Sunday, September 23, 2018

‘Superior Donuts,’ ‘Man With a Plan’ Score Full Season 2 Orders at CBS

CBS has picked up sophomore Monday comedies “Superior Donuts” and “Man with a Plan” for full seasons, Variety has learned. “Superior Donuts” takes place in a small Chicago donut shop, where curmudgeonly owner...

Our Staff Picks: TV Shows to Watch the Week of Nov. 27, 2017

Welcome back to Tune In: our weekly newsletter offering a guide to the best of the week’s TV. Each week, Variety’s TV team combs through the week’s schedule, selecting our picks of...

Grammy Nominations: Seven Biggest Snubs and Surprises

Every year, the nominations for the Grammy Awards are met with varying degrees of surprise, exhilaration, outrage and boredom — and with dozens of categories, they can be a roller-coaster ride...

Aviron Pictures Acquires ‘Destination Wedding’ With Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

David Dinerstein’s Aviron Pictures has acquired North American distribution rights to Victor Levin’s “Destination Wedding,” a romantic comedy reuniting Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder. The deal also includes all English-speaking territories,...

How to Watch the Grammy Awards Nominations

The Recording Academy will announce the 2018 Grammy Awards nominations on Tuesday morning. Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Andra Day will kick off the announcement by revealing the nominees in the four general field categories: best...

Peter Horton Developing NBC Drama Based on San Francisco Cop Karen Lynch (EXCLUSIVE)

A drama series is in development at NBC based on the life of Karen Lynch, one of San Francisco’s first female police officers, Variety has learned exclusively. Raised by a schizophrenic mother, the...

‘Beauty and the Beast’ Returning for One-Week Awards Run at Two Locations

Disney is making an awards season push for its live-action “Beauty and the Beast” with a one-week re-release starting Dec. 1 at the AMC Century City in Los Angeles and AMC...

Khalid Signs With BMI

“Location” singer Khalid has signed with performing rights organization BMI, the PRO announced today. The R&B newcomer is among 2017’s breakout acts, having reached a peak position of No. 12 on...

How Turkey’s TRT World Wants to Win Over U.S. Online Video Viewers (EXCLUSIVE)

American cable news networks are about to get some unlikely competition online. No, it’s not another news site pivoting to video. Instead, it’s Turkey’s public broadcaster TRT, which has quietly begun...

Apple Projected to Spend $4.2 Billion on Original Content by 2022

Apple will ramp its original content spend to $4.2 billion by 2022 as part of an effort to expand a rebranded Apple Music, according to a projection from Loup Ventures analyst...

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YouTube Creators CaptainSparklez, EvanTube Sign With Kid-Media Startup Pocket.watch

Pocket.watch has signed partnership deals with two big YouTube creators — EvanTube and CaptainSparklez — giving the children’s media startup a network that produces...

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