Forget Paris -- E! is now all about Kim. As it bids farewell to "The Simple Life," cabler has greenlit production on an untitled reality skein to be toplined by another socialite: Kim Kardashian.
Joined Variety in 1998; Currently oversees the Smoke & Mirrors section of Weekly and production of Daily Variety a couple days of the week. Studied film and TV production as well as journalism at…
Daniel Frankel is a Los Angeles-based reporter for Variety, covering television. SEASON PASSES30 RockThe CloserHow I Met Your MotherMad MenThe Office
Rick has been the primetime ratings reporter for Variety since 2000. Prior to that he wrote and edited for the sports and entertainment sections of several papers, including The Daily Breeze in his…
The plane traveling from Manchester to the south of France for the spring TV sales mart Mip is always packed with local BBC high flyers, but not this year.
"Battlestar Galactica" creator Ronald D. Moore will remain in the Peacock universe, inking a two-year, seven-figure overall deal with Universal Media Studios.
Fox has picked up the script "Drop Dead Diva," a high-concept legal hour from Josh Berman ("CSI").
ReelzChannel has recruited E! Entertainment TV's Robert Ell to head up the cabler's talent relations.
Stuart Levine has been covering television and film for Variety since 1998. He writes about both the Emmy and Oscar races in excrutiating detail and is always willing to offer his opinion on who’ll…
Since the day News Corp.'s $5 billion bid for Dow Jones was made public -- by CNBC -- the upcoming launch of Fox's new business channel has been touted as the top strategic rationale for the deal.
Arriving amid a wave of nostalgia ranging from ESPN's "The Bronx is Burning" to Tom Brokaw's upcoming History Channel documentary "1968," VH1's "NY77: The Coolest Year in Hell" adopts an…