If TV networks have their way, advertisers will soon see fewer differences between placing their spots on a show viewers watch live at 9 p.m. on a Tuesday night and that same show viewed via…
From the September 24, 2013 issue of Variety
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Georgia's film tax credit is spinning off some unintended benefits.
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Blair Underwood is an attractive, charismatic actor, but all that charm will be put to the test and then some by "Ironside," another vintage revival that bears virtually no resemblance to the source.
The transformation of the TV biz that is underscored by Netflix's foray into the Emmys is big news in one sense, but a mere milepost on the medium's long evolution. Newly appointed TV Academy prexy…
F or years, the prevailing assumption has been that Emmy voters -- and TV people in general -- are positively ga-ga over movie stars. And if that's still really the case, here's a thought: Time to…
No conversation about Nielsen in the media business is complete without the word "frustration." There's little about the pre-eminent TV measurement company that hasn't drawn complaints, particularly…
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar