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  • 'Hercules' Rules the Week in TV Advertising Spend

    In this week's edition of the Variety/iSpot.tv Movie Commercial Tracker, MGM's "Hercules" leads in spending with an estimated outlay of $8.4 million for spots that have aired 1,903 times across 37 networks through July 27. (That's a relatively modest...
  • Variety Celebrates 2014 Class of '10 Comics to Watch' at Montreal's Just for Laughs Fest

    Though Montreal's Just for Laughs comedy confab extends for nearly the entire month of July -- mostly for the benefit of French-speaking locals delighted by slapstick routines -- for the last week of the month, the lineup switches languages, drawing...
  • Comedy Central Launches Improv Sketch Show Based on Viewer Tweets

    Comedy Central is looping fans into a virtual nightclub with short-form digital series "CC: Social Scene," in which comics performs skits based on suggestions submitted via Twitter. The six-episode weekly series, hosted by comedian Paul Scheer and...
  • ‘Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies’ trailer brings war to Middle-earth

     
    The first official teaser trailer has arrived for “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” the film that will […]...
  • Comic-Con 2014: Hollywood stirs fan fervor to the very end

     
    If Hollywood seemed a tad quieter than normal this past weekend, there was a good reason: Like moths to a […]...
  • Circle Interchange too iconic to be renamed

    Circle Interchange too iconic to be renamed
    I'm all for affording former Mayor Jane Byrne a long overdue geographical honor, but I draw the line at the Circle. Byrne, now 80, Chicago's only female mayor, served from 1979 to 1983, but never had her name slapped on a park, street, building,...
  • Comic-Con: Peter Jackson takes a bow, George Miller shows off ‘Fury Road’

     
    Zack Snyder's early peek at “Batman v. Superman” kicked off the Warner Bros. Comic-Con International panel with some serious fanboy firepower, […]...
  • Five Comedy Incubations That Hatched Into Major Stars and Projects

    Last month, during a master class at the Taormina Film Festival, no less a star than Ben Stiller admitted that his career wouldn't have gotten far if he'd relied on auditions, which seldom went his way early on, for other people's projects. "A lot of...
  • 'Houdini' miniseries starring Adrien Brody to air Sept. 1-2 on History

    'Houdini' miniseries starring Adrien Brody to air Sept. 1-2 on History
    Oscar winner Adrien Brody will play illusionist Harry Houdini in a two-part miniseries set to air on History on Sept. 1 and 2. "Houdini" will chart the rise of the world-famous performer, who got his start performing with his brother on Coney Island...
  • 10 Comics to Watch: Ron Funches' Teddy-Bear Persona Anything but 'Undateable'

    On stage, Ron Funches' warm, teddy-bear persona and low-key, unhurried delivery and double entendres ensure that his deadpan R-rated zingers (check out his "Fuck Linda neck tattoo" and "Fat Pussy" bits) wouldn't offend a church lady. It's an art he's...
  • 10 Comics to Watch: Nathan Fielder's Dumb Starbucks Stunt Goes Viral

    Between seasons 1 and 2 of Comedy Central's "Nathan for You," its creator, Nathan Fielder, had some down time, during which he became unnaturally obsessed with psychics. He studied them, researched them and later created an entire online presence around a...
  • 10 Comics to Watch: Pete Davidson Hits Fast Track With Nick Cannon

    Still not old enough to buy beer, Pete Davidson delivered his first routine at age 16 after hours of watching other comics on stage. "I only had like one friend in high school, so I wasn't invited to the parties on the weekends. So instead of going to...