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  • Upfronts: Turner Delivers Multiplatform Sales Pitch, TNT Rebranding Push

    Turner Broadcasting on Wednesday joined the chorus of networks pitching advertisers on the need to embrace the multiplatform viewing revolution, and with it new means of planning and evaluating advertising pacts. Turner ad sales chief Donna Speciale...
  • Pete Holmes on fringe of late-night

    Pete Holmes on fringe of late-night
    Late on a Friday afternoon in early spring, inside a cavernous soundstage on the Warner Bros. studio lot, Pete Holmes stood in the dark. He had finished the monologue of his talk show and introduced the latest video comedy sketch he made with his...
  • 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...
  • Adult Swim Orders Jon Glaser Werewolf Hunter Pilot (EXCLUSIVE)

    Adult Swim is ready to sink its teeth into "Neon Joe, Werewolf Hunter," a pilot from creator Jon Glaser that follows a man who happens to have both a particular fashion sense and a desirable skill set. The show's hero is Neon Joe, someone with a...
  • Conan O'Brien ribs President Obama over L.A. traffic: 'Skype works'

    Conan O'Brien ribs President Obama over L.A. traffic: 'Skype works'
    President Obama was in Century City on Wednesday night to accept a serious award from the USC Shoah Foundation — but his warmup act, comedian Conan O’Brien, still wasn’t over what Angelenos were calling Wednesday’s #Obamajam on...
  • President Obama honored for human rights stands at Shoah gala

    The event: You knew you were in L.A. at the Ambassadors for Humanity Gala, which celebrated the USC Shoah Foundation’s 20th anniversary and honored President Obama for his commitment to human rights. Celebrity guests and entertainment industry...
  • 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine's' Dan Goor Signs Overall with Universal Television

    "Brooklyn Nine-Nine's" Dan Goor has inked a two-year overall deal with Universal Television, Variety has learned. Under the deal, Goor will continue to executive produce the Fox/UTV comedy series he co-created with Michael Schur. "Dan Goor is a gifted...
  • CEO Steve Burke brings turnaround at NBCUniversal

    CEO Steve Burke brings turnaround at NBCUniversal
    NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke, who acknowledges being a bit of a taskmaster, is in unfamiliar territory. He took over the top job at a time when NBC Entertainment was hemorrhaging $600 million a year. Now the network is poised to end the...
  • Chicago's Mick Napier: Master of Annoyance

    Chicago's Mick Napier: Master of Annoyance
    Here's a story about Mick Napier that doesn't necessarily illuminate how he became one of improvisational comedy's guiding lights, a revered Second City director and the Annoyance Theatre founder who's about to open a spankin' new facility at Clark Street...
  • Isaiah Washington to return to 'Grey's Anatomy' for guest spot

    Isaiah Washington to return to 'Grey's Anatomy' for guest spot
    Seven years after his controversial exit, Isaiah Washington is heading back to "Grey's Anatomy." Oh, but it will be a short visit to Seattle Grace. The actor, who played Dr. Preston Burke on the ABC medical drama, will reprise his role in one episode...
  • TBS Cancels 'The Pete Holmes Show'

    TBS has canceled its latenight sketch comedy series "The Pete Holmes Show." The half-hour that follows "Conan" at midnight will wrap its two-year run with its June 19 episode. The show hailed from Conan O'Brien's Conaco production banner and was exec...
  • Jimmy Fallon takes 'Tonight Show' into terrific new territory

     Jimmy Fallon takes 'Tonight Show' into terrific new territory
    Turns out you can teach an old time slot new tricks. The recent passing of "The Tonight Show" torch from Jay Leno to Jimmy Fallon sparked the inevitable state-of-the-genre conversation. In a world ruled by tweets and memes, Netflix and YouTube, is there...