WGA Strike

Tony Awards Moves 2024 Ceremony to Lincoln Center, Reveals Key Dates

The 77th Tony Awards are moving to the Upper West Side and will take place at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center. It’s the fourth location […]

‘Yellowstone’ Episode 4 Reaches 4.4 Million Viewers on CBS

CBS is now halfway through its airing of the first season of Paramount Network’s “Yellowstone,” and an average 4.4 million viewers tuned in to catch the fourth episode […]

Terry Crews Recalls Experiencing Financial Insecurity After Retiring From the NFL: ‘My Pride Left Me Feeling Devastated’

Before he became the charismatic “America’s Got Talent” host, Terry Crews had a challenging time making the jump to entertainment after his time in the NFL. As the […]

WGA East Leaders Break Down Guild’s ‘Risky and Unusual’ Effort to Honor SAG-AFTRA Picket Lines: ‘We Have to Keep Supporting Each Other’

The strike is over, but the fight is not yet won. On Wednesday, as the 2023 Writers Guild of America strike formally ended after 148 days, Variety spoke […]

San Sebastian’s Creative Investors Conference: What a WGA Strike Hasn’t Solved, What Sells, Trends in a World That Is Ever More Local

The 2nd Creative Investors’ Conference, organized by the San Sebastian Festival and CAA Media Finance, took place as the U.S. saw history in the making: the end of […]

‘Real Time with Bill Maher’ Set to Return This Friday, After Last Week’s Decision to Push Pause

“Real Time with Bill Maher” is returning to HBO this Friday, a week later than originally planned. Maher delayed plans to bring back “Real Time” last week as […]

The Writers Strike Is Over: WGA Votes to Lift Strike Order After 148 Days

The Writers Guild of America (WGA) strike is officially over. On the 148th day of the work stoppage, the board of the WGA West and council of the […]

‘Heels,’ ‘Run the World,’ ‘Blindspotting’ Canceled at Starz; ‘Venery of Samantha Bird’ Not Moving Forward (EXCLUSIVE)

Starz is canceling four of its series, Variety has learned exclusively. Specifically, “Heels,” “Run the World,” and “Blindspotting” will not get new seasons at the cable network, while […]

Drew Barrymore’s Talk Show Will Return in October After Her WGA Mess

After a tentative agreement was reached between the WGA and AMPTP on Sunday, Drew Barrymore’s talk show is looking to return in October, sources close to production tell Variety. An […]

‘Saturday Night Live’ Could Return in October As Writers Await WGA Greenlight to Return

As late night prepares to return to the airwaves post-WGA strike, that includes NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.” Like “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” and “Late Night with Seth […]

After Backlash, ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Premiere Moves Ahead After Tentative WGA Deal Is Reached

Less than 24 hours after the WGA reached a tentative deal to end the 146-day strike, Variety has learned that “Dancing With the Stars” is moving ahead with […]

Dan Harmon’s ‘Krapopolis’ Draws 3.6 Million Viewers as First Scripted Premiere of the Fall, Highest-Rated Comedy Telecast of 2023

After three years of anticipation and two renewals for extra seasons before audiences even got to see the show, Dan Harmon’s adult animated comedy “Krapopolis” finally arrived with […]