TV Review: Amy Sherman-Palladino’s ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ on Amazon

In 2017 — and half a century earlier, as depicted in the fictional Amy Sherman-Palladino series “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” — women are often excluded, ignored and dismissed from creative communities, and told they’re...

Madison Avenue Convenes at NBCU Summit to Mull Fixes for Industry in Flux

A parade of Madison Avenue’s top executives streamed into a posh Manhattan restaurant in hopes of starting a conversation orchestrated by NBCUniversal that aims to drum up new remedies for some of the industry’s...

ATF: Nippon TV and Turkey’s MF Yapim Reteam for ‘My Son’ Remake

Turkish production house MF Yapim has acquired rights to Nippon Television Network Corporation’s drama format “My Son.” It will remake the series in Turkish. Through a family that suffers a kidnapping, “My Son” follows three...

Time Inc., Meredith Shares Rise After Mega-Deal Announced

Investors sent the stocks of both Time Inc. and Meredith up Monday, after the companies’ announcement Sunday evening that Meredith reached an agreement to acquire Time Inc. Shares of Time Inc., not surprisingly, opened up...

Aviron Pictures Acquires ‘Destination Wedding’ With Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

David Dinerstein’s Aviron Pictures has acquired North American distribution rights to Victor Levin’s “Destination Wedding,” a romantic comedy reuniting Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder. The deal also includes all English-speaking territories, including the United...

Slamdance Film Festival Unveils Competition Lineup (EXCLUSIVE)

The Slamdance Film Festival has unveiled its 24th annual narrative and documentary feature film competition lineup, Variety has learned. The festival, launched in 1995 as an alternative to Sundance, has included showings of such notable titles as...

U.K. Music Magazines NME and Uncut Sold as Part of Meredith-Time Inc. Deal

Among the titles absorbed by Meredith Corp., the publishing and broadcast company that is acquiring Time Inc. in a $2.8 billion deal, are popular U.K. magazines NME and Uncut. NME, a staple of the British...

Grammy Nominations 2018: Complete List

Jay-Z led the nominations for the 60th Grammy Awards, annouced on Tuesday morning, with eight. He’s followed by Kendrick Lamar, whose “DAMN.” album scored seven; Bruno Mars with six; and Childish Gambino (aka actor Donald...

Netflix Orders Commits to ‘Sex Education’ with U.K. Drama Order

Netflix is putting “Sex Education” on the curriculum, with an order for a new coming-of-age comedy drama out of the U.K. “Sex Education” will follow an awkward teen, Otis Thompson, who lives with his mom,...

On Cyber Monday, Twitter, Reddit and Other Organizations Ask FCC to Save Net Neutrality

WASHINGTON — Twitter, Reddit, Tumblr, and hundreds of other businesses and organizations are calling on FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to reverse course and scrap his plans to repeal most of the net neutrality rules. Their...

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