| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:40 PM
The vampire genre has not run its course. Not when a story exists about un-sexy vampires who shed their genitals because they aren't even worried about having sex.
That was the message on Tuesday in Pasadena during a Television Critics Assn. press...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"New Summer Destination: Hamptons Police Stations."
So read the headline on The New York Times on Sept. 2. Boy, Howdy! When the Times gets something right, they do it up brown. Also, I'd like to ask my readers -- is it just my imagination or is The Times...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 4:32 PM
"True Blood" is going to be keeping Tara's mom around a lot more as the HBO series heads into its final season. Adina Porter, who has been playing Lettie Mae Thornton since Season 1, was just upped to a series regular for Season 7....
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:30 PM
With this week's release of "The 20/20 Experience: 2 of 2," a companion album to March's blockbuster "The 20/20 Experience," Justin Timberlake has now produced 144 minutes of new music within the calendar year. This sort of productivity is not...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 4:28 AM
Carrie Underwood is jumping from the Country Music Awards to Broadway. Or at least TV's version of Broadway.
Grammy-winner Underwood will play Maria in NBC's live version of "The Sound of Music." The telecast starts at 8 p.m. Dec. 5.
| Nov 17, 2013
| 6:00 PM
NEW YORK — Matthew Bourne was standing in the bedroom of Tchaikovsky's home outside Moscow two years ago when he decided it was finally time to tackle "Sleeping Beauty."
"It had a single bed and a very ordinary wooden table, looking out the window...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Amazon said its original series "Alpha House," a political comedy written by Doonesbury creator Garry Trudeau and starring John Goodman, was the most-watched show on its Prime Instant Video service through the weekend.
The first three episodes of "Alpha...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Variety selects the videos (below), games, apps, books, music and more (photo gallery, above) you should know about each week.
It's Not Porn
Alberto Belli, who gained attention with his pre-Oscar video "For Your Consideration," hits another home run...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Chris Meloni -- of "Law & Order: SVU" and "True Blood" fame -- was in town this weekend, according to his Twitter account (@Chris_Meloni).
Meloni's visit may have flown under the radar, but he took time out to trade tweets with fellow TV actor and...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:48 PM
On HBO's "Game of Thrones," Peter Dinklage and Lena Headey play murderous siblings, driven by their mutual hatred of each other and their twisted sexual appetites (he for prostitutes, she for her twin brother). On PBS' "Sesame Street," those same actors...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:49 PM
HBO’s political satire “Veep” took home a good portion of the cake in the comedy genre with Julia Louis-Dreyfus winning the Emmy for lead actress in a comedy and Tony Hale going home with supporting actor in a comedy. Ultimately, though,...