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Mark Burnett

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  • 'The Voice' recap, Blind auditions continue

    'The Voice' recap, Blind auditions continue
    Big news for NBC's "The Voice" -- executive producer Mark Burnett announced that both Usher and Shakira will be taking seats in the spinning chairs in Season 4, replacing Christina Aguilera and Cee Lo Green, as the latter record, tour and generally be...
  • The History Channel earns huge ratings with 'The Bible'

    The History Channel earns huge ratings with 'The Bible'
    The networks might be struggling on Sunday nights but not basic cable's the History Channel. The miniseries beat everything in sight Sunday night with record ratings for "The Bible." I think this quote from executive producers Roma Downey and Mark...
  • History Channel uses pulpit power, Twitter, conservative sites to sell 'The Bible'

    History Channel uses pulpit power, Twitter, conservative sites to sell 'The Bible'
    A few years ago, the History Channel was best known to some as a punch line on HBO’s “The Sopranos.” Remember mobster Tony Soprano sitting alone late at night in his New Jersey McMansion eating ice cream and watching World War II...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' recap: Top 6 (or so) perform

     
    Tonight on So You Think You Can Dance, we're celebrating not only the Top 6, but also the show's 150th episode. In addition, we're going to be hearing a lot from the contestants' families.Right off the bat, I notice that......
  • The Emmys telecast: Baltimore native Julie Bowen wins first award of the night

    The Emmys telecast: Baltimore native Julie Bowen wins first award of the night
    "TV is a vast wonderland. There's no place like TV. Except for HBO, it's not TV." That was the opening lyric sung by Jane Lynch, and it left me ice cold. It didn't work as a show tune, and it failed worse in its attempt to cut it as both salute and...
  • DeVon Franklin Nabs First-Look Producing Deal With Sony

    DeVon Franklin will segue from his post as senior vice president of production for Columbia Pictures into a first-look production deal with Sony. Encompassing both film and television, Franklin and his namesake production company, Franklin Entertainment,...
  • Jack Osbourne Buys Studio City Mini-Macmansion

    BUYER: Jack Osbourne LOCATION: Studio City, CA PRICE: $3,200,000 SIZE: 5,614 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: In late May rock 'n' roll scion budding television and documentary producer Jack Osbourne sold his refurbished 1920s...
  • 'Lone Survivor' Debuts on Home Video Sales Chart at No. 1

    School's out - and the parade of hot new theatricals that enjoyed success at the box office earlier this year has officially begun. No wonder, then, that the three top-selling discs during the week ending June 8 are all new releases: Universal Studios'...
  • Variety Nominated for 28 Awards by Los Angeles Press Club

    Variety magazine journalists, articles and graphic design have been nominated for 28 SoCal Journalism Awards given by the Los Angeles Press Club. New York film editor Ramin Setoodeh is nominated for Journalist of the Year in the Print Under 50,000...
  • NBC does a victory lap, showcases new season at upfront presentation

    After a season in which it's poised to finish No. 1 in the advertiser-coveted 18-to-49-year-old demographic for the first time since the end of "Friends" 10 years ago, NBC ran a triumphant victory lap at its annual upfront presentation before an...
  • Hans Zimmer, Mark Burnett Q&A Draws SRO Crowd at Bleeding Fingers Launch

    At the launch party for Bleeding Fingers Custom Music Shop at the Soho House on Wednesday night, it was standing-room-only for a Q&A between composer and Bleeding Fingers principal Hans Zimmer and reality show producer Mark Burnett. If it was unclear who...
  • Anti-Defamation League Fetes Mark Burnett, Roma Downey, Raises Over $1 Million

    Award-winning producer Mark Burnett and actress-producer Roma Downey can add another accolade to their resumes as the 2014 recipients of the Anti-Defamation League's Entertainment Industry Award. The husband and wife duo behind the wildly popular 2013...