Variety

Founded in 1905, Variety is an entertainment newspaper published weekly by Reed Business Information. The subtitle of the paper is The International Entertainment Weekly. Variety features stories and columns pertaining to theatre, television, radio, music, records and movies. Variety's Vice President and Editor-in-Chief is Peter Bart. Charles Koones serves as President and Publisher. Dana Harris is the Editor and Olivia Hemaratanatorn is the Managing Editor.

Articles from Vol. 333, No. 3, 2016

Christine Baranski
Fifteen-time Emmy nominee Christine Baranski's favorite year at the awards was 1995. "My first time was the one time I won," says the stylish actress, who accepted her accolade for "Cybill" clad in chic leather and chiffon by Chanel. "I felt like Cinderella."...
Collaboration Key for Directors and Actors
Anthony Hemingway, who directed half the episodes of FX's "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story," recalls being on set with Cuba Gooding Jr., who played Simpson. They were filming a scene during episode four that showed O.J. behind bars,...
Finding the Perfect Fit in a New TV Era
Once upon a time, a network's scheduling team had to counterprogram its broadcast peers to ensure that the two key measures of success in the broadcast television business - revenue and ratings - outpaced the competition.These days, with the emergence...
Hairstyling: Period Tresses
Between a glamorous turn-of-the-century gala in NYC, a blood-soaked ball in Victorian London, a wintertime wedding in 1920s Yorkshire, a sexy '60s Midwest soiree, and a sojourn through a medieval fantasyland, this year's five Emmy nominees for hairstyling...
Happy-Ish Place to Work
"Black-ish" creator Kenya Barris' office is on the Disney lot across the street from where the show is filmed. It's an upbeat place. One week before shooting was set to begin on season three, "Black-ish" received three primetime Emmy Award nominations...
In Praise of the Newbies
With four of last year's Emmy-nominated drama and comedy lead actors out of the running, we were guaranteed to see new faces this year. But the pleasant surprise was just how deserving the newcomers turned out to be.Both categories welcomed one star...
Jeffrey Tambor vs. Anthony Anderson
THE ODDSGiven Emmy's fondness for repeat winners, and the continued excellence of his performance, Tambor remains the safe bet by a mile. But there's always the chance that someone sneaks in for an upset, and the field is full of rich possibilities....
Leading Men Make Up Exciting Race
Returning champ Jeffrey Tambor faces some stiff competition in the comedy category this year, including newcomers Aziz Ansari and Thomas Middleditch. The drama side is wide open, with last year's winner, "Mad Men's" Jon Hamm, out of the running. This...
My First Emmy: Ellen Burstyn
2009, "Law & Order: SVU"'I had a Tony and an Oscar, but I didn't have an Emmy. And I really wanted one because I believe in a full set.'Ellen Burstyn received her first Emmy nom in 1981 for "The People vs. Jean Harris." She finally won nearly 30...
Roles Balance Joy and Tragedy
AFTER THREE SEASONS OF USING HIS FISTS, scowls, or libido to express his feelings, Liev Schreiber's Ray Donovan found another way to show his guilt and torment in the third season finale of the eponymous Showtime series: Confessing to a priest about...
Tatiana Maslany & Matthew Rhys
Call them the small screen's masters of disguise. Tatiana Maslany has played 11 unique characters, and counting, on the sci-fi thriller "Orphan Black," and Matthew Rhys has donned well over a dozen alternate identities as undercover KGB spy Philip Jennings...
We Had to Come out of the Gates Fast
James Corden burst onto the TV scene with his take on the late-night skein in March 2015. His "Late Late Show" nabbed four Emmy noms this year - including one for variety talk series- and captured the zeitgeist with his buzzy, star-studded "Carpool Karaoke"...
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