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Ancestry’s Latest Big-Pitch Commercial Streamed On Pluto, Paramount+

One of the commercials running on the streaming-video site Pluto is big enough to look just like one of its many content selections. Rather than break up a…

Vince McMahon Misconduct Investigation ‘Substantially Complete,’ WWE Says

WWE said its board’s investigation into alleged misconduct by ex-CEO and chairman Vince McMahon is “substantially complete.” The company restated earnings going back to 2019 to account for…

SAG-AFTRA Reaches Deal With Studios on Actors’ Exclusivity

SAG-AFTRA announced on Monday evening that it has reached a tentative agreement with the major studios on actor exclusivity periods, an issue that has become a top priority…

Showrunners Behind Abortion Safety Protocols Letters Speak Out for the First Time, Reveal Second Letter to the Studios (EXCLUSIVE)

The coalition of television showrunners and creators who’ve mobilized in recent weeks around the pressing issue of abortion safety protocols on set have now sent a second letter…

Provocative Brazilian Film ‘Rule 34’ Wins the Top Prize at Locarno Film Festival

“Rule 34,” a challenging and sexually explicit film from Brazilian director Julia Murat, has emerged as the surprise winner of the Golden Leopard award at this year’s Locarno…

Awards HQ August 12 BONUS EDITION: Final Emmy Voting Has Started! Exclusive Host Chat with Kenan Thompson; Variety Talk Conundrum; More!

AWARDS CIRCUIT COLUMN: As More Late Night Shows Disappear, TV Academy Will Have to Figure Out Its Variety Series Conundrum Soon As the number of major late-night shows…

‘Angry Annie’ Review: A Stirring French Abortion Drama Driven By a Spirit of Feminist Solidarity

The fashions, fabrics and eye-crossingly patterned wallpapers of the 1970s abound in “Angry Annie,” a French period piece practically painted in avocado green and Le Creuset orange, with…

Lionsgate Will Mandate Abortion Safety Protocols for Employees, CEO Says in Memo (EXCLUSIVE)

Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer — in his regular weekly letter to the staff — has vowed that the company will prioritize and protect the reproductive rights of its…

More Than 40 Film Pitches Slated for Haugesund’s New Nordic Films

More than 300 industry delegates from top shingles including Warner Bros Discovery, Viaplay, Germany’s Constantin Film, The Match Factory and France’s TF1 Studio are expected on the shores…

Studios Ignore Specific Demands for Abortion Safety Protocols in Collective Response to Showrunners’ Letters

After more than a thousand showrunners behind some of the most popular shows in the world mobilized to demand specific abortion safety protocols be put in place at…

Larry Wilmore to Host the 46th Annual Humanitas Prizes (EXCLUSIVE)

Comedian, writer and actor Larry Wilmore has been tapped to host the 46th Annual Humanitas Prizes, which return as an in-person event on September 9, 2022 at the…

Spotter Taps Marketing Veteran Galvea Kelly as First CMO for YouTube Video-Monetization Startup

Spotter, a startup that pays YouTube creators cash for the right to monetize their video libraries, hired Galvea Kelly as its first chief marketing officer. Kelly most recently…