HBO and Playtone are near an altared state on "Big Love," an hourlong series about a polygamist and his relationship with his three wives.
Add A&E to the list of cable networks who have sharply deviated from the brand for which they stand, and not for the better. Thinly veiled, painfully misguided "Survivor" rip-off. As clones go, it's…
Fine Living has greenlit "Your Reality Checked," an unscripted hour that lets aspiring entrepreneurs live out their dreams of running a business, albeit in a weeklong boot camp-style setting.
Eye has scheduled an original installment of the nation's most popular TV show for Wednesday, Jan. 14, at 8 p.m. -- directly opposite the timeslot premiere of "The Apprentice," NBC's new Mark…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
ABC's got the hots for scribe Suzanne Martin's sexy mom.
MediaCorp TV's English-lingo Channel 5 has acquired exclusive rights to Fremantle Media's smash-hit "Idol" format.
The Costume Designers Guild has leaned toward large-scale studio pics for its 2004 Excellence in Costume Design Awards.
Even with two games having a direct impact on the national championship, collective ratings for college football's Bowl Championship Series games on ABC were down a bit vs. a year ago.
A&E plans to spend more money on original movies and reality series than ever before, hell-bent on building on the momentum that has propelled its Nielsen ratings to double-digit growth in the fourth…
Publisher-broadcaster E.W. Scripps Co. on Monday named TV station chief John Lansing to the new post of exec VP for Scripps Networks, overseeing fast-growing cable nets Home & Garden Television and…