Norm Macdonald is reaching back to his sketch comedy roots, inking a deal with Comedy Central to exec produce and star in a half-hour pilot. Project, from Macdonald and producing partner Lori Jo…
Sony Pictures TV prexy Steve Mosko is the Academy of TV Arts & Sciences Foundation's new chairman. Mosko, who will serve for two years, replaces longtime chairman Tom Sarnoff. Sarnoff segues to the…
A federal jury has cleared ABC in a suit accusing the net's "20/20" newsmagazine of violating privacy laws by using hidden cameras to videotape acting workshops.
Lloyd Braun is shifting from the TV to the PC. The former ABC Entertainment TV Group chairman has been tapped by Yahoo! CEO Terry Semel to head the Netco's media and entertainment division. He'll be…
"Scrubs" creator Bill Lawrence and fellow scribe Tim Hobert want to prove that mainstream sitcoms can still be done, creating a laffer around standup Brian Regan. NBC has picked up the project from…
NBC has temporarily silenced its lion's roar, shelving DreamWorks Animation's ultrapricey "Father of the Pride" for the November sweeps. Move isn't the same as a flat-out cancellation, and NBC execs…
"American Idol" producer FremantleMedia has quietly launched an inhouse production unit dedicated to dreaming up half-hour laffer ideas -- and putting them on film -- in as little as one week.
Just For Variety: Good morning and, it is hoped, a good evening in Boston for this contingent of Demo supporters who will be in Copley Square for the countdown: Jon Bon Jovi, Sheryl Crow, James…
TV Guide Channel will take over the studios at the Hollywood & Highland complex in L.A. that became vacant four months ago when Twentieth TV canceled "On Air With Ryan Seacrest."
FX has greenlit production on the one-hour war drama pilot "Over There" from Steven Bochco and Chris Gerolmo ("Citizen X"). Cabler has been mulling the project since earlier this year, more recently…
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