New York Film Festival Sets 2016 Documentary Programming

The 2016 New York Film Festival has set the programming for its Spotlight on Documentary section, lining up a roster of titles that encompasses directors Errol Morris and Steve James as well as films focused on performers including Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. The Morris film, “The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography,” centers on Dorfman’s work with… […]

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Disney Channel Greenlights Supernatural Vampire Pilot Starring Teen Boy Band (EXCLUSIVE)

Disney Channel has greenlit a supernatural comedy pilot starring the boy band Forever In Your Mind, Variety has learned exclusively. The pilot, titled “Forever Boys,” will star the three members of the Hollywood Records band, Ricky Garcia, Emery Kelly and Liam Attridge. The potential series follows three brothers, played by the band, who were bitten by a vampire during… […]

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Amazon Prime Video Takes Neil Gaiman’s ‘American Gods’ in Germany, Austria, U.K., Japan

EDINBURGH – Neil Gaiman’s fantasy drama “American Gods,” which will air on Starz in the U.S., will launch exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in Germany, Austria, U.K. and Japan next year. The show is based on Gaiman’s novel, which has been translated into more than 30 languages. It stars Ricky Whittle (“The 100,” “Austenland”) as… […]

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Variety Latino Names Betsie Batista as National Sales Director

Former ESPN exec Betsie Batista has joined Variety Latino as National Sales Director. Batista most recently led new business development for ESPN’s Multimedia Sales and Sponsorships. Based in PMC’s New York offices, Batista will lead all of Variety Latino’s sales initiatives. Prior to ESPN, she did a stint at People en Espanol and was also…  Read […]

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Comedy Central Greenlights Series Starring Comedian James Davis

James Davis is hopping from Comedy Central’s portfolio of Snapchat programming to its cable network. Davis, who has hosted “Swag-A-Saurus with James Davis.” will star in a new weekly series set to debut on the Viacom-owned network in January 2017. The untitled program is executive produced by Davis and Brillstein Entertainment Partners’ Alex Murray and… […]

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TV Ratings: NBC’s ‘Better Late Than Never’ Off to Good Start

NBC owned primetime on Tuesday as unscripted comedy “Better Late Than Never” got off to a solid start behind “America’s Got Talent.” “Better Late Than Never” a travelogue reality series featuring William Shatner, Henry Winkler, George Forman, Terry Bradshaw and comedian Jeff Dye , delivered a 1.6 rating/6 share in adults 18-49 and 7.4 million… […]

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Ed Hartwell’s Fire Sale Of His Georgia Home Just Days After Slamming Keshia Knight Pulliam With Divorce Papers Is Pretty Sketchy

Hmmm. As you’ve gotta know, Keshia Knight Pulliam is enthralled in a heated court battle with her estranged husband Ed Hartwell ever since the former footballer blindsided the 37-year-old with divorce papers right after she announced she’s expecting a baby girl. Complicated! Well now we learn Hartwell sold his Georgia six bedroom, 8,000 square foot […]

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