Writer/director David Cronenberg has inked a deal with Paragon Entertainment to develop a six-part TV series, "Crimes Against Nature," for Canadian pubcaster CBC.
Former Twentieth TV prez Harris Katleman has left an independent production deal with the studio to become chief operating officer at Mark Goodson Prods., the parties confirmed.
Italian TV was shaken earlier this month by anti-corruption crusaders conducting Operation Clean Hands.
Whether it's filming the suicide leap of a teen or live drug shootouts, the TV news show "Aqui, Agora" (Here and Now) is the hottest thing on Brazilian television.
A group of investors led by a 37-year-old Mexico City accountant will pay almost $ 650 million for two state-owned television networks and other properties, the government announced.
Exec producer Lorne Michaels has named veterans from two of his series, Robert Smigel and Jeff Ross, producers on the new Conan O'Brien talkshow that will fill NBC's "Late Night With David Letterman"…
Violence not surprisingly headlined CBS Entertainment prez Jeff Sagansky's Q&A session with TV critics Saturday, with the exec saying the entire industry must take responsibility on the issue -…
This two-part HBO drama depicts the life of a black American working-class family in St. Paul, Minn., over a long and busy weekend. Interestingly scripted by playwrightMichael Henry Brown and…
The Anti-Defamation League is urging the Walt Disney Co. to further revise an “Aladdin” tune (Daily Variety, July 12) and remove the word “barbaric” from lyrics Arab groups found offensive. * * *…
Li'l Orphan Heidi turns up in her third TV adaptation with Noley Thornton as the Swiss miss and Jason Robards as her gruff mountaineer grandfather, and it's solid family entertainment. Major feature…
HBO chairman-CEO Michael Fuchs isn't sure what direction the predicted 500-channel universe will take, but he see its advent as less of a threat to the pay service than the explosion of VCR ownership…