Ah, this one sounds familiar: It's all the press' — and specifically, Variety's — fault. Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Prez John Shaffner wrote members yesterday to reassure irate TV…
A funny thing happened when Val Kilmer started suggesting that he just may run for governor of New Mexico next year. He was serious. That's the subject of my latest column in the Politco, which you…
Change seldom occurs easily or without complaint when it comes to award shows, and the Emmys are no exception. Helen Verno, exec VP of movies & miniseries at Sony Pictures Television, has called…
Updated, with additional details. The Reality Coalition, set up by five environmental orgs to debunk the notion that there is such a thing as "clean coal," is introducing a new ad spot directed by…
Cowabunga: Fox has given a two-season pickup to "The Simpsons," which will make the toon stalwart the longest-running scripted primetime skein in history.
He was honored tonight in the East Room with the Gershwin Prize, in a ceremony that will be shown as part of the return of PBS' "In Performance at the White House" on Thursday. President Obama, from…
Film incentives are gasping for a longer run in many states, but some states, touting their ongoing run of film/TV production returns, are also sharing Oscar's spotlight.
Robert Bianco of USA Today writes that President Obama probably "won't be able to command primetime at will going forward, because the networks' economic self interest will cause them to resist. But…
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At a Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors panel on Feb. 25, two TV movie executives — Sony Pictures Television exec VP Helen Verno and Hallmark Channel original programming senior VP Barbara…