• Film

Montreal fest to fete Deneuve


MONTREAL -- Gallic thesp Catherine Deneuve will receive the Grand Prix des Ameriques lifetime achievement award at the 35th Montreal World Film Festival, event prexy Serge Losique announced Wednesday.

  • TV

Q&A with ESPN’s John Skipper


John Skipper, ESPN's exec VP of content, sat down with Variety recently to talk about all things ESPN, the TV sports landscape, the chances of the Super Bowl ending up on cable and what demographic…

  • Biz

Cenk Uygur Out at MSNBC


The host of "MSNBC Live" is leaving the news channel after the network "decided to make a change at 6 p.m." "It's unfortunate that Cenk has declined our offer to have him develop and host a program…

  • Biz

Rick Perry Courts Los Angeles Support


On the same day that Mitt Romney appeared in North Hollywood where he slammed President Obama for his handling of the economy, Texas Gov. Rick Perry also was in Los Angeles today to court potential…

  • TV

Cenk Uygur ankles MSNBC


After being dismissed from his 6 p.m. timeslot on "MSNBC Live," Cenk Uygur is ankling the network. Reps for the pundit said he would "discuss the truth surrounding his departure from MSNBC" Thursday…


Domestic Box Office

Rank Movie Title Cume B.O.

Fifty Shades of Grey

Distributor: Universal / Focus

Weeks: 2

B.O.: $29.9M


Kingsman: The Secret Service

Distributor: Fox

Weeks: 2

B.O.: $24.4M


The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Weeks: 3

B.O.: $19.5M


McFarland, USA

Distributor: Disney

Weeks: 1

B.O.: $14.2M


American Sniper

Distributor: Warner Brothers

Weeks: 9

B.O.: $13.5M