The complex characters, salty dialogue and high production values of cable shows draw a lot of attention, leaving broadcast series with a reputation for tameness. But several broadcast dramas prove…
From hip-hop to bossa nova to Hawaiian-style ballads, "Sofia the First" draws from a hodgepodge of multicultural influences when compiling its musical soundtrack, a bevy of catchy tunes that has…
Anything goes in a category that includes kudofests, latenight talkers and one-off specials.
The story of how "How I Met Your Mother's" Carter Bays and Craig Thomas met Pamela Fryman reads a little like the romantic comedy they were setting out to create. When the writers of CBS' newly…
For an actor who's spent years in front of the camera, John Slattery says, there's a temptation to slide into the director's chair. "The idea slowly starts to form," he says. "'What would I do if…
When Ryan Murphy began developing HBO's "The Normal Heart," he didn't go about it with his usual eye for unabashedly entertaining commercial fare with a social theme (or two) layered into the plot…
“Skywire Live," Discovery's airing of high-wire walker Nic Wallenda's stroll across the Grand Canyon, was a massive undertaking: Performed in the desert with no infrastructure, producers had to build…
In 2001, Bertram van Munster stood at a crossroads. His syndicated nature show "Wild Things" had come to an end, and the Dutch-born filmmaker and television producer was on the lookout for a new…
Partners at work and in life, Bertram van Munster and Elise Doganieri take us behind the scenes of "The Amazing Race." VARIETY: What initially sparked your inspiration for The Amazing Race? ELISE…
Festival rewards other Cannes laureates.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$11.8M Cumulative:$43.9M Universal Pictures -21.55%
Hercules2Daily:$8.5M Cumulative:$29.8M Paramount Pictures -16.73%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$5.3M Cumulative:$172.5M Fox -20.58%