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.
A two-hour "Amazing Race" and sleeper hit "NCIS" gave CBS a big boost Tuesday, but the combo of "American Idol" and the red-hot "House" once again led Fox to a dominant performance on the night.
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. said Wednesday the much-anticipated Fox Reality Channel is officially skedded to launch June 1, give or take a couple of weeks.
"Tucker Carlson: Unfiltered" will end its short run on PBS due to time constraints imposed by Carlson's new hourlong program on MSNBC. "Unfiltered," which debuted in June, will not return for a…
The BBC has commissioned a second series of sci-fi revival hit "Doctor Who," but its star Christopher Eccleston will not be in it.
HBO has greenlit a third season of "Deadwood." Production on the 12 new episodes will begin later this year for a 2006 launch. Jury is still out, meanwhile, on a renewal for the paybox's other period…
MTV has lined up Will Smith and Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris to launch its 100th channel worldwide. The duo will headline an open-air concert in Johannesburg, South Africa, on April 20, the debut…
Cable and syndication veteran Ken Solomon has been named chairman-CEO of 2-year-old venture the Tennis Channel. Solomon, who previously served as chief exec at Scripps-owned Fine Living, will…
Oxygen will continue to push the boundaries of good taste by engineering a co-production deal with BBC Worldwide America and Baby Cow Prods. for a second season of six half-hours of the dark sitcom…