The Alliance

SAG-AFTRA Reaches Deal With Studios on Actors’ Exclusivity

SAG-AFTRA announced on Monday evening that it has reached a tentative agreement with the major studios on actor exclusivity periods, an issue that has become a top priority…

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…

A New Threat to California Film, Television and Streaming Jobs (Opinion)

Enjoying the Golden Age of film and TV franchises? Legislation rapidly moving in Sacramento could bring it all to a crashing halt. Film, television, and streaming have never…

Sanfic Industria Series Lab Highlights Titles from Fernando Epstein, Laura Farhi, Paola Teran (EXCLUSIVE)

Opening up to works from over the whole of Latin America, this year’s Sanfic Industria Series Lab will highlight series currently in development from Uruguay’s Fernando Epstein, Argentina’s…

Taurean Blacque, Detective Neal Washington on ‘Hill Street Blues,’ Dies at 82

Taurean Blacque, beloved for his role of Detective Neal Washington on “Hill Street Blues,” has died. He was 82 years old. Blacque died Thursday according to his son…

The End of Ownership: Why the Battle Over Paying TV Creatives Is Only Getting Crazier

There’s a storm brewing in Hollywood’s creative community, just as the largest unions and employers are preparing to wrestle anew at the contract bargaining table. The industry is…