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  • Showbiz CEO Pay Breakdown: Sumner Redstone, Leslie Moonves Top the List

    Poor Rupert Murdoch. Before last week's disclosure of his new salary, he was making only a measly $28.9 million -- not even enough to crack the top 10. But now that he has split his empire, Murdoch is collecting two different salaries, like reigning...
  • Hollywood & 7th Avenue: A Rocky Love Affair

    For the last decade, celebrities have regularly replaced models on the covers of the style-centric monthlies. But Vogue's decision to feature three models on its September cover -- the fashion bible's most important issue of the year -- signals there's...
  • The M&A Wars Seem Tame Without Sumner Redstone's Raids

    MEMO TO SUMNER REDSTONE: Where are you when we need you, Sumner? You used to thrive in this sort of chaotic media environment, with takeover rumors rampant and harried bankers shuttling between meetings. But you've let Rupert Murdoch, your longtime...
  • Santa Monica's Blue Plate Oysterette Expands to Third St.

    Blue Plate Oysterette has been a favorite on Santa Monica's Ocean Avenue since it opened a few years ago. Now the Blue Plate empire has brought a taste of the sea to landlocked West Third Street. Blue-and-white-striped chairs freshen up the sidewalk...
  • Telefonica Charges Into Digital TV With Purchase of Canal Plus Spain

    Faced with a contracting telco market in Europe, Spain's Telefonica did what seems logical: It bought the country's largest pay-TV operator. Now the telephone and Internet giant can settle into what seems like a growth market -- content creation and...
  • Q&A: NPR President-CEO Jarl Mohn on News and Diversity

    Jarl Mohn, NPR's new president-CEO as of July 1, talked with Variety about the 44-year-old institution's expansion in both content and delivery. Will news remain NPR's foundation? So much commercial news and journalism has become ideological or...
  • Ivory Coast Animators Sketch Out Nascent Business Initiatives

    A year after the release of the country's first 3D animated feature, toonmakers in Ivory Coast are trying to build on the gains of an industry whose potential remains largely untapped. Lacking coin and -- in most cases -- formal training, the nation's...
  • International Star You Should Know: Khaled Nabaway

    CAREER BREAKTHROUGH Actor Khaled Nabawy's starring turn in the 1994 film "The Emigrant," the Egyptian equivalent of the biblical tale of Joseph, from auteur Youssef Chahine, put Nabawy on a larger stage, and has made him one of Egypt's best-known actors,...
  • Allison Janney Remembers Her First Mention in Variety

    The prestigious Williamstown Theatre Festival prides itself on discovering top talent, and in the summer of 1985, a tall, young actress arrived in Massachusetts ready to make her mark. Allison Janney's roles as "Woman #1" and "Man #3" in the festival's...
  • Despite Fox-Time Warner Talks, Media M&A Frenzy Might Not Be Brewing

    Word that Time Warner nixed 21st Century Fox's $80 billion takeover offer spurred many Wall Street analysts and pundits to speculate that the media and entertainment biz is on the cusp of a crazy wave of consolidation. Conventional wisdom is that there's...
  • Sumner Redstone's Girlfriend Lists Mini-Manse Above Beverly Hills

    Tucked into a gated, celebrity-approved enclave in a lush canyon above Beverly Hills, a stone and stucco French-style cottage with 5,500 square feet and a long showbusiness pedigree has come up for sale with a $7.895 million asking price. The current...