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CBS Films Buys Cannes Labor Union Movie ‘Pride’
CBS Films has acquired U.S. rights to the British dramedy “Pride” two months after its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. It’s planning an awards season push with a Sept. 19 launc...
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Homestar Runner to Relaunch Soon
Cheer up Strong Sad: Homestar Runner is coming back. Co-creator Matt Chapman announced the return of the hallowed Web cartoon on the Jeff Rubin Show! podcast to the delight of the Internet audi...
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Emmy Nominations: How Accurate Were Our Predictions?
In the days leading up to the announcement of the 2014 Emmy nominees, Variety set out to predict the most likely contenders in the drama, comedy, acting, miniseries and movies categories.  While by n...
Applebee's Files Trademark Application for 'No Tech Tuesday'
Technophobes, rejoice. Applebee's has filed a trademark application for "no tech Tuesday," which would presumably curb the use of devices at its restaurants on that day, Today reports....
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Dan Rather 'Cautiously Optimistic' About 'Rathergate' Biopic
Robert Redford will play the famed news anchor in “Truth.”read more
Elvis Mitchell Named Film Independent Programming Chief
Elvis Mitchell has been named to the new position of year-round Film Independent Curator, in a restructuring that will find him taking the reins of the Los Angeles Film Festival from departing artisti...
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To Launch New Series, Sprout Lets Space Animals Invade Its Kiddie-Program Lineup
Space travelers have invaded TV’s kiddie-oriented Sprout network. Tykes viewing a recent broadcast of the animated series “Justin Time” on the NBCUniversal-owned outlet may have been surprised t...
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Clock Ticking on FCC’s Review of Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger
The FCC issued a formal public notice on Thursday seeking comment on Comcast’s proposed merger with Time Warner Cable, signaling about six months until it reaches a decision on whether to green ...
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Fox Announces Fall Premiere Dates, Sunday Bow for ‘Utopia’
Fox is rolling out a good chunk of its fall lineup outside of premiere week, it announced Thursday, including early starts for multi-night reality series “Utopia”  and new drama “Re...
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Ad of the Day: This Rube Goldberg Device Promotes a Video Game by Bringing It to Life
While always interesting to watch, intricate Rube Goldberg devices in ads rarely seem connected to the products they're supposedly selling. But this is quite the exception. Brett Doar, the man ...
The 11 Best Depictions of Youth in Indie Film
Richard Linklater's epic magnum opus "Boyhood" is being released in cinemas this week. The film, twelve years in the making, follows the development of a young boy from age six to eighteen. ...
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Fox Sets Fall Premiere Dates
The network's big reality experiment, "Utopia," starts the new schedule with a three-night premiere on Sept. 7 — kicking off a two-month rollout for originals. read more
Fox Fall Premiere Dates: ‘Gotham,’ ‘Utopia,’ and ‘Red Band Society’ Debuts
Fox has released its fall premiere dates for new series “Gotham,” “Utopia,” and “Red Band Society.” Additionally, it announced the returns of “Hell's Kitc...
Fox Fall Premiere Dates: ‘Gotham,’ ‘Utopia’ and ‘Red Band Society’ Debuts
Fox unveiled its fall schedule on Thursday, kicked-off by a three-night “Utopia” premiere event. “Red Band Society” debuts on Wednesday, Sept. 17. “Gotham” begins o...
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This Is How Your Financial Data Is Being Used to Serve You Ads
Wait, who sees my credit card bill, again? We've done a lot of work here at Adweek on ROI data, and a few readers have asked that we explain what on earth we're talking about, because ...
Robert Rodriguez Describes His Talk With President Obama
Robert Rodriguez spoke to the Television Critics Association on Thursday just hours after hosting a fundraiser for President Obama — and shared some, but not all, of what he talked about with th...
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Kate Beckinsale’s ‘Disappointments Room’ Finds Financing
Relativity Media and Media Talent Group have locked in financing for Kate Beckinsale’s thriller “The Disappointments Room” with shooting starting in late August. Relativity will dis...
Leah Remini Denies She's a ‘High End Hoarder’ in New TLC Show (Exclusive Video)
Actress and former “Talk” host Leah Remini opens her home to TLC's camera on “Leah Remini: It's All Relative.” Viewers will meet Remini's rambunctious family, inclu...
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British Dramedy 'Pride' Finds U.S. Home With CBS Films
The movie, which premiered at this year's Cannes Film Festival, tells the real-life story of gay activists who teamed up with striking miners in the mid-1980s.read more
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New York Takes Starring Role in Emmy Race
Who says the TV industry is just a Hollywood thing? Not the Emmy voters, who this year recognized New York-based productions with a total of 107 nominations — topping even HBO’s heavyw...

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