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L.A. Reid’s HitCo, Label Home to Jennifer Lopez and Saint Jhn, Sold to Concord (EXCLUSIVE)

HitCo Entertainment, the music company launched by Antonio L.A. Reid (pictured at left) and Charles Goldstuck (at right) in 2017, has been sold to Concord, Variety has learned…

Endeavor to Sell Diamond Baseball Holdings to Silver Lake

Endeavor has set a deal to sell its Diamond Baseball Holdings company to private equity firm Silver Lake, which is the majority owner of Endeavor. Under Endeavor, DBH…

Fred Savage denies ‘inappropriate’ conduct after ‘Wonder Years’ firing

The actor-turned-director was fired in May 2022 after accusers outlined behavior that they claimed was “manipulative,” “erratic” and worse.

Axios Sold to Cox Enterprises in $525 Million Deal

Axios Media has been acquired by Cox Enterprises in a cash deal said to value the digital news company at $525 million. Media and advertising firm Cox Enterprises…

Barack and Michelle Obama Make Surprise Appearance at Martha’s Vineyard African Film Festival for Netflix Doc ‘Descendant’

The 2022 Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival (MVAFF) kicked off Friday with great pomp and circumstance — and a few bars of “Hail to the Chief” —…

‘First Kill’ Showrunner Speaks Out After Series Canceled: Netflix Failed to Market ‘Compelling Elements’

“First Kill” showrunner Felicia D. Henderson held Netflix accountable while talking to The Daily Beast about the streamer’s decision to cancel her lesbian teenage vampire series after only…

Vin Scully, Legendary Sports Announcer and Voice of the Dodgers, Dies at 94

Vin Scully, the longtime Dodgers play-by-play announcer considered by many to be the king of his profession, died Tuesday. He was 94. The Los Angeles Dodgers confirmed Scully’s…

‘Atlanta’ Sets Premiere Date, Debuts Trailer for Fourth and Final Season

The fourth and final season of “Atlanta,” the comedy series from creator, showrunner and star Donald Glover, will premiere with two episodes on Sept. 15 at 10 p.m.…

‘Alex’s War’ Review: A Gripping and Disturbing Look at Alex Jones and the Politics of Unreality

At the start of “Alex’s War,” a documentary about Alex Jones, the infamous talk-news conspiracist guru of InfoWars is described by assorted media outlets as “a performance artist,”…

Neil Patrick Harris on His First On-Camera Gay Sex Scene in ‘Uncoupled,’ Fake Penises and Joining ‘Doctor Who’

Neil Patrick Harris is showing a side of himself that we’ve never seen before. In Darren Star and Jeffrey Richman’s new Netflix series “Uncoupled,” Harris stars as Michael,…

‘Renaissance’: Meet Nova Wav, the Songwriting and Producing Duo Behind Half of Beyoncé’s New Album

Two years ago, songwriting and producing duo Nova Wav first chatted with Beyoncé over pizza about what would become her seventh full-length album: “Renaissance.” Released on Friday, the 16-track…

Bombshell doc lays bare the scams of the ‘world’s worst influencer’

From the mid-2010s, Caroline Calloway pulled off a series of schemes that might even make Anna Delvey blush: spending a six-figure advance for a book that never materialized, flogging tickets for writing seminars that didn’t exist and selling her own line of skincare shamelessly named “Snake Oil.”