French TV production reps are fuming over a decision to grant 800,000 francs ($109,600) in "documentary" aid to French web M6's primetime talent-spotting reality show "Popstars."
Darlene Caamano and Noah Rosen have launched D-No Entertainment, a fully financed management and production shingle dedicated to establishing Latino writers and directors, as well as producing…
USA Network is putting the word out to the Hollywood community that it's eager to help the studios with on-air promotion of theatricals it pre-buys for the exclusive network/cable window.
Vin Di Bona Prods., which produces "America's Funniest Home Videos" for ABC, has tapped Michael Forman and Darren Maddern as prexy of development and senior VP of development, respectively.
The National Basketball Assn. has signed a deal that will deliver a small army of BBC staffers to Madison Square Garden for the opening game of the NBA season between the New York Knicks and the…
Until network TV radically changes the way it does business, Sony Corp. and chairman-CEO Howard Stringer want no part of it.
The Grammy Awards will rock on at CBS for another five years. The Eye has sealed a deal with the Recording Academy to the tune of between $20 million and $25 million a year. The pact, which begins…
Reed Manville has been promoted to exec VP, international channels, and will report to Par's Worldwide Pay TV prexy Jack Waterman.
The final new entry into this season's race to woo fans of syndie relationship shows, "Fifth Wheel," was viewer's second-most-popular choice among syndicated rookie relationship skeins during its…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
ABC's Wednesday comedies are on a roll, as "My Wife and Kids" hit a series high in key demos and newcomer "According to Jim" again impressed.