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New Regency Hires Jeff Elefterion and Heta Paarte to Run Marketing Departments
New Regency has hired Jeff Elefterion and Heta Paarte to run domestic and international marketing departments, respectively, the company announced on Tuesday Elefterion previously served as the head o...
Emmy Predictions: ‘The Good Wife’ Muscles Back Into Drama Race
The best drama on television right now is playing out in the incredibly overcrowded drama race. Consider this: Last year’s slate of nominees was “Breaking Bad,” “Downton Abbey,” “Game of T...
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Insane Clown Posse Appeals Dismissal of Lawsuit Against Justice Department
The hip-hop group hopes to revive a lawsuit alleging its fans suffered harassment and discrimination after being painted as a criminal gang in a government report.read more
Watch: Irrfan Kahn Eats Someone Else's Lunch in Exclusive Clip from 'The Lunchbox'
Don't you hate it when someone eats your lunch at work? In this exclusive, 10-minute clip from "The Lunchbox," that same scenario actually works out for the better when one woman's cooking g...
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World Cup: 5 Key Twitter Stats and Gaffes So Far
The quadrennial soccer ‎tournament has drawn more tweets per minute than the Super Bowl and seen hashflags become a popular feature, but there have also been some corporate social media blunders.rea...
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Ashton Kutcher Impersonates Indian at Google Executive's Wedding (Video)
The actor dons traditional garb and affects an Indian accent at the Italian nuptials, two years after being criticized for portraying a Bollywood producer in a Popchips ad.read more
Radio Tycoon Norm Pattiz (Re-)Lists Luxe Montecito Spread
SELLER: Norm and Mary Pattiz LOCATION: Montecito, CA PRICE: $15,900,000 SIZE: 9,430 square feet, 6 bedrooms, 5 full and 3 half bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: A friendly real estate birdie we’ll call...
Tom Hanks Teaches Justin Bieber ‘This Is How We Do It’ on the Dance Floor (Video)
Justin Bieber took a break from being music's biggest bad boy to enjoy Tom Hanks dancing to '90s R&B, and was kind enough to share the magical moment with the rest of the world. The singer...
Ratings: Fox Wins Night With Top-Rated ‘MasterChef'; ‘Under the Dome’ Drops From Premiere
Fox's “MasterChef” scored Monday night's top ratings in the key 18-49 demographic on Monday night, helping to propel the network to an overall win for the night, while CBS's &#...
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Candy Crush Game Maker Banks on Soda Saga Sequel
King Digital Entertainment's follow-up to its record-breaking app, set for a global launch this fall, features improved graphics and new in-app purchases.read more
Author of ‘N—er in the White House’ Op-Ed Defends His Headline: ‘I Wouldn't Change It at All’ (Video)
James Lincoln Collier, the author of a pro-Obama opinion piece titled “N—er in the White House,” called up CNN on Monday to defend his headline. Despite the backlash that erupted aft...
Nat Geo Wild’s ‘Big Cat Week’ Returns in November
Nat Geo Wild will host its fifth annual “Big Cat Week” in November, Variety has learned exclusively. The week-long television event will consist of five special programs that examine cats of the w...
‘Bad Hair Day’: Laura Marano, Leigh-Allyn Baker to Star in Disney Channel Original Movie
Disney Channel stars Laura Marano (“Austin & Ally”) and Leigh-Allyn Baker (“Good Luck Charlie”) will co-star in the network’s new original movie, “Bad Hair Day,...
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TV Ratings: 'Bachelorette' Climbs, 'Under the Dome' Drops, 'MasterChef' Leads
In its second week of the summer, the CBS drama loses its demo crown to a trio of reality competitions — though it maintains its status as the night's most-watched broadcast. read more
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You Could Get Paid to Watch Netflix
If you live in the U.K. or Ireland, you could get paid to watch Netflix for a living. The streaming service put up a job listing seeking a qualified candidate to help out with its recommendations s...
‘Under the Dome’ Falls Off in Second Week, Overtaken in Demo by Reality Veterans
It can still make claim to being the summer’s top-rated scripted series, but CBS drama “Under the Dome” fell off in its second week back Monday and has clearly lost a lot of steam in...
Richard Linklater Explains Why He Had to Make 'Boyhood' and Keep It Under Wraps (Part 1)
Richard Linklater was already a successful filmmaker in 2002, when he decided to make "Boyhood," but that didn't make the challenge any easier. Shot over the course of 12 years and chronicli...
Selena Gomez And A Slew Of A-List Stars To Attend Italy’s Ischia Global Fest
ROME – Selena Gomez, Jessica Chastain, Freida Pinto, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Omar Sy, Sullivan Stapleton, Leo Howard, and Lena Headey are among expected attendees at Italy’s Ischia Global Film a...
New Regency Hires Marketing Veterans with Awards Season Approaching
With awards season approaching, New Regency has hired industry veterans Jeff Elefterion and Heta Paarte to run the domestic and international marketing departments respectively. Elefterion will serve ...
U.K. Digital Video Firm Rightster to Buy Base79 for Up to $85 Mil, Adds Chad Hurley as Investor
Rightster Group, a U.K.-based digital video distribution and ad network, announced plans to acquire British YouTube multichannel network Base79 for up to £50 million ($85 million) — just the la...

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