Veteran producer Ann Lewis has inked an overall development deal with Will Smith's Overbrook Entertainment. Lewis, who spent nine years as a scribe-producer-director on "Entertainment Tonight," will…
Antenna TV, the Greek private broadcaster that's listed on New York's Nasdaq exchange, has made its first move outside Greece, acquiring Bulgarian web Nova TV.
Jennifer Aniston should find the upcoming Emmy race especially friendly. Ditto for other first-time nominees Eric McCormack, Debra Messing and Sean Hayes of "Will & Grace," and Jane Kaczmarek of…
CBS has said yes to "Say Uncle," a much sought-after half-hour offbeat family comedy from "Frasier" producer Jeffrey Richman and "Just Shoot Me" creator Steve Levitan.
John Spencer finds comfort in his fellow actors. Ask him to step up to a more starring role and he'll offer a "no thank you" in a nanosecond. Being part of an ensemble has worked especially well for…
When Emmy took her first bow in 1949, Variety, like the public at large, didn't quite know what to make of either her or the medium she represented. Would this new industry truly have such a…
America's most watched television program won't be winning any Prime Time Emmys come September, but that's not necessarily anything new. Nor is it new to the net who broadcasts it. Emmy voters have…
As one of the Four Horsemen of major L.A. award nights (the Oscars, the Grammys and the Golden Globes being its brethren), the Emmys is one of the full-employment-for-caterers evenings. In years…
Jane Kaczmarek loves being Mom. Sure, she's thrilled to death playing Lois and ruling the roost on Fox's hit sitcom "Malcolm in the Middle" -- but it's the real thing that gives her goose bumps…
Russia's most ambitious trade show dedicated to modernizing the country's exhib facilities will run Sept. 12-16 in St. Petersburg.