Posts Tagged ‘news’

Kurt Sutter Inks New Deals with 20th TV and FX

July 28, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Sons of Anarchy’s” Kurt Sutter has signed a new, three -year overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television and a first-look development deal with FX, Variety has learned. The contract is an exclusivity agreement between the “Anarchy” scribe and exec producer-creator and 20th Century Fox Television and Fox 21. Sutter will finish the final season of... Read more

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Time Warner Unmoved by Fox’s Board Seat Offer

July 28, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

21st Century Fox is will to give Time Warner shareholders representation on its board as part of a bid for the media giant. However, participation in the leadership of the tightly controlled conglomerate may not be enough to make much difference, according to an individual close to Time Warner. “It’s cosmetic; it doesn’t matter,” said... Read more

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Fox Sports Digital, Sporting News Join In Digital Partnership

July 28, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Fox Sports Digital and Sporting News Media said they would share content and traffic across their top sports properties, including FoxSports.com, SportingNews.com and Goal.com The partnership’s projected reach is expected to be a minimum of 55 million digital sports fans in the U.S. every month. The partners will develop joint digital video programming and editorial... Read more

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Endemol, Charlie Brooker Launch House of Tomorrow

July 28, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

LONDON — Television production and distribution giant Endemol has added to its stable of U.K. production companies with the launch of drama and comedy shingle House of Tomorrow, led by TV writer, producer and presenter Charlie Brooker and television executive Annabel Jones. House of Tomorrow will produce dramas, comedy series and feature films for the... Read more

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Dendy and Nine Raise The Stakes in Australia’s Online Video Sector

July 28, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Leaders and latecomers jostle for position ahead of Netflix's expected arrival 'Down Under'

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Sarah Palin Launches Her Own Channel Online

July 28, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Sarah Palin – former governor of Alaska, erstwhile candidate for VP of the U.S. and polarizing public figure – has unveiled a new subscription-based Internet TV network that promises direct access to her and her supporters. The Sarah Palin Channel, which costs $9.95 per month or $99.95 for a one-year subscription, will feature her commentary on “important issues... Read more

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Watch 5 Minutes of the ‘Simpsons’-’Family Guy’ Crossover

July 27, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Comic-Con gave fans a sneak peek at the highly-anticipated “The Simpsons”-”Family Guy” crossover episode on Saturday, and now the five-minute trailer has hit the web, giving everyone a look at the Simpsons and Griffin families colliding. The episode, airing Sept. 28 and fittingly titled “The Simpsons Guy,” has the Griffins accidentally ending up in Springfield,... Read more

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NBC4, ABC7 Top LA Area Emmy Awards

July 27, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

NBC4 was the big winner at the 66th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards, taking home eight trophies, including investigative news reporting and news featuring reporting. ABC7 won six statuettes, including light news story (single report) and information/public affair series (more than 50% remote). The Television Academy held the awards ceremony Saturday night at the Leonard... Read more

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‘Godzilla’ Winning Weekend Box Office in Japan

July 27, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Hollywood retelling of Nippon classic gets warm welcome in last major territory to release

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2′ Release Set for July 28, 2017

July 27, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Marvel has slated the “Guardians of the Galaxy” sequel for July 28, 2017, the studio announced on Saturday at Comic-Con. James Gunn will return to write and direct the followup. Gunn and Chris Pratt announced the news in a mock video sent in from London that closed off this evening’s Marvel panel. The sequel was... Read more

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