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.
Last weekend's live coverage of the search for John F. Kennedy Jr. brought sharp viewership increases to the broadcast networks.
Jack Lemmon and Hank Azaria are starring in the ABC telepic "Tuesdays With Morrie," based on the bestselling book from Mitch Albom about a sportswriter's weekly visits to his ailing sociology…
Tom Snyder -- not the gabmeister but the one who exec produces Comedy Central's animated "Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist" -- attempts to do for the shallow showbiz chatfest what he accomplished for…
UPN execs went to the mat Monday to defend the netlet's upcoming wrestling night against charges of excessive violence and sexism.
Japanese networks are aiming for a 2003 start date for terrestrial digital test broadcasting in major cities as part of authorities' plans to push back the goal posts for the full-scale launching of…