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‘Better Call Saul’ Series Finale: How Does Saul’s Story End?

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not watched the series finale of “Better Call Saul” Season 6, titled “Saul Gone.” More than seven years after “Better Call…

‘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…

Bob Greenblatt Turns His ‘Gift of Free Time’ into Memoir of Producing, Programming and Persevering

After years of working with accomplished writers to develop TV shows, Greenblatt says it was humbling and invigorating to face the blank page every day. “It was about…

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…

Hulu’s ‘Legacy’ Feels Like Yet Another Story About the Showtime-Era Lakers: TV Review

In entertainment, as in sports, it’s all about timing. Which makes “Legacy: The True Story of the LA Lakers” a victim of the TV industry’s current interest in…

Emmy Predictions: Directing (Drama Series) – Hwang Dong-hyuk and Ben Stiller Become Challengers to the ‘Succession’ Nominated Trio

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…

UTA Co-Heads of TV Lit Dan Erlij and Allan Haldeman Break Down State of Streaming, ‘Transparency’ of AVOD Future

With streamers making their biggest bets yet on content — and more of them about to include advertising options — Variety spoke with Dan Erlij and Allan Haldeman,…

Field of Dreams 2022: How to Watch the Film-Inspired MLB Game Online

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Variety may receive an affiliate commission. The MLB is returning to the iconic…

‘Batgirl,’ David Zaslav and the End of Streaming Evangelism in Hollywood (Column)

Five years almost to the day after it began, Hollywood’s evangelistic fervor for streaming has been extinguished this week by the “Batgirl” imbroglio.  Warner Bros. Discovery’s decision to…

Alexander Skarsgård and Nicholas Braun Join Cast of ‘Documentary Now!’ Season 53 (TV News Roundup)

Alexander Skarsgård, Nicholas Braun, French actor Liliane Rovère and others have joined the cast for Season 53 of “Documentary Now!,” IFC announced Friday. The channel also released a first…

Vice News Promotes Beverly Chase to Vice President of Current Programming, Development (EXCLUSIVE)

Beverly Chase has been promoted to vice president of current programming and development for Vice News and Vice World News, Variety has learned exclusively. Chase was previously the…

Christina Spade Will Take Over as AMC Networks’ CEO

Christina Spade, a veteran media executive who was previously chief financial officer of the former ViacomCBS, has been named the new chief executive of AMC Networks, tasked with…