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Steve Ballmer Steps Down From Microsoft's Board Following LA Clippers Purchase
Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer has stepped down from Microsoft's board, effectively immediately. The company posted a letter on Tuesday that Ballmer penned to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadel...
‘The Expendables 3’ Rules the Week in TV Advertising Spend
In this week’s edition of the Variety Movie Commercial Tracker, powered by iSpot.tv, “The Expendables 3” leads in spending with an estimated outlay of $5 million for spots that aired 1,0...
Los Cabos Hosts North American Premiere of ‘Words With Gods’
MADRID – In a coup for the fast-growing Mexican Festival, November’s third Los Cabos Festival will host the North American premiere of “Words With Gods.” The first part of a four-feature proje...
Israeli DJ Guy Gerber Breaks the Mold With Diddy
Dance music broke so big, so quickly, that it often feels normal to talk about artists solely in terms of earnings or major festival bookings. Yet EDM’s big tent allows for plenty of producers and D...
CBS’ ‘CSI: Cyber’ Books Bow Wow as Cast Member
CBS’ upcoming spinoff “CSI: Cyber” continues to add to its cast, in the form of rapper/actor Shad Moss — aka Bow Wow. The series centers around a time when technology, as we kn...
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Syfy's 'Z Nation' vs. 'The Walking Dead': The Same or Different?
How do the trailers for both series stack up? THR takes a lookread more
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Bow Wow to Co-Star in 'CSI: Cyber'
He joins Patricia Arquette in the 'CSI' spinoffread more
Producers Guild of America Sets First ‘Produced By’ Conference for New York
The Producers Guild of America has expanded its “Produced By” conference to New York and set the inaugural event for Oct. 25 at the Time Warner Center. Speakers will Bob and Harvey Weinste...
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New Movie Promotion Asks You to Dish on Your Closest Relations
There's nothing like a Whisper campaign for building movie buzz. The secret-sharing app is a key element for promoting the new Paramount Pictures film Men, Women and Children, asking people ...
‘Battlestar Galactica,’ ‘Mad Men,’ ‘Breaking Bad’ Actors Join Horror Movie ‘House By the Lake’
TV veterans James Callis (“Battlestar Galactica”), Anne Dudek (“Mad Men”), Michael Bowen (“Breaking Bad”) and Amiah Miller (“Clementine”) have joined An...
Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel Join Emmy Presenters Roster
Seth Meyers won't be the only late-night host taking the stage at this year's Emmys. Meyers, who's hosting this year's Emmy awards, will be joined by his late-night colleagues Stephen ...
Nick Cannon Returns in Teaser for VH1's ‘Drumline: A New Beat’ (Video)
Nick Cannon is bringing the beat back to Atlanta A&T in the teaser for the VH1 movie “Drumline: A New Beat.” See video: Megan Fox, Nick Cannon Are Terrible Artists, But They Still Bea...
Insomniac Events’ Pasquale Rotella Looks Beyond Electric Daisy Carnival
Though hardly the first to stage a huge-scale fest on these shores, Insomniac Events’ Pasquale Rotella, and his Electric Daisy Carnival, did much to herald dance music’s explosion into the live ev...
Former Swedish House Mafia DJ Steve Angello on His Label, New Album
During his years as one third of supergroup Swedish House Mafia, Steve Angello did as much as anyone to mainstream EDM in the U.S., becoming the first dance act to headline Madison Square Garden. Yet ...
Dutch DJ Tiesto Traffics in Hits on ‘Paradise’
A consistent presence near the top of Forbes’ rankings of the most fiscally successful DJs, and a tireless performer at fests and residencies, Dutch veteran Tiesto released “A Town Called Paradise...
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Online Ad Firms' Stocks Slump Despite Revenue Gains
Many online advertising firms are struggling in the wake of falling stock prices, as reported by The Wall Street Journal, even though global spending on online ads is expected to climb 25 percent th...
Shark Week Bites Off 42 Million Viewers, Highest Ratings Ever in Key Demos
Discovery's “Shark Week” scored the best ratings in its proud 27-year history across several key demographics, the network announced. The week set records in viewers 25-54 and and wome...
First Look at Paul Rudd in Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man’
With production underway on “Ant-Man” in San Francisco, Marvel Studios has released the first photo of Paul Rudd in character in the film. Rudd plays con-man Scott Lang who must help his m...
Adrianne Palicki Joining ‘Marvel's Agents of SHIELD’
Adrianne Palicki has joined the second season of “Marvel's Agents of SHIELD,” an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap. The “Friday Night Lights” alum will ...
Model Cara Delevingne to Star in Beach Boys-Themed Musical ‘All Summer Long’
Actress and model Cara Delevingne is in talks to play the female lead in Fox 2000's Beach Boys-themed musical “All Summer Long,” which will be directed by Michael Sucsy (“The Vow...

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