Tuning In: The awards industry is going through a significant realignment, attempting to shake off a nagging case of the Nielsen blahs. First the Oscars tinkered with their presentation, and now the…
MTV Produktion, Scandinavia's No. 2 independent TV producer, is rebranding itself Zodiak Television. Its commercial arm, MTV Mastiff Intl., becomes Zodiak Television World.
Pubcaster channels swept the prizes Tuesday at Germany's 41st Adolf Grimme awards, the country's equivalent of the Emmys, winning in all but one of the 36 categories.
NBC's unscripted boxing skein "The Contender" opened to lukewarm ratings with its special Monday preview episode, placing a distant second to CBS drama "CSI: Miami" in most key categories, according…
Dennis Hopper is adding some star-power to NBC's already-glittering Jerry Bruckheimer/Taylor Hackford drama "E-Ring." Other thesps landing pilots Monday include Brooke Burns, Joely Fisher, Thomas…
Former Stone Stanley exec Eliot Goldberg is headed to the WB as veep of alternative programming. In the new post, Goldberg will work on developing reality skeins while overseeing production of…
Cox Communications, the third- largest U.S. cable television operator, may sell four cable systems to reduce debt after spending $8.5 billion to take the company private.
Broadway Video Enterprises and GoodTimes Entertainment have jointly acquired domestic and international television, merchandising and licensing rights to "ThunderForce," a popular Taiwanese martial…
Fox wants to give auds the ultimate lifeline, greenlighting production on the holistic makeover skein "Who Wants to Live Forever?" Net is partnering with corporate cousin Fox TV Studios and…
Just for Variety: "I once gave Charlie Chaplin a hand job." That's the opening line in "Nana's Boy" for Shirley Jones, who once played the hooker-with-a-heart -- and won an Oscar in "Elmer Gantry."
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American Ninja Warrior
American Ninja Warrior1Rating: 2.1 Share: 6 Viewers (Millions): 5.8 Network: NBC
Masterchef3Rating: 2.0 Share: 7 Viewers (Millions): 5.6 Network: FOX