Alliance Atlantis Communications has acquired Canadian rights to the World War II drama "Varian's War" and is considering the made for TV movie for theatrical release.
Like Pat Buchanan before her, Geraldine Ferraro is ankling her co-host spot on CNN's "Crossfire" to throw her hat back into the political ring.
EXCLUSIVEABC is in advanced talks with 20th Century Fox TV to pick up 13 episodes of the Danny Jacobson sitcom "Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place," which had previously been ordered by 20th's sister…
Author William Styron astutely suggests the word "melancholia" as a substitute for "clinical depression," and it works on just about every level described in HBO's "America Undercover" series'…
EXCLUSIVEActress Shelley Long is expected to appear at the WB netlet's press tour today to promote her new midseason sitcom "Kelly, Kelly." In an unusual twist, though, Columbia TriStar TV, the…
Walt Disney Co. chairman Michael Eisner promised shareholders Monday that the slump in ABC's primetime ratings was only temporary, while at the same time downplaying the broader significance of the…
China's 30 provincial television stations continue to launch satellite channels, adding to the growing competition for national coverage.
Columbia TriStar TV Distribution has intensified its sales pitches to cable networks for the much-praised Fox drama "Party of Five." Interested cablers include Lifetime, Family Channel, USA, TNT and…
Pay TV distribution exec Carlos Diaz, one of the most respected sales honchos in Latin America, has ankled Turner Intl. for fellow Atlanta-based cabler LAPTV, Daily Variety has learned.
'Twas the night before Christmas and all through TV land, barely a household was watching -- not even a 40 share could the Big Three command. Low TV viewing levels and a primetime lineup dominated by…