To score as many points in spring as in fall, NBC should use its powerful "Voice" to better effect.
From the April 30, 2013 issue of Variety
Celebrity news venture "omg! Insider" is learning firsthand something often reflected in its own reporting: Relationships aren't easy.
Nearly every studio is gambling on at least one costly original concept film this summer, raising the stakes even higher than usual for the busiest moviegoing season of the year.
Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp and Matt Damon are largely absent from the teasers for "World War Z"; "The Lone Ranger" and "Elysium" — and that's by design.
With the legit producing landscape and the nation's network of nonprofit theaters evolving in major ways over the years, the 37-year-old Humana Festival of New American Plays may not occupy the same…
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Just as commercials are often more compelling than the programming that they frame, so too have trailers become their own source of entertainment. Just ask Evelyn Brady-Watters and Monica Brady, who…
Lake Bell has lost her voice. The actress calls from New York with laryngitis, which is kind of ironic considering she plays the daughter of a famous trailer narrator who aspires to become that…
Joss Whedon has Hollywood street smarts, so doesn't he know that grown-up movies (especially Shakespeare) aren't released in summer?
Seeking to put a twist on the typical close-to-the-vest development process the entertainment business has made standard practice, Amazon has given its massive user base access to samples of content…