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
Ten seasons after it began, "American Idol" remains as relevant as ever.
Can a TV series be so absolutely dominant in ratings and, at the same time, so unsettled about its future?
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.
As CEO of Cinema Solutions, Anita Watts has played a huge role in streamlining the way cinema owners and vendors buy and sell.