Netflix Names Emily Feingold as Vice President of Communications, Overseeing U.S. and Canada (EXCLUSIVE)

Rolling Stone 03:02 13.04

Netflix has promoted Emily Feingold to vice president of communications, Variety has learned exclusively. The experienced and well-liked executive will now oversee communications for the streaming …


Top Spotify Podcast Exec Courtney Holt to Leave Company

Rolling Stone 00:02 13.04

Courtney Holt, a top executive in Spotify’s podcasting business and a four-year veteran of the company, is leaving the streaming giant, a source close to the situation has confirmed to Variety. The…


The Crossword: Tuesday, April 12, 2022

New Yorker 15:01 12.04

Marine animal with a “lettuce” variety: seven letters.


JoJo Siwa Exits Will Smith-Backed YA Movie ‘Bounce,’ Paramount Players No Longer Involved

Rolling Stone 03:02 07.04

Digital sensation JoJo Siwa has bounced from her planned feature film debut. The YouTuber, “Dancing with the Stars” contestant and highly visible LGBTQ figure told Variety that she is n…


‘Muppets Mayhem’ Disney Plus Series Casts Tahj Mowry Opposite Lilly Singh (EXCLUSIVE)

Rolling Stone 21:02 05.04

Tahj Mowry will star in the upcoming Disney Plus series “The Muppets Mayhem,” Variety has learned exclusively. Mowry joins previously announced cast member Lilly Singh in the series, wh…


‘Warlord Chronicles’ Gets TV Adaptation From ‘His Dark Materials’ Producer Bad Wolf In First Project Under Sony (EXCLUSIVE)

Rolling Stone 18:02 04.04

Jane Tranter’s Bad Wolf has set up its first major drama since joining Sony Pictures Television, Variety can reveal. The company is adapting the first book in Bernard Cornwell’s “…


SZA Says Long-Awaited Album Is Finished — and Is ‘Unisex’ — and Explains Why She Was on Crutches at Grammys

Rolling Stone 09:02 04.04

SZA revealed that her long-awaited sophomore major-label album, some six years in the making, is finally finished and on the way. “I just finished it up in Hawaii,” she said in answer to Variety’s


U.S. warns states against treading on civil rights of transgender youths

NBC News 06:08 01.04

The Justice Department warning comes as Republican-controlled states have been enacting a variety of bills aimed squarely at trans youths.


U.S. warns states against treading on civil rights of transgender youth

NBC News 00:07 01.04

The Justice Department warning comes as Republican-controlled states around the country have been enacting a variety of bills aimed squarely at trans youth.


Opinion | Has Netflix become the Blockbuster of the 2020s?

NBC News 12:08 31.03

A variety of unpopular decisions threaten to turn the streaming service into the bad guy it once dethroned.


Will Smith vs. Chris Rock at the Oscars: Was Either Right, Or Should Both Be Condemned? (PODCAST)

Rolling Stone 03:02 30.03

Variety’s Clayton Davis has seen a lot of things. But nothing prepared him for being in the audience at Sunday’s Oscars, and witnessing Will Smith leap on stage and smack Chris Rock — a…


Kim Kardashian says 'get your f**king ass up' comment was taken out of context

The Independent 00:05 29.03

Kim Kardashian responds to the online backlash that ensued after her comments about women in business went viral.The reality star drew controversy with many people calling her advice for women in business tone-deaf in a Variety interview about her family’s media empire.“Get your fucking ass up and w...


Will Smith’s Shocking Oscars Slap Ignites Twitter With Highest Overall Engagements to Date

Rolling Stone 00:02 29.03

The 94th Academy Awards ignited Twitter and Variety’s Trending TV chart for the week of March 21 to 27, pulling in more engagements than any other TV series, award show or broadcast — including the…


Will Smith dances to 'Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It' after Chris Rock incident

The Independent 15:06 28.03

Will Smith danced to Gettin' Jiggy Wit It after smacking Chris Rock at the Oscars. Gettin' Jiggy Wit It , a song recorded by Smith in 1997, can be heard in the background of a video posted by Variety Executive Editor Ramin Setoodeh at the Vanity Fair Oscar party in which Smith is seen throwing shapes...


Inside 2022 Oscar Parties With Nicole Kidman, Lana Condor and Colman Domingo

Rolling Stone 21:02 27.03

Hollywood is out and about in the days and nights leading up to the Oscars. Here, Variety reporters go inside the hottest parties and events. Chanel and Charles Finch Dinner Polo Lounge at the Beve…


Inside 2022 Oscar Parties With Rita Moreno, H.E.R. and Dakota Johnson

Rolling Stone 18:02 26.03

Hollywood is out and about Los Angeles in the days and nights leading up to the Oscars. Here, Variety reporters go inside the hottest parties and events. Women In Film Oscar Party Bar Lis at the Th…


Sue Naegle Departing Annapurna as Chief Content Officer

Rolling Stone 03:02 26.03

Annapurna’s chief content officer Sue Naegle is stepping down from her post, Variety has confirmed. The show business veteran had served as Annapurna CEO Megan Ellison’s top content exe…


Discount retailers to unload excess inventory, offering paradise for bargain hunters

NBC News 18:08 25.03

Discount retailers are gearing up to unload tons of excess inventory onto shelves and racks due to the supply chain delay over the holidays, which is now creating a paradise for big bargain hunters around the country. NBC’s senior consumer investigative correspondent Vicky Nguyen joins TODAY and says to be on the lookout for higher-end apparel brands, along with a wide variety of home decor, crafting and beauty products at discount retail stores.


Ketanji Brown Jackson: Key highlights from Day 3 of her Supreme Court hearings

NBC News 06:07 24.03

Democrats assail "conspiracy theories," Lindsey Graham gets fired up, and "Law And Order" (the television variety, not the courtroom kind) makes an appearance.


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