PBS's coverage may not have had the pizazz of the commercial networks, but it came out a winner in the results. Mitt Romney campaigned on plans to eliminate federal funding for public broadcasting…
NBC drew the most viewers to its election night coverage, while CNN topped among the cable news networks. Variety's Rick Kissell reports the preliminary numbers here.
Volunteers at the Obama campaign phone bank in Culver City finished their day to Stevie Wonder performing for them after networks called the election for the president. As Obama took the stage in…
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Same-sex marriage won at the ballot box in Maine and Maryland, and it may very well pass in Washington and a ban looked headed to defeat in Minnesota. With the victory of Tammy Baldwin in Wisconsin…
Several news networks, including NBC News, Fox News and CNN, called the race for President Obama at 8:14 p.m., eliciting cheers in Chicago at McCormick Place, where supporters had gathered.
11:20 p.m.: Our Variety story for Wednesday's paper — headline Barack of Ages — is here, with reaction from entertainment leaders. 10:40 p.m.: "The task of protecting our union moves forward," Obama…
If you stop by Culver Studios today, you might hear this: "Hi … this is Michael Lynton, and I'm a volunteer with Organizing for America, President Obama's grassroots campaign. How are you?" Lynton…
As voters lined up Tuesday morning outside polling places, showbiz supporters of President Obama and Mitt Romney helped make the case for their candidate in the waning hours of the campaign.
As voters lined up, sometimes to hourslong waits at the polls, show biz supporters of President Obama and Mitt Romney helped make the case for their candidate in the waning hours of the election. On…
These were the days when anchors lit up cigarettes on camera. Here's footage from NBC's coverage of election night 1948, when President Harry Truman unexpectedly won reelection over Thomas Dewey…