Arriving on Tuesday, Drake's third album "Nothing Was the Same" represents the final entry in this summer's trifecta of hugely hyped new releases from hip-hop's biggest names, following Kanye West's…
Michael Barra, until recently the senior veep of Daryl Roth Theatrical Licensing, has struck out on his own to form Stageworks Media, a new production company that will focus on adapting content for…
The distance between Hollywood and Silicon Valley is being bridged by people like Seacrest and Systrom, who are emblematic of an ongoing cross-pollination between these two worlds.
With a 168% growth in Brazil's pay TV market over the past five years, Viacom Intl. Media Networks (VIMN) has taken control of MTV Brazil, which will launch across key cable operators on Oct. 1.
FX has helped set the bar pretty high for moody crime dramas, and held up against that standard, "The Bridge" simply doesn't measure up. Infused with gritty atmosphere and an intriguing setting — set…
Insiders believe that there's no revolution in terrestrial radio because the owners know it's headed into the dumper. They're just milking it for all they can before it falls off a cliff.
With a sordid "true story" of sex, violence and Mormonism tailor-made for TV-movie treatment, "Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret" makes no apologies for its obligatory exploitation. Twenty years ago…
ANNECY – The more things change, as they say in France… Twenty years after France fought a near-lone battle to preserve limitations on American pop culture, Gaul has done it again. During 13 hours of…
The Internet blew a hole in the music business so wide that those still in it can't see it.
Variety has tapped respected music industry voice Bob Lefsetz as a contributing columnist. Lefsetz's passionate and provocative observations on music, media and pop culture will be a regular feature…
For three consecutive years, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has tried to reinvent the wheel with the Oscars and ended up on artistic blocks. So how will they fare next year? The…