Skyboxes at the political conventions are largely reserved for America's media elite, but at the upcoming Democratic and Republican confabs, there will be a new banner flying: that of Arabic news…
Bravo is going to the dogs. Cabler has greenlit "Showdog Mom & Dads," a canine take on the channel's reality series "Showbiz Moms & Dads," while picking up a second cycle of the latter.
California's Supreme Court will review a recent appeals court decision that reinstated a sexual and racial harassment suit filed by a former "Friends" employee.
CBS execs may be ready to let fired "CSI" thesp Jorja Fox have her job back, but it's unclear if colleague George Eads will be so lucky -- despite making a public apology of sorts.
Showtime has greenlit "Fat Actress," an unscripted comedy co-created by and starring Kirstie Alley, and given an early second-season order to yet-to-premiere drama "Huff."
NBC casting guru Marc Hirschfeld has reupped with the web for three more years, giving him expanded duties at the Peacock's sister cable nets.
Just for Variety: I visited an old friend making a final appearance before the cameras this week. The "old friend" is Perino's restaurant where Ray Romano, Kevin James, Burt Reynolds, Juliette Lewis…
"Trading Spouses" turned out to be a good business move for Fox. Rushed premiere of the net's unscripted series, designed to beat ABC's similar fall entry "Wife Swap" to the air, handily won its…
Flames whipped through Roma Studios Wednesday, virtually destroying the set and production equipment for ABC's upcoming limited series "Empire."
Rupert Murdoch-backed paybox Sky Italia will invest e46 million ($56 million) in Italian film production over two years, acquiring the rights to numerous pics for its 10 movie channels.
Telefilm Canada exec director Richard Stursberg is ankling the top job at the Canuck film-funding agency to take over as head of English-language television at pubcaster CBC.
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