DNegTV, the television arm of London-based visual effects house Double Negative, is set to open a facility in Los Angeles. Andy Williams, formerly head of production at Stargate Studios, has been…
Special tributes during the Primetime Emmys to Cory Monteith, James Gandolfini, Jean Stapleton, Jonathan Winters and Gary David Goldberg, came as leadouts to commercials, beginning nearly 30 minutes…
The first mention of the Hollywood sign in Variety came in the "To the Ladies" pages, in coverage of the fashionable scene at the Pacific Southwest tennis tournament. "Hollywood Puts It on Tennis…
Each of the tributes, which will come in addition to the traditional In Memoriam segment, will be delivered by a colleague who had a close relationship with them.
With movie music nights having become de rigueur at concert halls and amphitheaters across the land — not to mention recently sprung festival showcases — it might be important to note the event that…
It's been said that at the root of all great comedy lies anger and resentment, and judging from the first meeting of longtime Improv partners Budd Friedman and Mark Lonow, perhaps that maxim applies…
Jonathan Winters, once described by "Tonight Show" host Jack Paar as "pound for pound, the funniest man alive" and a comedian whose freeform work with multiple voices and personalities presaged the…
Entertainment One is set to expand its U.K. television footprint, signing a first-look television deal in Blighty with Eleven Film.
A treasure trove of archival performance footage and a stellar lineup of reminiscing interviewees make "Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation" a most enjoyable flashback.
Frank Peppiatt, co-creator, writer and producer of "Hee Haw," one of the longest-running and most profitable television variety programs, died Nov. 7 of bladder cancer in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. He…
Robert Finkel, an Emmy-winning TV director and producer, died April 30 of age-related complications in Beverly Hills. He was 94.