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The Three Obstacles to Reviving Variety

Nikki Finke's parent company is doubling down on entertainment news. But is there a place for the hobbled institution anymore?

By Claude Brodesser-Akner

‘Variety’ Tells Us about Their 10 Comics to Watch

Two weeks ago, we showed you the cover of Variety's "10 Comics To Watch" issue. The issue hits newsstands this week, so finally we can get an insight onto why Jillian Bell, Kurt Braunohler, Rob Delaney, Lil Rel Howery, Jake & Amir, Moshe [...]

By Jesse David Fox

Leaked ‘Variety’ Cover Reveals the 10 Comics to Watch for 2012

Sarah Colonna tweeted this picture that reveals this year's Variety "10 Comics to Watch", probably because she was super excited to be featured. Also probably excited are: Jillian Bell, Kurt Braunohler, Rob Delaney, Lil Rel Howery, Jake & [...]

By Jesse David Fox

Variety Names Its 10 Comics to Watch for 2011

Just in time for the Montreal Just for Laughs festival this weekend, Variety has unveiled its annual list of "comics to watch." It's a list that consistently features people you're about to hear a lot more from; the last couple of years' lists [...]

By Adam Frucci

Variety Killing All Reviews Now?

The trade's publisher said he "planned to cease all reviews this year," according to a person suing 'Variety.'

By Lane Brown

Todd McCarthy to NYFF

Deposed 'Variety' critic Todd McCarthy is employed again!

By Lane Brown

Variety Axes Critics

Employment prospects for Todd McCarthy and David Rooney not so boffo.

By Lane Brown