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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 […]

Fox Acquires Rights to Gumby, Plans to “Reimagine” Character

As part of the entertainment industry’s ongoing search for original intellectual property, Fox is seeing green. Fox Entertainment has acquired the Gumby franchise from the estate of Joseph Clokey, son of Gumby creator Art Clokey. The deal covers the iconic green clay-mation character, his horse Pokey, and all of the characters from Clokey’s animated universe. […]

Hulu Strikes Deal With Fox Entertainment to Stream All Past Seasons of Unscripted Series

Hulu has struck a deal with Fox Entertainment to stream all past seasons of Fox unscripted series like The Masked Singer and Master Chef, the companies said on Tuesday. All out-of-season episodes of The Masked Singer, LEGO Masters, I Can See Your Voice, Name That Tune, The Masked Dancer, Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back, […]

Witness Protection Comedy in the Works at Fox

Fox is heading into witness protection for its latest piece of development. The network has ordered a pilot presentation for a comedy project from writer-executive producer Michelle Nader (Hulu’s Dollface, CBS’ 2 Broke Girls), who’s also set to direct the presentation. The untitled show, which sources say Fox envisions as a possible companion to Call […]

Fox Boss on ‘Monarch’ Move, Mayim Bialik’s ‘Jeopardy!’ and ‘Call Me Kat’ Double Duty

Fox removed the centerpiece of its midseason schedule from its airwaves last week, making a surprise decision to move its drama series Monarch to the fall. The high-profile show set in the world of country music stars Susan Sarandon, Anna Friel and Trace Adkins, and it was scheduled to get a huge lead-in airing after […]