Showtime is developing a one-hour scripted series that takes a peek behind the scenes of a professional basketball team, with NBA coaching great Phil Jackson and current Los Angeles Lakers assistant…
That Championship Season
Martin Cassidy, who acted and sang in theater, on television and in feature films, died in Los Angeles on August 26 following a prolonged illness. He was 75. The handsome Irish tenor began his career…
As media conglomerates other than owner Walt Disney launch their own sports-focused cablers, the question is whether the Bristol, Conn.-based powerhouse can dominate the field or if it must share the…
You can put away the fogey jokes, because CBS has climbed to the top of Demo Mountain. With as many of the top scripted series among adults 18-49 as its three rivals combined, the Eye has captured…
The NCAA men's basketball Final Four, including the championship game, will be migrating to TBS, a continued sign of the narrowing gap between broadcast and cable.
Charles Durning, who often brought an edge to good-natured characters and did memorable turns in "The Sting," "Dog Day Afternoon," "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" and "Tootsie," among many…
Shia LaBeouf will make his Broadway debut in the upcoming Rialto production of 1983 play "Orphans," joining a cast that already includes Alec Baldwin. Previews March 19 ahead of an April 7 opening at…
Jeff Stetson's sprawling, sometimes awkward, always provocative work tackles the great subject of generational neglect.
A look at this year's honorees for Variety's Sports Entertainment Impact Report.
Bruce Surtees, cinematographer on more than 50 films, including Bob Fosse's "Lenny," for which he Surtees was Oscar nominated, and Clint Eastwood pics "Dirty Harry," "High Plains Drifter," "The…