For the entertainment biz, a flood of new Internet domain addresses could spell both pain and gain.
From the April 23, 2013 issue of Variety
Saturday night is likely to remain the loneliest night of the week on TV despite some experimenting by major nets.
The prospect of consumers getting the ability to choose which cable channels they want has proven to be a remarkably resilient fantasy.
When the Brooklyn Academy of Music recently organized a series of iconic movies set in this outer borough, it was no surprise that writer-director Noah Baumbach's "The Squid and the Whale" featured…
In one packed schmooze-and-booze New York week, digital media purveyors will try to dazzle Madison Avenue with new Internet shows, apps and ad executions.
The resourceful 26-year-old production and acquisitions executive has just returned to New York from a week in Los Angeles, during which time he squeezed 40 meetings with producers, agents…
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Fox hunts for new anchor shows now that the inevitable decline of "American Idol" has begun.
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Baz Luhrmann took me by surprise four years ago when he confided over lunch that he intended to shoot "The Great Gatsby" as his next movie — he explained that he had become obsessed with the "Gatsby"…
From agents to TV executives to Internet provocateurs, and digital mavens to film producers and creatives, these are the New Yorkers who are revitalizing Gotham's rich showbiz legacy.