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May 22, 2018, 05:00 ET Variety.com Tops All Entertainment News Publications In Audience Size

Variety.com was the most popular website among all entertainment-news publications in April, including Vanity Fair, The Hollywood Reporter and...


Mar 01, 2018, 09:00 ET Variety Teams Up With iHeartMedia To Co-Produce And Relaunch "Playback With Kris Tapley" Podcast On iHeartRadio

Variety, the most authoritative source for entertainment business news, and iHeartMedia, the leading audio company in America with a greater reach in ...


Sep 26, 2017, 11:00 ET Variety Launches Variety500

Variety, the iconic entertainment business news media company, announced today the launch of the Variety500. The website and journal features an...


Jan 11, 2017, 07:00 ET Variety Launches Branded Content Studio

Variety Chief Marketing Officer Dea Lawrence today announced the launch of Variety Content Studios, a multi-faceted branded content production studio ...


Nov 22, 2016, 08:00 ET Jon Favreau, Industry Business Leaders To Be Inducted At Press Play: Variety Home Entertainment & Digital Hall Of Fame On December 6

Director/Writer/Actor/Producer Jon Favreau, EPIX President & CEO Mark Greenberg and Eddie Cunningham, President of Universal Pictures Home...


Oct 13, 2016, 02:56 ET Variety And AARP Movies For Grownups® Announce The Return Of Annual Screening Series

Variety and AARP today announced the 2016 Variety and AARP Movies for Grownups® Screening Series. The series, which merges the annual Variety...


Sep 26, 2016, 12:30 ET Variety To Host First-Ever Conference On Diversity And Inclusion In Hollywood

Variety, the definitive voice of the entertainment industry, today announced that the media company will host the industry's first-ever conference...


Dec 11, 2015, 11:00 ET Variety and PBS SoCal Announce New Season of "Variety Studio: Actors on Actors"

Variety and PBS SoCal present Variety Studio: Actors on Actors, the third installment of the awards season series, which will begin airing December...


Dec 01, 2015, 08:15 ET Variety Ups Brooke Turpin

In continuing to grow its consumer revenue, Variety has promoted Brooke Turpin to Vice President Global Consumer and Strategic Partnerships. In...


Nov 25, 2015, 08:15 ET Variety Welcomes CBS CEO and President Leslie Moonves as Keynote Speaker at Annual DealMakers Breakfast

CBS Corporation President and CEO, Leslie Moonves, will be the keynote speaker at Variety's invite-only Dealmakers' breakfast feting the powerbrokers ...


Nov 24, 2015, 08:15 ET Industry Leaders To Be Honored At Press Play: Variety Home Entertainment & Digital Hall of Fame On December 8

Multi-talented creator Paul Feig, Redbox President Mark Horak and Lionsgate Co-Heads of Home Entertainment Operations Jim Packer and Ron Schwartz...


Oct 28, 2015, 08:00 ET Variety Assembles Industry Leaders for The First Annual Big Data Summit

Variety's First Annual Big Data Summit will be held at the InterContinental Hotel in Century City, CA. The two-day summit brings together executives...


Oct 07, 2015, 05:30 ET In Partnership with Variety and Wieden+Kennedy, UM Received the 2015 OMMA Award for Best Homepage Takeover

In collaboration with with Variety and Wieden+Kennedy, UM was awarded the 2015 Online Marketing Media & Advertising (OMMA) Award for Best Homepage...


Oct 06, 2015, 05:10 ET Dea Lawrence Joins Variety as Chief Marketing Officer

Variety, the premiere source of entertainment news has named Dea Lawrence as its Chief Marketing Officer. As CMO, Lawrence will be responsible for...


Sep 24, 2015, 01:00 ET Variety Expands TV Team With Hire Of Maureen Ryan

PMC-owned Variety today announced it is boosting its award-winning television coverage with the hiring of acclaimed critic Maureen Ryan. Ryan, a...


Jul 09, 2015, 05:00 ET Variety's First Annual Sports Entertainment Breakfast Presented by Mercedes-Benz Honors Laila Ali as Sports Personality of the Year

Variety hosts the First Annual Sports Entertainment Breakfast Presented by Mercedes-Benz on Tuesday, July 14 2015, at Vibiana in Downtown Los Angeles....


Jun 09, 2015, 09:00 ET Viki Presents First Annual Global TV Awards In Partnership With Variety

Variety 2015 TV Summit -- Viki, the global TV site powered by fans, and Variety today announced the first annual Global TV Awards, the first awards...


Jul 21, 2014, 04:03 ET Variety Debuts Artisans, Targeting Hollywood's Below-the-Line Community

Variety today announced the launch of a newly branded feature called Artisans, devoting comprehensive coverage on and for the talented individuals...


Jun 18, 2014, 04:30 ET The Real Estalker Joins Variety As Real Estate Editor

Variety, the entertainment industry's leading source of news and analysis in print and online, has hired Mark David, aka The Real Estalker, as the...


Nov 06, 2013, 01:01 ET Jeff Ross To Host 4th Annual "Variety's Power Of Comedy" Event Presented By Xbox One And Honoring Jimmy Kimmel

Variety is pleased to announce that Jeff Ross will be hosting their 4th Annual Variety's Power of Comedy event presented by Xbox One on November 16...


Sep 13, 2013, 12:10 ET VARIETY And WOMEN IN FILM Celebrate Television's Biggest Weekend And The Female 2013 Primetime Emmy Nominees With Pre-Emmy Party Presented By Yoplait® Greek

VARIETY and WOMEN IN FILM are pleased to announce their annual Pre-Emmy Celebration, Friday, September 20, toasting the 2013 female primetime Emmy...


Aug 12, 2013, 01:25 ET Variety's Sports Entertainment Summit Headlined By Fox Sports Media Group's Randy Freer And LA Kings President Luc Robitaille

Variety is pleased to announce its Sports Entertainment Summit, in association with SVG, which will feature keynote conversations with Randy Freer,...


Jun 25, 2013, 12:09 ET Variety Names Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief

Variety has tapped Patrick Frater as Asia bureau chief, part of Penske Media Corporation's (PMC) ongoing international expansion under Founder,...


May 31, 2013, 08:30 ET Variety's MASSIVE: The Advertising Summit To Feature President Of The Coca-Cola Company In Keynote

Variety revealed that it will be honoring Katie Bayne, President, North America Brands, Coca-Cola North America Group with the Entertainment Branding ...


Feb 26, 2013, 10:22 ET PMC Names Trio Of Journalists As New Editors-in-Chief Of Variety As The News Outlet Expands Online Presence And Adapts To Changing Needs Of Readers

Jay Penske, chairman and CEO of Penske Media Corporation, and Michelle Sobrino, newly installed publisher of Variety, today named Claudia Eller,...