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Fox Upfront Nabs Sports Stars, Touts Fox News Programming as Multiple Protests Circle Outside

In a year marked by unusual upfront presentations, Fox Corp.’s event on Monday afternoon might be the most unusual yet. Yes, the writers strike wreaked havoc on the fall schedule (and put a damper on the company’s scripted sizzle reels), but Fox also took the opportunity to look on the bright side, all while picketers […]

Fox Renews Dan Harmon’s ‘Krapopolis’ for Third Season Ahead of Its Season 1 Premiere

Krapopolis is back for a third season — before its first one even premiered. Dan Harmon’s animated comedy has been renewed for season three, Fox Entertainment announced at London Screenings. The Emmy winner’s newest project will make its series debut during the 2023-24 season. Propelled by early fan response, Krapopolis was previously renewed for season […]

Broadcast TV Scorecard 2023: What’s New, Renewed and Canceled (So Far)

The more things change, the more things stay the same. That may as well be the motto for the five broadcast networks heading into the 2023-24 season as their corporate parents are increasingly focused on cutting costs, restructurings and streaming. To that end, three of the five networks have made leadership changes in the past […]

‘Into the Spider-Verse’ Co-Director Rodney Rothman Inks Fox Broadcast Deal

One of the writers and directors of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is headed to Fox. Rodney Rothman and his Modern Magic company have signed a broadcast direct deal with the network. Under the deal, Rothman and producing partner Adam Rosenberg will develop animated programming for Fox, with both half-hour and hour-long projects in consideration. As […]

Rob Wade to Replace Charlie Collier as Fox Entertainment CEO

Fox has wasted little time in naming a new CEO for its entertainment division. Rob Wade, the broadcast network’s head of alternative entertainment, has been promoted to CEO of Fox Entertainment. The move comes two weeks after the announcement that previous CEO Charlie Collier was leaving to head up Roku’s media business. “Since the formation […]

Cheryl Dolins Replaces Julia Franz as Fox Comedy Topper

Fox’s exec shuffle continues. Mere days after Fox Entertainment CEO Charlie Collier shocked the network with his decision to move to Roku, the broadcast network’s comedy division is getting new leadership. Cheryl Dolins has been named senior vp comedy programming and development at Fox Entertainment, replacing Julia Franz in the role. Franz was at the […]

Fox’s Charlie Collier Leaving to Join Roku

Charlie Collier is on the move. The TV veteran and CEO of Fox Entertainment is leaving the company to join Roku, where he will be president of media. Collier will oversee Roku’s advertising business as well as its content businesses, including The Roku Channel. Collier will officially join Roku in October and will be based […]

Fernando Szew Named New Head of Fox Entertainment Global

Fernando Szew has been named the head of Fox Entertainment Global, the newly formed division that oversees all international distribution and production partnerships at Fox Entertainment. Szew is best known as the founder and CEO of TV movies juggernaut MarVista, which Fox Entertainment acquired last December in a deal said to be valued at more […]

Fox Entertainment and Gordon Ramsay’s Studio Ramsay Makes First Key Executive Hire

Studio Ramsay Global (SRG), the recently-formed production company set up by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay and Fox Entertainment, has made its first key executive hire, naming Cyrus Farrokh senior vp, strategy. Based in Los Angeles, Farrokh will work closely with Ramsay; Fox Entertainment’s president of alternative entertainment and specials, Rob Wade; and Studio Ramsay Global’s […]

Fox Entertainment Boss Charlie Collier to Give Mipcom Keynote

Charlie Collier, CEO of Fox Entertainment, will give a keynote speech at this year’s Mipcom, the global television confab held in Cannes from October 17–20. At Fox, Collier has overseen such entertainment hits as The Masked Singer, I Can See Your Voice, Domino Masters and Next Level Chef. At MIPCOM, he’ll provide insights into Fox […]

Inside the Fox Upfront: Susan Sarandon, Fox News and a Pre-taped Tom Brady

The old wall between Fox and Fox News is more of a sheer curtain these days. Evidence of the blurring between the pillars of Rupert Murdoch’s media behemoth can be seen in Rudy Giuliani’s recent turn on entertainment flagship The Masked Singer — and the network brass’ nonchalance over criticism for the casting choice. Brand […]

NFL and Tubi Power Fox to $2.4B in Ad Revenue

The NFL delivered for Fox Corp. last quarter, helping to boost the company’s earnings and revenue, including $2.4 billion in advertising revenue. However, the company swung to a net loss in the quarter due to a change in fair value from the company’s investment in the betting company Flutter. In Fox’s fiscal Q2 (which ended […]