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Paramount+ to Launch in Japan via Partnerships With J:COM and Wowow

The Paramount+ streaming service will launch in Japan in December as a free-of-charge addition to cable and internet provider J:COM’s platform and to pay-TV service Wowow. Paramount+ originals […]

‘Yellowstone’ Draws 6.6 Million Viewers With Broadcast Debut

Though “Yellowstone” is now in its fifth and final season on Paramount Network, its series premiere just landed on broadcast TV for the first time, bringing 6.6 million […]

Dr. Phil and More CBS Studios Deals Suspended Amid Strikes; Salary and Benefits for Assistants Covered Through End of 2023

CBS Studios has suspended term deals with talkshow star Phil “Dr. Phil” McGraw, BET+’s “Kingdom Business” producer DeVon Franklin and “Nancy Drew” executive producer Lis Rowinski due to […]

Damien Chazelle Pays Tribute to William Friedkin in Moving Speech at ‘The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial’ Venice Premiere: ‘He Was Fearless’

Damien Chazelle paid tribute to late great director William Friedkin on Sunday in a moving speech at the Venice Film Festival where Friedkin’s last film “The Caine Mutiny […]

Guillermo Del Toro Acted as Back-Up Director for William Friedkin’s ‘The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial,’ Producer Reveals at Venice Launch

Guillermo Del Toro acted as back-up director for his friend, the late great William Friedkin, during the shoot of Friedkin’s last movie “The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial” which world […]

Writers Strike Hits Four-Month Mark as Resolve on Both Sides Hardens, Complicating the Return to Negotiations

The writers strike reached the four-month mark on Saturday, and as Hot Labor Summer moves to autumn, there is still no sign that it will be over any […]

CBS Stations Reveals Primetime Plans for Its 8 Former CW Affiliates Going Independent

CBS has announced that its eight CW-affiliated channels shifting to independent will make the transition on Friday. The network’s stations group revealed plans to change the call letters […]

Amazon Is Poised to Beat TV Networks at Measurement Game With Nielsen Partnership

Here’s an act of counting that isn’t going to be as easy as 1-2-3. Representatives of 80 different parties will at some point on Wednesday hear the latest […]

Scooter Braun Gets Free Advice in a ‘Mogul Memo’ Monologue

Every week, subscribers to Variety Intelligence Platform receive a “Mogul Memo” column addressed to one luminary or another in the entertainment industry, filled with candid advice on how […]

CBS Faces New Super Bowl Ad Plays Thanks to Nickelodeon Simulcast

Selling commercials for the Super Bowl, once one of the least complicated processes in modern media is growing infinitely more complex. In 2024, Paramount Global will air Super […]

Horror Thriller ‘Vindicta,’ With Elena Kampouris, Sean Astin and Jeremy Piven, Acquired by Paramount’s Republic Pictures (EXCLUSIVE)

Sean McNamara’s horror thriller “Vindicta” has been picked up by Paramount’s Republic Pictures. The film rounds up Elena Kampouris, Sean Astin and Jeremy Piven for a story about […]

Paramount Global Drops Plan to Sell Majority Stake in BET

Paramount Global has decided to no longer sell a majority stake in its BET Media Group. According to The Wall Street Journal, the company announced Wednesday that it […]