Before Netflix's "Grace and Frankie" made headlines by daring to pair seventysomething leads in a sitcom, there was "Last Tango in Halifax," and for that matter, "Vicious," both PBS series starring…
Last Tango in Halifax
Derek Jacobi continues his march toward adorable PBS mascot status, with the one-two punch of returning drama "Last Tango in Halifax" and the premiere of "Vicious," a new sitcom co-starring Ian…
Paris-based Studiocanal is in negotiations to acquire Red Prods., a leading U.K. producer of scripted and factual programs. The acquisition of Red Prods. would mark another significant step in…
Impeccably cast, extremely handsome, predictably soapy and a trifle slow moving, it's another first-rate costume drama.
The MPAA has hired John McCoskey, previously chief technology officer of pubcaster PBS, as executive VP and CTO. In addition, the trade group named Alex Deacon to the newly created position of senior…
An enchanting six-part series about lost love, missed opportunities and second chances, one can hardly imagine such a project getting greenlit by a U.S. commercial network.
Public television's venerable "NewsHour" is loosening up for the weekend. This is PBS, so all things are relative: The show may undo its collar, but it won't be stripping down to a bathing suit. When…
The Emmy telecast is not eligible to win an Emmy award. But the Oscars, Tonys, Grammys and Golden Globes are — and have all garnered nominations for this year's ceremony. Confused? By all means, get…
OWN has offered a straight to series order for new docuseries “Crazy.Sexy.Life.” Reality show, produced by CORE Media, centers on the fast-paced lives of four longtime friends living in Gotham…
A mix of programming — led by “Under the Dome,” “Big Brother” and preseason NFL action — carried CBS to primetime victories in key demos last week. This was CBS’ second 18-49 triumph in the last…
When Daily Variety covered the March on Washington, the banner headline the day after the historic civil rights event read, “March Tramples on D.C. Boxoffice; Showfolk Figure in Demonstration.” The…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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