As we celebrate the election of this country's first African-American president, your readers and the creative community should take note of the fact that two people in your industry -- Marcy Carsey…
YouTube this week signed a deal to stream full-length MGM pics. Other films and TV episodes are widely available on the Web, which raises the question: Why don't studios stream all those "for your…
A&E has renewed nonfiction skein "Intervention" for a sixth season.
Does the Pulitzer committee recognize quizzes? Because I think what we have here is a shoo-in: the Official Emanuel Brother Diagnostic Personality Test! (hat tip to Thompson On Hollywood) [Wonkette]
The large "Variety" sign started going up today atop 5900 Wilshire Blvd. We’ll all be working from there starting Dec.1. Thus, another chapter for yours truly with Variety. I started April 24, 1953…
Give 'em credit for doing the unlikely: AEG Live is turning couch potatoes into a new breed of concertgoers by translating TV shows into stage productions. It started with "American Idol," hit lows…
"Rosa Parks sat so that Martin Luther King could walk. Martin Luther King walked so that Obama could run. Obama is running so that we can fly." This is all over the Internet.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein is trying to make sure that if the hottest ticket of 2009 gets any hotter, it could be illegal. The California Democrat, who heads up the congressional committee overseeing…
How did indie film become inextricably linked with Prop. 8? First, there was the question of whether an earlier release date for Focus Features’ "Milk" might have helped defeat the ban on gay…
Is there an end date in the future of "The Oprah Winfrey Show"? Depends on whom you ask.