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."
Joined by buyout firm the Carlyle Group, Insight Communications co-founders Michael Willner and Sidney Knafel on Monday moved to take the midsize cable company private in a $650 million deal that…
As Cablevision is racked by a bitter family boardroom squabble, the company has gone to war with Time Warner Cable over the renewal of MSG Network, Fox Sports New York and the Metro Channel for 2.4…
Oprah Winfrey and Halle Berry struck ratings gold again Sunday night with telepic "Their Eyes Were Watching God," which became the most-watched movie on any net in more than five years.
HBO and Sarah Jessica Parker are getting in bed together again. Thesp has struck a rich two-year deal with the paybox that calls for her to develop and produce series and longform programming…
Add "Blind Justice" to the growing roster of crimeshows with a twist, as ABC and producer Steven Bochco attempt a baton-pass from "NYPD Blue" to a new cop franchise. Ron Eldard is a solid anchor as a…
Billy Crystal and Alan Cumming will be honored by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation at the 16th annual GLAAD Media Awards March 28 in New York City.
Martha Stewart reported to work Monday for the first time since her incarceration five months ago and said her media outlets would shift in tone from an obsession with the "how-to" of homemaking to a…