Jace Richdale ("The Simpsons") has inked a two-year deal with Warner Bros. TV worth about $2 million.
Federal government antitrust authorities have stepped in to investigate the awarding of broadcast rights for the Mexican national soccer team games to Televisa.
Geoffrey Blake has inked to star in the Disney/ABC telepic "Max Q," which begins shooting in Vancouver this month.
Jonathan Taylor Thomas, who starred as Tim Allen's son on "Home Improvement," is leaving the show after the first two episodes this fall.
ESPN is by far the favorite cable network of men who watch TV outside their home.
Satcasters were handed a mixed bag by the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday.
Laurie Younger was promoted to senior VP and chief financial officer for ABC Inc., ABC Inc. president Robert Iger announced Monday, as expected (Daily Variety, Aug. 3).
The European Commission has sent a letter to media giant Bertelsmann warning the company against another try at forming an alliance with Leo Kirch on digital TV, according to press reports here.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Rio 21Daily:$2.7M Cumulative:$77.7M Fox -42.92%
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$203.1M Disney -54.84%
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$32.0M Sony / TriStar -61.11%