Dramas are hardly in danger of extinction, but the cyclical tide of primetime finally seems to be shifting to comedy.
Telepics cover a wide swath of subjects, including tough cops, the beginning of reality TV and, almost, the end of the U.S. economy.
From dealmakers looking to grow their acts, to a top chef cooking unique cuisine, Variety's Vegas Showbiz Tip Sheet brings the desert to life and up to date
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Daily:$7.8M Cumulative:$32.5M Fox -42.23%
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Daily:$2.9M Cumulative:$12.8M Universal Pictures -42.27%
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Daily:$2.7M Cumulative:$11.6M Warner Brothers -44.36%
In this year's "Lottery Ticket," Bow Wow played a guy from the projects holding a ticket worth $370 million. To a degree, art was busy imitating life.
The story of an alcoholic over-the-hill singing star would make a perfect country ballad. But could it also be the stuff from which an Oscar performance is fashioned?
Wanda Sykes made history this year as the first African-American to emcee the White House Correspondents' Assn. dinner.
Regal Entertainment Group's Ted Hatfield knows motion picture marketing inside out. A Paramount Theater usher at 11, Hatfield grew to excel at theater management.
Mark Christiansen, this year's recipient of Inter-Society's Ken Mason Award, literally grew up in the industry. In his Sacramento, Calif., hometown, his father managed a drive-in.