| Aug 5, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Aspiring star Ryan Guzman took an unusual path to Hollywood, including a few years as a martial arts fighter. It wasn't exactly acting school, but it taught him some valuable lessons.
"I learn through experience. That's how I've always been," Guzman...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to film (see the TV version here). Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR measures what...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:31 PM
"Desperate Housewives" alum Shawn Pyfrom, in the wake of Philip Seymour Hoffman's untimely death, has admitted that he is an addict and has struggled with drug and alcohol abuse.
Hoffman, the 46-year-old "Hunger Games" and "Capote" actor, who was...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:00 AM
From the moment it premiered, Showtime's high-stakes, wildly ambitious spy thriller "Homeland" was not so much discussed as it was anointed. It was the first drama to both embody post-9/11 anxiety and serve as a master class in acting, a narrative high-...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:19 PM
ABC Family is renewing "Switched at Birth" for a third season and has ordered more episodes of freshman dramas "The Fosters" and "Twisted" for their first seasons, the network announced Tuesday.
The eclectic trio will return with new episodes in January...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Amazon announced Thursday that users of its new fan-fiction platform, Kindle Worlds, will be free to run wild with the characters from Kurt Vonnegut's books, including "Cat's Cradle" and "Slaughterhouse-Five," starting this month.
Kindle Worlds launched...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 6:50 PM
"Glee" star Lea Michele was honored at the Teen Choice Awards and dedicated her win to her late boyfriend and former costar, Cory Monteith.
"I just wanted to be here today to personally thank all of you and tell everyone out there how much all of your...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Teen Choice Awards winners were named during a ceremony held at the Gibson Amphitheater on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013, in Los Angeles. The following is a complete list.
Choice Movie: Action
"Iron Man 3"
Choice Movie Actor: Action
Robert Downey, Jr.,...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Actor Paul Wesley, who stars on "The Vampire Diaries," and actress Torrey DeVitto listed their home in the Hollywood Hills for sale at $1.595 million and within two weeks had a bite. The house is in escrow.
The 1920s Mediterranean-style villa features a...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 11:38 AM
WWE's SummerSlam's pay-per-view wrestling event at Staples Center was among the most discussed TV events on social media last week, according to Nielsen's SocialGuide.
Fan favorite Daniel Bryan defeated John Cena on Sunday to capture his first WWE...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:11 AM
MTV certainly knows how to provoke a social media stir. Sunday night's 2013 Video Music Awards, with Lady Gaga's quick-change performance, 'N Sync's flash-reunion and Miley Cyrus' cringe-inducing appearance, generated 18.5-million tweets, according to...