Reality producer GRB Entertainment, the outfit behind "Growing Up Gotti," is spinning off its international distribution division into a separate company, GRB Worldwide.
Craig Baxley ("Stephen King's Kingdom Hospital") has signed on to direct six-hour, three-part miniseries "The Triangle" for Sci Fi Channel.
Celebrity profile series "This Is Your Life" -- which ran for 41 years -- is coming to DVD. Direct-response and retail distrib R2 Entertainment, which has released the entire collection of "The…
Reality hyphenate Danny Salles ("The Joe Schmo Show") is setting up shop at Fox TV Studios, inking a multiyear overall deal to create unscripted and hybrid series under his Semi-Cool Prods. banner.
Atlas Media, one of the biggest suppliers of nonfiction TV in the country, has produced "Behind the Bash," the pilot for a primetime Food Network series with Giada DeLaurentiis, and "If It Happens…
NBC and its local affiliates are planning a half-hour show, "The Olympic Zone," to air after the evening news but before primetime during the Winter Games.
TV vets Gregory Harrison and Robert Culp are making another run at series TV, landing pilot gigs in the latest round of castings.
Documentary filmmakers have usually struck gold when something big and unexpected happens during production, but the financial turmoil surrounding the birth of Air America, the liberal radio network…
Just for Variety: "There are no gossip columnists in Los Angeles," Liz Smith told the SRO lunch bunch at the Hotel Bel-Air where she was toasted by AARP the Magazine on publication of her book…
In a move to deflect criticism of its handling of the TV Azteca scandal, Mexico's stock market regulator will publish a list of security violators.