Inside the Emmy Parties: MPTF’s Evening Before, Showtime, NBC, ICM Partners Cap Emmy Eve
The Emmy Awards are on NBC at 5 p.m. Monday, but the celebrations start early. Variety will be on hand inside the best parties around Hollywood as the stars mingle, nibble and toast to TV’s ...
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How Kesha's "F—ing Rock God" Jesse Kinch Won 'Rising Star'
Brad Paisley, Ludacris and Josh Groban share their advice for the series' first champread more
WATCH: ‘The Comeback’ Teaser Sees Lisa Kudrow Vying For Another Take
HBO is giving sitcom star Lisa Kudrow another take. The cabler released its teaser on Monday for the new episodes of “The Comeback,” where Kudrow plays sitcom actress Valerie Cherish, a fa...
Julia Stiles Thriller ‘Out of the Dark’ Gets U.S. Distribution
Vertical Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to Participant’s supernatural thriller “Out of the Dark,” starring Julia Stiles, Scott Speedman and Stephen Rea. “Out of the Dark...
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McDonald's Not So Golden With Millennials
McDonald’s knows it has an image problem, especially with millennials. But a new study for The Wall Street Journal confirms what the nation’s top burger slinger suspected: Millennials ar...
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Ed Gass-Donnelly to Direct Sci-Fi Thriller 'Pivot'
The Canadian filmmaker's credits include 'The Last Exorcism: Part II'read more
HBO and Paramount TV Developing Series Based on ‘Shutter Island’
HBO and Paramount Television are coming together to developing the TV drama “Ashecliffe,” a origin tale based on Martin Scorsese’s crime thriller “Shutter Island.” Scorse...
Greenwich Village’s Quad Cinema Sold to Film-Loving Real Estate Developer
Greenwich Village’s Quad Cinema has changed hands and will undergo an extensive renovation, according to its new owner, real estate developer Charles S. Cohen. The Quad could use a facelift, but...
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Turner Pushes Its Own Employees to Quit With "Enhanced Severance" Packages
CEO John Martin has been talking for months about streamlining the parent company of CNN and HLNread more
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'Houdini': TV Review
Oscar winner Adrien Brody's dynamic performance brings Harry Houdini's illusions to life in History's two-night miniseries eventread more
Writers Guild, Musicians Urge FCC to Reject Comcast/TWC Deal (Update)
(Update at 1:25 p.m. on Aug. 25) Minnesota Sen. Al Franken, the Consumer Federation of America, Public Knowledge and a number of other consumer groups have urged the FCC to reject the merger and a Net...
‘True Blood’ Series Finale Draws Season Ratings High; ‘Leftovers’ Hits Series High
HBO's vampire drama “True Blood” ended with a ratings bang for its series finale Sunday night hitting a season high and performing on par with last season's finale. The “True...
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Emmy Advertisers Branch Out
With the 66th Annual Emmy Awards airing tonight on NBC, advertisers are seeing the value in not just the air time, but in the social media opportunities that surround major live events such as this ...
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HBO, Martin Scorsese Prepping 'Shutter Island' TV Series
"Ashecliffe" would be a prequel and take place at the mental hospital featured in the Leonardo DiCaprio movieread more
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'Game of Thrones' Director Neil Marshall Wants to Make a 'Black Widow' Movie
Hey, Marvel Studios: This might be a good idearead more
Inside Showtime's Emmy Eve Party: Claire Danes, Lizzy Caplan, Matt LeBlanc, William H. Macy Light It Up
As Beyonce and Jay-Z squashed divorce buzz at the VMAs across town Sunday night, Showtime CEO Matt Blank squashed another headline grabbing celebrity squabble on Sunday night. The backstory: Former bu...
‘Last Exorcism 2′ Director Boards Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Pivot’
Lotus Entertainment has tapped Ed Gass-Donnelly, director of “The Last Exorcism Part II,” to write and direct the sci-fi thriller “Pivot.” The story centers on a scientist inve...
Amazon Joins Google in Twitch Acquisition Rumblings
Months after multiple reports that Google was closing in on a deal to acquire Twitch, Amazon may be on the verge of stealing away the videogame streaming service. The Information is reporting that the...
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'True Blood' Finale Hits Season-High Ratings
4 million viewers tune in to say goodbye to HBO's vampire drama on Sundayread more
HBO’s ‘True Blood’ Finale Draws Season-Best 4.1 Million Viewers
Audiences returned for HBO’s series finale of “True Blood” on Sunday, with the vampire drama gaining about 500,000 viewers week-to-week and going out with a season high. According to...