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What the Variety Staff Is Thankful for in Entertainment in 2021

Movie theaters reopened, “Succession” Season 3 is finally here and some of the biggest artists are hitting the road once again to go back on tour. As the…

BET’s Scott Mills Promoted to CEO; ViacomCBS’ Bob Bakish Says ‘He’s Got the Right Stuff’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Scott Mills had a plan for BET. Four years after he took over as president of the network, the proof is in the output: Under Mills’ watch, BET…

BTS Rules the Night at the American Music Awards

At this year’s American Music Awards, one thing was abundantly clear: BTS owned the night. The K-pop group — consisting of members Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V…

Marsai Martin Signs With UTA (EXCLUSIVE)

“Black-ish” and “Little” star Marsai Martin and her Genius Entertainment production company have signed with UTA for representation in all areas. In 2019, Martin starred in “Little,” a…

How ‘Soul Train’ became the new Apollo for black artists

During the 1970s, when the Apollo was struggling, “Soul Train” was revving its engine and taking the black music — and, of course, dance — experience from the theater to your television.

Korea’s CJ ENM Makes $1 Billion Bet on Endeavor Content to Become a Global Entertainment Player

South Korean entertainment conglomerate CJ ENM is making a nearly $1 billion bet to grow into a bigger player in the global content business by buying an an…

NAACP Image Awards Announces Ceremony Date, New Podcast Categories for In-Person 2022 Event

The NAACP Image Awards will return with an in-person ceremony on Saturday, February 26, 2022 — and broadcast live on BET. The NAACP announced Thursday that it has…

‘The Game’ star Hosea Chanchez: ‘The odds were always against us’

Hosea Chanchez is one of the only actors to appear in all nine seasons of football dramedy “The Game” as well as its revival on Paramount+. “Wendy Raquel Robinson I are the only two people that have done every single episode of the show from the inception to now,” Chanchez, 40, told The Post on…

David Harbour Takes on Dark Holiday Thriller Violent Night from Dead Snow Director Tommy Wirkola

Stranger Things star David Harbour will lead his own action franchise in Universal Pictures’ Violent Night, which stems from the mind of John Wick and Nobody director David…

Latin American TV Trends – Broken Down by The Wit at MipCancun

Geneva-based TV ratings analysis company The Wit has presented at MipCancun what it deems to be the current and potential buzz titles in Latin America. Speaking to Variety, The…

‘Love Affair(s),’ ‘Ibrahim,’ ‘Night Doctor’ Win Prizes at Coloca’s 25th Anniversary Edition

Emmanuel Mouret’s “Love Affair(s),” Samir Guesmi’s “Ibrahim” and Elie Wajeman’s “Night Doctor” won top prizes at Colcoa, the French film and TV festival which just wrapped its 25th…

DaBaby and DaniLeigh’s birth charts spell doomed love — and live feeds

You can see a lot about the crash and burn of Sagittarius singer DaniLeigh and Capricorn rapper DaBaby.