Brian Williams came out of the gate sprinting with a gust of wind at his back. The heir to Tom Brokaw's anchor chair at NBC's "Nightly News" took a leap toward retaining the ratings crown held by his…
The WGA West's board has come under fire for refusing to publish a long-planned discussion of guild politics in its monthly magazine Written By. Four of the participants in July's roundtable…
Horror helmer George Romero has been sued by producer Patriot Pictures for reneging on an agreement to direct the film "Maledictus."
Just for Variety: Good morning from Washington and a weekend that was "the one oasis of the year for Democrats," said Rep. Ed Markey. He was referring to the Kennedy Center Honors, at which the…
Keith Reddin, Carl Forsman, Sheri Wilner, John Clancy and Christian Parker are among writers and directors skedded to take part in "The 24-Hour Plays," at Gotham's Atlantic Theater, on Dec. 13 at 8…
The people just got a lot more choices. Sixteen categories have been added for the 31st annual People's Choice Awards, up from the 24 that were announced in October.
Trish Rapier and Jim Newman are joining the cast of Off Broadway's "Newsical," playing Upstairs at Studio 54. They replace Kim Cea and Jeff Skowron, respectively, and join cast members Stephanie…
In a letter sent to the Disney board Friday, dissident shareholder leaders Roy Disney and Stanley Gold confirmed they won't run an alternate slate of directors at Disney's annual meeting next year.
Busted theatricals are thriving at John Malone's Starz!, which has scheduled five of them over the next eight months, highlighted by "Tiptoes," starring Kate Beckinsale, Gary Oldman and Matthew…
CNBC has canceled John McEnroe's ailing talkshow and plans a reshuffle to improve the financial channel's lackluster primetime ratings. Net will replace McEnroe with outspoken ad man Donny Deutsch.
Working the Town: Playboy Enterprises chair-CEO Christie Hefner presides over a publicly traded multimedia business that employs more than 600 people.
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