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‘Downton Abbey’ Creator Julian Fellowes Teases Possibility of a Third Film

The Crawley’s are back — but with a twist. “Downton Abbey,” the hit British TV series that ran for six seasons on PBS, is making its way onto…

‘PBS NewsHour’ Sets Succession Plan for Judy Woodruff

“PBS NewsHour” typically dissects the news with a depth its counterparts at ABC, NBC and CBS do not. For tonight, at least, the venerable show is generating headlines…

‘POV’ Unveils 35th Season Lineup, Led by ‘Wuhan Wuhan’ (EXCLUSIVE)

“POV,” the longest-running series for independent documentaries on television, has unveiled the majority of its slate for the series’ 35th season, which launches on July 11 with Yung…

‘Batman Unburied’ Hits No. 1 on Spotify Charts Worldwide, Beating Joe Rogan (Podcast News Roundup)

In today’s podcast roundup, “Batman Unburied” flies to the top of Spotify’s charts; HBO Max’s “The Staircase” gets a companion podcast; Slate’s “Slow Burn” Season 7 will unpack…

Daytime Emmy Nominations 2022: Beyoncé Earns First Nod, ‘The Young and the Restless’ Tops ‘General Hospital’

Beyoncé is among the first-time nominees at this year Daytime Emmys, as the National Academy of Arts & Sciences announced the ceremony’s 2022 nominations on Thursday. The singer…

Evil side of ‘Swingin’ London’ laid bare in ‘Ridley Road’

The summer of 1962 might have arrived on the cusp of “Swingin’ London” in the UK — but not for the victims of rampant anti-Semitism and racism vis-a-vis the rise of National Socialism. That’s dramatized in “Ridley Road,” a four-part series which premiered last fall on BBC One and is now airing on Masterpiece on…

DP Stephen H. Burum to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Camerimage

Cinematographer Stephen H. Burum will be honored at EnergaCamerimage with the festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Set to run in Torun, Poland, on Nov. 12-19, Camerimage, which focuses on…

David Birney, star of ‘St. Elsewhere’ and ‘Bridget Loves Bernie,’ dead at 83

David Birney, star of “Bridget Loves Bernie” and “St. Elsewhere,” died Friday. He was 83.

Emmy Predictions: Limited Series – We Could Have Six Nominees, if a Handful More Shows Are Submitted

Variety Awards Circuit section is the home for all awards news and related content throughout the year, featuring the following: the official awards predictions for the upcoming Oscars…

Was Phish’s Madison Square Garden Run a Superspreader Event? Some, Including Howard Stern, Think So

The recent run of Phish shows at Madison Square Garden had people talking for all kinds of reasons. The four-night bow represented dates rescheduled from New Year’s 2021…

Daytime Emmys Sets CBS Ceremony Date, as NATAS Names Lifetime Achievement Honorees

The 49th Daytime Emmy Awards return to a live, in-person format this year on Friday, June 24, airing on both CBS and Paramount+. Also, the National Academy of…

Jon Stewart Saluted as ‘Godfather of Righteous Outrage’ at Mark Twain Prize Event

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Comedian Jon Stewart was awarded the Kennedy Center’s Mark Twain Prize on Sunday in a raucous affair that celebrated his genius at exposing hypocrisy and…