Bud Greenspan's Cappy Prods. and the Edward R. Pressman Film Corp. have acquired the worldwide motion picture rights to the life story of American cyclist Lance Armstrong.
Led by popular German soccer team FC Bayern, which is threatening to ban cameras from the stadium, top German clubs are on the war path over income from soccer broadcasts.
Last weekend's Kennedy family tragedy has overshadowed the entertainment fare offered by the networks over the past week.
Cable viewers flocked to an unusually wide variety of cable networks last week, sampling such original programs as the premiere of USA's weekly action series "GvsE"; the first run of A&E's "Small…
Will Emmy get chummy with "Friends" again? Will "Will & Grace" be graced with its first bid for best comedy? Will HBO's "The Sopranos" reach an Emmy high note, becoming the first cable skein ever…
Seven years after suffering the indignity of being forced to close terrestrial television network La Cinq, there are signs that France's Lagardere group is moving back into the TV business.
As soon as the Primetime Emmy Award nominees are announced Thursday morning, Variety.com will e-mail the list to people who have visited the site and signed up for the free e-mail service.
Calm Down Prods., headed by married thesps Kevin Pollak and Lucy Webb, has inked a first-look development deal with CBS.
The glorious HBO series "The Sopranos" and the comedy feature "Analyze This" have driven the final nail into the coffin of that malevolent group of nasties known as the Mafia. They have made it…
Mandalay Television has filled out its executive ranks and inked a two-year extension of its production-distribution pact with Columbia TriStar TV.
After years of sometimes strained relations, the WB network and sister studio Warner Bros. TV are now singing the sweet song of synergy, Frog net execs declared Tuesday.