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  • Ovation Announces Summer Slate, Free Preview for DirecTV Subs

    Arts network Ovation has announced its summer lineup, including new series "Big Ballet," "Trending Trailers," "Wall of Sound" and "Capture," along with returners "The Art Of" and "The Artful Detective." DirecTV subscribers will have access to a free...
  • 'Mad Men' creator Matthew Weiner talks 'ambitious' final season

    'Mad Men' creator Matthew Weiner talks 'ambitious' final season
    For “Mad Men” creator and show runner Matthew Weiner, the reality is beginning to sink in. The series returns to AMC for the first half of its seventh and final season in April, and Weiner is currently toiling away on Episode 9 -- leaving just...
  • 'Wet Hot American Summer' TV show?!

    'Wet Hot American Summer' TV show?!
    My friend texted me a link to a Variety story, reporting that "Wet Hot American Summer," only one of the best comedies of all time, may be returning as a 10-episode Netflix series. This was my response: "Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat." For a few years there'...
  • Pixar Reveals Plot Details of 'Inside Out'

    Until now, plot details of Pixar's next film "Inside Out" have been kept under wraps. But on Monday, the studio released the synopsis of the Pete Docter-directed movie, which features a star-studded cast as the emotions. As written on Pixar's official...
  • WATCH: First Trailer for 'This is Where I Leave You' Starring Tina Fey, Jason Bateman

    Warner Bros. Pictures has released the first trailer for star-studded comedy "This is Where I Leave You," which boasts an ensemble cast featuring Tina Fey, Jason Bateman, Jane Fonda, "Girls" star Adam Driver and "House of Cards" alum Corey Stoll. The...
  • 'Fargo,' 'Masters of Sex,' 'Broad City,' 'Silicon Valley' Score as Critics' Choice TV Noms Embrace Newcomers

    FX's "Fargo," Showtime's "Masters of Sex," Comedy Central's "Broad City" and HBO's "Silicon Valley" are among the newbies gaining kudos traction after landing multiple nominations for the fourth annual Critics' Choice Television Awards. The broadcast...
  • Mickey Rooney dies: TCM to air 24-hour marathon of his movies

    Turner Classic Movies will pay tribute to Mickey Rooney, who passed away April 6 at age 93, with a 24-hour marathon of his movies. The marathon will begin Sunday, April 13, at 6 a.m. Eastern time with the 1933 film "Broadway to Hollywood." Other films...
  • 'True Detective' leads TCA Awards 2014 nominees

    'True Detective' leads TCA Awards 2014 nominees
    It's the sort of news that Rust Cohle might celebrate with an unhurried swig of Lone Star beer:  "True Detective" picked up four nominations for this years Television Critics Assn. Awards. The hit HBO anthology series was nominated for program of the...
  • 'Parks and Recreation' to End After Seventh Season

    It's almost time to say goodbye to Pawnee. While announcing their 2014-2015 lineup on Sunday, NBC included that "Parks and Recreation's" upcoming seventh season will be its last. The Amy Poehler-starring comedy has been on the Peacock since 2009. "We...
  • 'Good Wife,' 'Breaking Bad,' 'Game of Thrones,' 'True Detective' Lead TCA Award Nominees

    "The Good Wife," "Breaking Bad," "Game of Thrones" and "True Detective" are among the series landing multiple nominations in this year's Television Critics Assn. Awards derby. Netflix's "Orange is the New Black" joins that trio in the org's program of...
  • Forget Donny & Marie. Maya Rudolph, NBC Bid To Revive TV's Variety Show

    Maya Rudolph has proven time and again that she can sing and make people laugh out loud. Now the question is whether she can breathe new life into a TV staple once thought part of the cultural flotsam of the 1970s. She will appear on NBC Monday in "The...
  • Sundance Presents Cross-Section of U.S. Indie Fare, Music-Themed Pix at London Festival

    LONDON -- As the lineup for the third Sundance London film and music festival is unveiled, Variety talks to John Cooper, director of the Sundance Film Festival, and Trevor Groth, Sundance's director of programming, about the selection (see below for...