Oscars: Swiss Select ‘Iraqi Odyssey’ as Foreign Language Entry
Switzerland’s Federal Office of Culture (OFC) has confirmed 3D documentary “Iraqi Odyssey” as the country’s official foreign-language Oscar entry. The film tells the story of director Samir’...
Ryan Murphy Considering 2 ‘American Horror Story’ Seasons in 2016
Given the climbing success of the “American Horror Story” anthology series, with “American Horror Story: Freak Show” receiving 19 Primetime Emmy Award nominations this year, co...
MSNBC Turmoil: High-Profile Anchors Are Against Network’s Hard News Pivot (Exclusive)
Joe Scarborough might be over the moon for MSNBC’s new hard news direction, but some of his on-air colleagues aren’t sharing his cup of  “Morning Joe.” Network insiders told T...
Basketballer LeBron James Gets $13.4 Million For Coconut Grove Contemporary
SELLER: LeBron James LOCATION: Coconut Grove, FL PRICE: $13,400,000 SIZE: 12,178 square feet, 6 bedrooms, 8.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: Basketball great and neophyte actor LeBron James has sold a...
UK’s Channel 4 Orders Drama Series on Celebrity Sex Abuse Scandal
EDINBURGH — U.K. broadcaster Channel 4 hopes to boost its credentials for challenging drama with a new show that fictionalizes sexual abuse in showbiz. “National Treasure,” announced at the ...
YouTube Stars Tyler Oakley, Grace Helbig to Host 2015 Streamy Awards
Top YouTubers Tyler Oakley and Grace Helbig — live and in person! — will host the fifth annual Streamy Awards next month in Hollywood. The kudocast, which bestows laurels on the best YouTube ...
Paralympian Chris Holmes Urges for U.K. TV Diversity, End to ‘Clone Recruitment’
EDINBURGH — U.K. TV needs to wise up about diversity or it will be “knocked off its perch as a world leader,” according to former Paralympian Chris Holmes. Speaking at the Edinburgh Televisi...
Sarah Palin Rips ESPN for Curt Schilling Suspension: ‘Intolerant PC Police Are Running Amok’
Sarah Palin thinks ESPN made a big mistake by suspending Curt Schilling over a tweet comparing Muslims to Nazis. “ESPN – what happened to you? Your intolerant PC police are running amok a...
Ad of the Day: Old El Paso Brings Brits to Mexico for a Beautifully Shot Tour of Traditional Cuisine
It's rare (and probably unprecedented) that we'd recommend watching 5-minute ads for pre-packaged Mexican food, but these are worth making an exception. In Grey London's first work as ...
Why Outrageous WDBJ Shooting Covers on NY Post, Daily News Take Sensationalism to Next Level
There’s not a day that goes by when clicks don’t register in digital journalists’ minds. The increasing pressure to produce traffic as much as good journalism isn’t new, but ...
Grace Helbig, Tyler Oakley to Host Streamy Awards
YouTube stars Grace Helbig and Tyler Oakley have been set to host the 2015 Streamy Awards, it was announced Friday. Helbig is best known for it’sGrace, her YouTube channel, which has more than 2...
Former Account Exec Returns to CP+B to Help the Agency's Biggest Office Handle Growth
A former account executive at Crispin Porter + Bogusky is rejoining the company as managing director in Boulder to help the agency's largest office handle additional growth. Devin Reiter is ret...
MTV Is Making Periscopes for Taco Bell During This Weekend's VMAs
Viacom-owned MTV has a TV problem. Its core demo of teens and young adults are watching less TV than ever before, which is why the network has cooked up an elaborate social game for Sunday's Vid...
‘Borderlands’ Video Game Adaptation in Development at Lionsgate
Lionsgate is developing a movie based on the popular video game series “Borderlands,” the studio announced Friday. Producers Avi and Ari Arad have been chosen to adapt Gearbox SoftwareR...
Victoria Justice Signs Talent Deal With Fox
Former Nickelodeon star Victoria Justice has closed a talent deal with 20th Century Fox Television and Fox network, the companies announced Friday. Under the deal, the studio and network will be able ...
Victoria Justice Inks Deal with Fox & 20th to Star in TV Projects
Victoria Justice has inked a talent deal with Fox and Twentieth Century Fox Television, Variety has learned. Under the new pact, the network and studio will be able to develop joint projects and role...
Trans Actress Candis Cayne Recalls Awkward 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Audition
Work for transgender actors is getting easier these days, but trans actress Cayne recalls an uncomfortable 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' audition that shows a time not so long ago when things weren't as easy...
Drama Series Days Set to Return to European Film Market
The European Film Market will host a second iteration of its Drama Series Days initiative in 2016, following its launch in Berlin in February this year. The sophomore edition will once again be hosted...
Peter Bogdanovich on Assembling an All-Star Cast and Returning to NYC for 'She's Funny That Way'
READ MORE: Watch: Dysfunctional Relationships Explode in Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston Comedy 'She's Funny That Way' After spending his first 25 years in New York, Peter Bogdanovich moved to Los Ange...
Zac Efron DJ Drama ‘We Are Your Friends’ Debuts Quietly at Thursday Box Office With $175,000
Zac Efron‘s “We Are Your Friends” barely made a sound when debuting at the box office on Thursday with just $175,000, while Sony’s religious drama “War Room” grosse...

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