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Gothams Generate Oscars Momentum for Adam Sandler, Michelle Williams and Gina Prince-Bythewood

It’s easy to write off the Gotham Awards as an early bird ceremony that is decided by a jury of five industry people. It’s too small, too niche,…

‘Live From My Den’ Season 4 Showcases a Diverse Lineup of Today’s Most Innovative Artists

Artists Den brings “Live From My Den” back for another season, highlighting today’s most extraordinary artists as they perform from the creative spaces of their homes, studios and…

Ministry Unpacks Ideas on India as a Content Hub, Confirms Launch of Streaming Service

Apurva Chandra, Secretary for Information and Broadcasting Ministry, on Thursday confirmed plans to create a national streaming platform within the National Film Development Corporation website. The move is…

Variety’s Entertainment Summit at CES, Featuring Entertainment and Media Leaders, Returns In-Person Jan. 6

Variety returns with its popular Entertainment Summit at CES in-person, exploring how new technologies and innovation are steering the future of film, TV, digital media, gaming and more,…

Music Industry Moves: Grammy Nominee Amy Allen Signs With Warner Chappell

Warner Chappell Music has signed a global admin deal with Amy Allen, the singer-songwriter credited for writing top singles for Harry Styles (“Adore You,” “Matilda”), Halsey (“Without Me,”…

Pong inventor made Steve Jobs work night shift because of his bad B.O.

Apple founder Jobs was also “a nasty guy” and “a pain to work with,” said Allan Alcorn, now celebrating Pong’s 50th anniversary.

‘Property Brothers’ Stars Join Variety’s Inaugural Business of Lifestyle Breakfast

Variety will host its first-ever Business of Lifestyle Breakfast, honoring lifestyle TV pioneers and rising stars who have used their platforms to drive thriving retail, e-commerce, licensing, branded…

Marvel Fans Showing Franchise Fatigue, While DC Fans More Likely to Prefer Single Superhero Over Universe, Says New Fandom Study

Over one-third of Marvel fans feel fatigued from the constant stream of content served in theaters and on Disney+ this year, according to a new study released on…

New ‘Lord of the Rings’ Owner Embracer Gives First Hint of What’s to Come During Q2 Overview

Embracer Group, the new owners of Middle Earth Enterprises — the holding company that owns the “Lord of the Rings” among other J.R.R. Tolkien titles — have given…

Game Awards 2022 Nominations: ‘God of War Ragnarök,’ ‘Elden Ring’ and ‘Horizon Forbidden West’ Dominate

The nominations for the Game Awards 2022, which celebrate the most cutting-edge voices of the year in gaming, have been announced.  “God of War Ragnarök” leads the pack…

The Best Black Friday Deals to Shop Right Now: From Le Creuset Cookware to Bose Headphones

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Variety may receive an affiliate commission. Black Friday doesn’t technically kick off until…

Surprise! Toy Giant MGA Entertainment Takes Aim at Content and Gaming With Studio Launch, Pixel Zoo Animation Acquisition (EXCLUSIVE)

Toy giant MGA Entertainment is the latest big player from outside Hollywood to take aim at the content business. The privately held firm, based in Chatsworth and home…