Caucasian males remain the dominant group among TV directors, helming 72% of all primetime episodes in the 2012-13 season, according to a new report from the Directors Guild of America. That number…
It used to be that when Nielsen issued the final program rankings on the day after the season ended, the ratings book was closed. But as DVRs play an increasingly larger role in how Americans watch…
Judging by numbers alone, the 2012-13 Broadway season was kind of a bummer. Sales and, even more notably, attendance were down. So why is the nation's network of road presenters so excited?
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Disney’s long-running ayem chatfest “Live!” is looking good with its tandem of Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan, last month logging its largest audience in a May sweep in four years. The show, now…
Variety's Team TV looks back at what we watched - and how we watched
Broadway left its B.O. records unbroken in the 2012-13 season, logging drops both in cumulative gross and, more notably, in attendance. It's been a while since a Main Stem season didn't break a sales…
It wouldn’t be a “Saturday Night Live” season finale without the bittersweet moment that comes when a veteran cast member makes a final appearance. Last night it was Bill Hader’s turn to say goodbye…
The fuzzy picture for next season's series pickups will clear up a little this week as the broadcast nets begin their formal pilot screenings.
The nominations for the 2013 Tony Awards shaped up into a head-to-head battle between drag queens and little girls, with musical "Kinky Boots" leading the pack with 13 noms and "Matilda," with 12…
The five shows opening on Broadway this week have all gotten an awards-season boost, with the Drama League naming a wide-ranging slate of nominations that includes "Macbeth," "The Testament of Mary,"…
And they're off: The Outer Critics Circle launched the 2013 legit awards-season frenzy with its annual pack of nominations, led by Broadway revival "Pippin" with 11 nods and new Rialto musical "Kinky…