Variety bestows honor on film commish Lisa Strout
Top TV showrunners talk of 'Mad Men' greatness
Producers go to extremes to find the next great reality idea
Earlier this year, Michigan-based film fan Joshua Thompson demonstrated he had had enough of paying high prices for theater concessions: He filed a class-action lawsuit against his local AMC Theater.
In the past, shrieking done in the presence of PBS content has generally been reserved for toddlers watching "Sesame Street." But in a New York City theater in early May, cries of delight were coming…
At "The Middle," they call her "Cup-a-Soup." "Because she's so instantly funny," says show co-creator/executive producer Eileen Heisler. "She absolutely always knows where the funny is."
Late start in Hollywood didn't detour Heaton from laffer stardom
In a new viral video, "Mad Men's" Betty Draper is shown wielding a shotgun outside the offices of Sterling, Cooper, Draper, Pryce. But there's a twist: You get to decide -- should she shoot the birds…
Catherine Deneuve rarely shows strain despite auteurist demands
It used to be enough for reality producers to confront a contestant with a zip-line over a chasm or give audiences an off-key singer to laugh at. But what succeeded in reality TV 10 or 15 years ago…