture: The five-hour programming block will be called Tien (Ten). Name was chosen in a public contest out of 30,000 submissions…
It was another ho-hum Tuesday night in the primetime ratings wars, with the dominant "American Idol" and sturdy "House" propelling Fox to an easy victory in key demo categories, according to…
Just for Variety: Two of the principal players of "Our Fathers," award-winners Christopher Plummer and Brian Dennehy, pull no punches in their reactions to the story -- and both wonder about the…
WNET, public television's flagship station in New York, has raided the commercial TV ranks to sign Barry Schulman as its director and executive producer of culture and arts programming.
Warner Bros. Domestic Cable has sold a package of 18 movies from the studio's library to the Speed Channel that the net will use as it returns the weekly primetime series "Lost Drive-In" to its sked.
"Fear Factor" exec producer-showrunner Matt Kunitz has scared up a new two-year, seven-figure overall deal with NBC Universal Television Studio.
Fox is hoping Paris Hilton can trump the Donald during May sweeps, while CBS is putting its Martha Stewart telepic on hold until next fall.
NBC removed "Today Show" executive producer Tom Touchet on Tuesday after watching its most profitable program lose ground against ABC's "Good Morning America." Phil Griffin will become VP and…