Dawn Ostroff TV Summit
Dawn Ostroff TV Summit

Dawn Ostroff Touts Condé Nast's Crime Series Lineup

Condé Nast Entertainment president Dawn Ostroff explained at Variety‘s Tune In! TV Summit how the Conde Nast brand has moved beyond print magazines to transform its content, starting with two true-crime shows. She contrasted Vanity Fair’s true-crime show, “Vanity Fair Confidential,” which airs for 48 minutes on Investigation Discovery, with Conde Nast’s crime series on Snapchat, saying it’s “literally the pendulum that you would see on ’48 Hours,’ ‘Dateline,’ or any of those shows, but we tell the story in four minutes. We tell the story in Snapchat style … it’s done millions and millions and millions of views in a day, so that’s amazing to see how you could take a four-minute crime and reinvent it for a different generation.”

Most Popular

  • Big Little Lies Emmys 2019

    Emmys: Why Your Favorite Shows Aren’t Nominated

    Variety‘s Elizabeth Wagmeister explains why some fan favorite shows weren’t nominated this year. They weren’t snubbed, they just weren’t eligible. Shows like “Big Little Lies,” “Stranger Things,” “The Crown,” “The Loudest Voice” and “The Handmaid’s Tale” all missed the eligibility window of having its first episode air between June 1, 2018, and May 31, 2019.

  • Chance The Rapper at The Lion

    Chance the Rapper Was a Nostalgia Consultant on ‘The Lion King’

    Chance the Rapper said Donald Glover brought him on as a nostalgia consultant for “The Lion King” because he was such a “‘Lion King’ aficionado,” he told Variety‘s Marc Malkin at the LA premiere. He also revealed that Glover, his friend and voice of adult Simba in the live-action/CGI remake, had him record lines for a […]

Access exclusive content