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
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.