| Apr 7, 2014
| 4:30 AM
CANNES- Variety caught up with Caroline Torrance, who took the reins of Zodiak Media's international scripted in October. Torrance joined Zodiak from BBC Worldwide where she headed scripted, content and production of such high profile shows as "Da Vinci's...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 6:30 AM
CANNES -- Xbox Entertainment Studios and U.K.'s Channel 4 have inked a co-production deal for drama series "Humans," based on the Swedish sci-fi drama "Real Humans." Distribution will be handled by Shine Intl.
The series, which will comprise eight hour-...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Amy won't be the only Poehler on NBC for much longer.
"Welcome to Sweden" brings the funnywoman's brother Greg Poehler to the spotlight. The half-hour comedy, which will premiere Thursday, July 10 at 9 p.m. EDT/PDT, has the male Poehler's prints all...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 3:13 PM
NBC announced its summer programming lineup on Wednesday, which includes six new scripted series, a new unscripted series, as well as new seasons of "Last Comic Standing," "America's Got Talent" and "American Ninja Warrior." In its announcement, the...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Swedish helmer Beata Gardeler, who earned a Guldbagge award nomination and the Novella Film nod at Goteborg Intl. film festival for her debut "In Your Veins," is on board to direct her sophomore feature, "Flocking."
The drama, which is one of the...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 7:09 PM
Alexander Ludwig knew he'd have to bring the muscle playing a young warrior in History's "Vikings," but he didn't expect to use them when the cameras stopped rolling.
Ludwig joined the cast in Season 2 as Bjorn Ironside, the now teenage son of Ragnar...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:45 PM
SOCHI, Russia — In a bit of a shocker on the first day of men's curling, defending gold medalist Canada lost to Switzerland, 5-4, on Monday. Canada won its other game but struggled to defeat Germany, 11-8.
Canada was considered the heavy...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:59 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Things are not going well for U.S. curling.
The women's team set an Olympic record Tuesday, but not a good one. It gave up a seven-point end (like baseball's innings) leading to the mercy rule being called in a 12-3 loss to...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:13 AM
SOCHI, Russia — Marit Bjoergen gave Norway a dominant victory in the women's cross-country team sprint on Wednesday for her fifth career Olympic gold medal.
Bjoergen opened up a sizeable gap for Norway on her first of three laps in the final and...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Scandinavian cinema has made a big comeback on the world map and it hasn't gone unnoticed by French sellers. Indeed, most of the buzzed-about titles pitched at the work-in-progress presentation of Goteborg's Nordic Film Market were being sold by Gallic...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:49 PM
When: Feb. 6, men and pairs short programs; Feb. 8, dance and women's short, pairs free skate; Feb. 9, men, women, dance free.
Best of the U.S.: Everyone on the U.S. Olympic skating team is eligible. In two disciplines, teams can swap skaters between...