| Apr 1, 2014
| 12:30 PM
At MIP TV, Anke Schaeferkordt and Guillaume de Posch, co-CEOs of RTL Group, will be feted with Variety's Achievement in International TV Award, which recognizes creativity, leadership and business acumen within the global TV industry. The award will be...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The boldest new format that FremantleMedia will be hawking at Mip is Italy's "Masterpiece," touted as the world's first talent show for wannabe writers. Perhaps more important, "Masterpiece" stems from changes under way at Fremantle's growing Italo...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Anke SchÃ¤ferkordt and Guillaume de Posch, co-CEOs of RTL Group, will receive Variety's inaugural Achievement in International Television Award during the 51st MIPTV.
Associate publisher Donna Pennestri will present the pair with the honor at an...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:18 AM
"American Idol" is moving toward announcing its finalists next week.
But you may still be thinking about the other Fox singing contest, "The X Factor," which was canceled last week. What could that show's end mean to Alex & Sierra, the Central Florida...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 10:11 AM
It was the first day of Cher Lloyd's "I Wish" tour and the 20-year-old British pop star had been up all morning trying to remember the lyrics to the five new songs she added to her set list. Lloyd — who said the first tour date is always nerve-...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Simon Cowell made a boo-boo.
Cowell's singing contest, "The X Factor," messed up its voting process during Wednesday's show, showing viewers the wrong onscreen phone numbers for dial-in votes.
As a result, the producers of the Fox show are tossing out...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:27 PM
ABC and Jimmy Kimmel have both apologized for a segment that aired on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in mid-October that suggested the U.S. kill all Chinese people, but an organization representing 100 Chinese American organizations still isn't satisfied. It has...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The new One Direction album sounds like it was designed to win over (or perhaps further irritate) people likely to scoff at the idea that this British outfit is the biggest band on the planet.
The scale of its success seems beyond dispute, with 16...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:18 PM
The years-in-the-making conclusion to the story of exactly how Ted Mosby (Josh Radnor) met the mother of his children will finally come to its conclusion on Monday, March 31.
CBS will air a special one-hour series finale to "How I Met Your Mother,"...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 5:26 PM
OK, Beyoncé's overnight surprise album drop isn't news only to fans -- it's news to other celebs too.
Because that's how Sasha Fierce rolls.
Queen Bey dropped her "visual album," "Beyoncé," which features 14 songs and 17 videos, late Thursday,...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 4:53 PM
"The X Factor" has seen some pretty terrible ratings this season. But Simon Cowell says have no fear, his singing contest will return.
"The show will be back next season," Cowell said during a conference call with reporters Monday to promote Wednesday's...