Christine Lahti gives a show-stopping performance as a physician put under the news media's microscope in Lifetime's "An American Daughter," Wendy Wasserstein's smartly written and timely political…
Warner Bros. Intl. Television's Web site (www.wbitv.com) saw more than a 50% year-to-year increase in page visits for the three weeks it hosted its VIP Cyber Screenings, tied to the annual L.A…
The Television Association of Programmers (TAP) Latam has published a legal guide to Latam pay TV.
HBO has picked up exclusive rights to premiere James Ronald Whitney's docu "Just, Melvin," the winner of best documentary nods at the Santa Barbara, Newport Beach and South Beach film fests.
Fox Broadcasting Co. is again dipping its toe into the telepic waters, tapping Marci Pool to serve as the web's exec vice president of original movies and minis.
The Tony Awards, sprinkled with controversy much like its politically outspoken host, Rosie O'Donnell, managed to rise above the flak to deliver one of the closest races in years. It also provided…
USA Networks has slotted three new series following the recent cancellation of action skeins "La Femme Nikita" (Daily Variety, May 15) and "Pacific Blue."
Vice President Al Gore is set to participate in Oxygen Media's "Be Fearless With Your Vote," an initiative of special cable and online programming newly launched to coincide with election 2000. The…
Lions Gate Films has picked up video and pay-per-view rights on a package of five high-profile titles from J&M Entertainment, including Shirley MacLaine's directorial debut, "Bruno," starring Gary…
Gearing up for an awards show that's fit for the demands of high-tech TV, NATPE's Iris committee has restructured its annual Iris Awards, adding a high-definition programming category to its 34th…
Audra McDonald has signed to star with Emma Thompson in the Mike Nichols-directed HBO production of "Wit," the Pulitzer Prize winning play which will shoot this fall in London.