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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…

HBO Content Chief Casey Bloys Explains Restructure, Layoffs in Memo to Staffers

HBO/HBO Max chief content officer Casey Bloys sent a memo to employees this afternoon, explaining the decision by Warner Bros. Discovery to layoff 70 employees, or 14% of…

Croatia’s Drugi Plan, Bulgaria’s Agitprop Board Serbian Political Thriller ‘Sabre’ as Balkan TV Co-Production Market Heats Up (EXCLUSIVE)

Croatia’s Drugi Plan and Bulgaria’s Agitprop, two of the leading production outfits in Southeast Europe, have been attached to co-produce the upcoming drama series “Sabre,” a political thriller…

‘The White Lotus,’ ‘Severance’ Lead 2nd Annual HCA TV Awards (Winners List)

HBO’s “The White Lotus” and Apple TV+’s “Severance” led the HCA TV Awards’ two-night ceremony, winning five awards each in the broadcast/cable and streaming awards, respectively. “The White…

‘Westworld’s’ Season 4 Finale Suggests the Show Is at the End of the Line: TV Review

SPOILER ALERT: This review contains spoilers for the Season 4 finale of “Westworld,” entitled “Que Será, Será,” now streaming on HBO Max. Reviewing the first four episodes of…

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…

Disney CEO says price hikes may hit Disney World, Disneyland again

CEO Bob Chapek said price increases are expected, as long as there’s high demand for Disney’s theme parks.

‘Batgirl’ Movie Axing Spawns Hilarious #HBOMaxJustCanceled Trend

The recent decision by Warner Bros. Discovery to shelve the nearly finished DC superhero movie “Batgirl” left fans confused and outraged. But it has also yielded a trove…

Kaley Cuoco Is ‘Definitely Open’ to ‘The Flight Attendant’ Season 3: ‘I Could See It Happening’

In May, Kaley Cuoco said that she felt “the plane has landed” on “The Flight Attendant,” seemingly telling viewers that the HBO Max series would not be returning…

George R.R. Martin reignites ‘Game of Thrones’ finale feud: I was left ‘out of the loop’

When asked why he took a step back from HBO’s production, the author responded, “I don’t know—you have to ask Dan and David.”

Sarajevo Film Festival Industry Head Maša Marković on How the Balkan Event Continues to Nurture Local Talent, Stay Relevant

In some ways it’s a year of transition for the Sarajevo Film Festival, which sees former industry head and co-director Jovan Marjanović take the helm as festival director,…

Beta Film Adds Serbian, Czech-Slovak Dramas to Growing Central and Eastern Europe Slate (EXCLUSIVE)

Beta Film has added two new titles to its growing slate of titles from Central and Eastern Europe, acquiring international distribution rights to Serbian supernatural drama “Block 27”…