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  • A concerned retired teacher gets some lessons in money management

    A concerned retired teacher gets some lessons in money management
    For years, Sasha Firman worried that her students were moving through high school unprepared for the world ahead of them. Her language students needed help with basic grammar, spelling, punctuation — things they should have mastered long before....
  • 'Outlander' Midseason Finale Preview: Ron Moore, Tobias Menzies on Frank, Black Jack and What's Ahead

    "Outlander" will air its midseason finale on Sept. 27, and the action-packed hour should certainly leave viewers craving more until the drama returns for the final eight episodes of season one next April. Ahead of episode eight, titled "Both Sides Now,"...
  • Chuck Lorre is a man of many sitcom hats

    Chuck Lorre is a man of many sitcom hats
    CBS could very well be an acronym for Chuck's Band of Sitcoms, Chuck being Chuck Lorre, the seasoned TV show maker. The band of sitcoms are "Two and a Half Men," "The Big Bang Theory," "Mom" (all of which he created) and "Mike & Molly" (on which he serves...
  • BSO suffers three high-profile cancellations

    BSO suffers three high-profile cancellations
    You might suspect some strange jinx, or wonder if the third time's the harm. But the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is taking a rash of high-profile artist cancellations in stride. On July 29 came the news that actor/singer and star of Showtime's...
  • A Minute With: Homer Simpson on kids, 'Family Guy' and donuts

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As the animated bumbling patriarch of Fox's hit TV comedy "The Simpsons," Homer Simpson has won a Grammy, journeyed to space, been a baseball mascot, bowled a perfect game and nearly destroyed and saved Springfield on more than one...
  • TV Ad Prices: Football, 'Walking Dead,' 'Big Bang Theory,' 'Blacklist' Top the List

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The flesh-eating creatures from AMC's gory "The Walking Dead" have started to eat into football's pricing power, according to Variety's annual analysis of primetime TV advertising costs. Advertisers are willing to pay more for...
  • Screenz Chairman Eli Uzan a 'Rising Star' in Global TV Biz

    Eli Uzan, the 33-year-old chairman of Screenz, the cross-media digital powerhouse behind Israel's popular, interactive singing format "Rising Star," says he has about two years before old age tamps down his ability to think creatively. At least that's...
  • 'World News Tonight' Anchor David Muir Recalls His Move From Local Boston News

    David Muir recently took over the chair at ABC's "World News Tonight," joining the elite club of evening news anchors -- at an age, 40, that is decidedly younger than the rest. He was first noticed in Variety back in July 2003, when he left a gig as a...
  • YouTube's Michelle Phan Launches Music Label

    Michelle Phan, YouTube beauty maven and entrepreneur, now wants to get her manicured hands into the music biz as well. Phan, whose beauty and makeup tips channel on YouTube has 7 million followers, is forming music label Shift Music Group in...
  • Now Times Square Billboards Don't Just Advertise Broadway, They Produce It

    Clear Channel Spectacolor, a division of outdoor advertising company Clear Channel Outdoor, has ponied up to produce one of the Broadway shows its signs will advertise, coming aboard the fall opener "Side Show." Spectacolor contributed "a significant...
  • Live Events Give Cinemas a Boost Worldwide

    Event cinema has come a long way since Bon Jovi broadcast a live gig from London's Shepherd's Bush Empire to 14 cinemas in the U.K. and Germany on Sept. 18, 2002 -- the first of its kind. Today, opera, theater, ballet, classical and contemporary music,...