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THR Year in Review 2012

TV Drama Production in L.A. Down 20 Percent in 2012

UPDATED: According to the annual report from FilmL.A., the group that tracks location shooting in L.A. County, overall production was up 1.7 percent, led by TV commercial shoots.

THR Critics’ 12 Best International Movies of 2012: THR Year in Review

The dozen titles that made THR's list of favorite films from around the world stir deep emotions and venture far into the dark lands of the heart.

Media Stocks Crush Market Averages in 2012

UPDATED: Comcast and Sirius XM Radio surged 61 percent each during the year, but video game stocks lagged.

Music Supervisors for ‘Girls,’ ‘Dexter,’ ‘Shameless’ Pick the Best Songs of 2012

Among the repeats on lists by Gary Calamar, Nic Harcourt, Ann Kline and Manish Raval? Indie darlings Divine Fits and Father John Misty.

The Top European Media and Entertainment Industry Stories of 2012

Britain's royals, Gerard Depardieu's citizenship, the Pussy Riot controversy, the Summer Olympics, as well as sex abuse and phone hacking scandals - those were some of the biggest industry stories of 2012 in Europe.

Top 12 Music Stories of 2012

From tragic deaths (Whitney Houston) to glorious births (baby Blue Ivy), global phenoms ("Gangnam Style") and local curiosities (Snoop Dogg's "Lion" persona), THR runs down the music headlines that had people talking.

20 Top Grossing Movies of 2012: THR Year in Review

World-saving heroes won the box office in 2012.

The 12 Best Hollywood-Related Books of 2012

From rock memoirs to a history of the new golden age of TV to a moving memoir by one of the Memphis Three these were the best Hollywood-themed books of the year.

Hollywood’s 10 Most Gripping Legal Dramas of 2012

From the SOPA war to the Golden Globes trial to a salary standoff at "Modern Family," these are the legal stories that made showbiz nervous in 2012.

David Rooney on the Record Year in New York Theater

THR's theater critic rounds up his picks for the top stage productions of 2012, both on Broadway and Off.

David Rooney’s Top New York Theater Picks for 2012

THR's theater critic rounds up the best of Broadway and Off Broadway over the past year, including smart new plays and superlative revivals of American classics.

DJs, Youth Anthems and Psy: Music Trends From 2012

THR's music editor on living in a viral world, the return of boy bands and the explosion of electronic dance.