Oscar-nominated political drama "The Contender" will bypass Italian theatrical release and premiere on national television, despite being announced as a March opener through the local division of…
The Sundance Channel will present a 13-week classic foreign film series, Classic World Cinema from the Criterion Collection, featuring works by major international directors, beginning June 7.
Nearly five years after Rupert Murdoch announced plans to launch satcaster ISkyB in India, the government has published guidelines for direct-to-home broadcasting.
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday voted 70-30 to tighten federal rules so that broadcasters would always have to offer discounted ad rates to political candidates -- no exceptions allowed.
Boosted by its coverage of the Sydney Olympics, the Peacock net received the lion's share of nominations for the 22nd annual Sports Emmys.
Sander Schwartz will take the reins as president of Warner Bros. Animation on April 16 as current prexy Jean MacCurdy, who launched the top-rated Kids' WB, becomes a creative consultant for the…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Back in 1992 Barry Schulman engineered an unusual career move: He quit as chief programmer of one of the most lucrative TV stations in the country, WBZ Boston, to join a rookie network called the Sci…
Fears of possible strikes are not only rocking the production community: The blurb biz is upfront about its ad agitation.
Ibidlive.tv, which allows users to bid online and watch the real-time results on TV, has pacted with American Movie Classics to create the cable channel's first live, Internet-enabled, televised…