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Here’s which ‘Euphoria’ character you are, based on your zodiac sign

The HBO series, back for Season 2, shows Gen Zers living in a well-soundtracked purgatory of drug use, fledgling relationships, face glitter and full-frontal male nudity.

Discovery Mulls Different Upfront Concepts as WarnerMedia Merger Looms

Like other big media companies, Discovery is getting ready to put out a big “upfront” presentation in mid May, part of an annual bid by TV giants to…

The Hottest Films for Sale at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival

Sundance may have been forced to cancel its plans to host an in-person festival, but the shift to a virtual event isn’t likely to stifle dealmaking. After all,…

‘The Batman’ will have a punishingly long run time

“They should call it ‘The Punisher’ amirite?”

Netflix Acknowledges Streaming Rivals Are ‘Affecting Our Marginal Growth’

Netflix confirmed in its fourth-quarter 2021 earnings report that the boom in streaming competition over the past two years is having an impact on the platform’s growth. “Consumers…

Issa Rae’s Raedio Inks Multi-Project Development Deal With Audible

Another day, another mega-deal for multi-hyphenate creator Issa Rae, as the “Insecure” mastermind and her “audio everywhere company” Raedio have inked an exclusive development deal with Audible. Through…

Netflix Falls Short of Q4 Subscriber Target, Stock Tumbles on Weak Forecast

Netflix ended 2021 with a slightly lower-than-expected subscriber gain in the fourth quarter, and its stock took a steep dive with a weak Q1 outlook. The streaming giant…

Spanish TV Fiction Producers’ Appetite for Co-Production Grows

Traditionally, Spanish broadcasters retained all rights, paying producers a percentage of the budget of their series, which prevented them from building catalogs of their own rights. Although at…

‘City on Fire’ Series at Apple Casts Chase Sui Wonders (EXCLUSIVE)

Chase Sui Wonders has joined the upcoming “City on Fire” series at Apple, Variety has learned exclusively. The series is based on the book of the same name by…

FilmLA Reported Record Number of Shoot Days in 4th Quarter of 2021 Before Omicron Brought Delays

FilmLA has released its report for fourth quarter filming in the L.A. region. From October to December there was an all-time quarterly record of 10,780 shoot days. The…

HBO leads GLAAD Media Awards with 19 nominations

HBO and HBO Max landed the bulk of the nods for TV shows including “Hacks,” “The Other Two” and “The Sex Lives of College Girls.”

Spanish TV Fiction Eyes the Americas as It Promotes New Voices at Home

Entering into a post-“Money Heist” phase, the Spanish TV fiction industry is immersed in international growth strategies as it promotes at home new and original voices that create…