Andrew Bachelor could very well be the next big thing in comedy. He's developing a pilot with BET, had a corporate-sponsored gig with Samsung and has even taken to selling his own merchandise. No…
With the deadline this week for the first round of bidding for IMG Worldwide, the focus in the industry is whether any number of entertainment players would emerge as a serious suitor for the sports…
In light of the smashing B.O. triumph of "Despicable Me" and its sequel, "Despicable Me 2," France's toon industry has never been so appealing to U.S. studios and TV networks.
NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” ruled as the top program Tuesday, but the veteran reality contest slumped to a season low on a night that also saw ABC’s “Extreme Weight Loss” fatten up some and move…
Peter Bart: I asked my friend Michael Fleming of Deadline Hollywood to comment on the tendency of journalists to look at the glitterati through rose-colored glasses, since we both have interviewed…
The first day of the workshop featured a seemingly endless barrage of biz-related activities. The 17 youngsters from across Los Angeles who participated, rotated through workshops on commercials…
Although Watkins handles everything from wedding parties to Oscar bookings, her specialty is press junkets.
Perhaps the best way to describe the hefty sums top talent agencies shell out for their headquarters comes from one of Hollywood's best-known tenpercenters, WME's Ari Emanuel: "Oy, gevalt. That's a…
Everyone has to start somewhere — even those who one day wind up calling the shots. Variety polled dozens of producers, studio execs, entertainment lawyers, managers and agents to identify those who…
Most of the major agencies have an investment group focused on backing everything from producers of online videos to health food and fashion brands.