20th TV Acquires Norwegian Series ‘Mammon’ For Chernin Entertainment To Remake

Norwegian broadcaster NRK has made its first U.S. sale of a scripted format with thriller series Mammon. 20th Century Fox Television has acquired the format through independent distributor DRG. Peter Chernin and Katherine Pope will … Read More »

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21st Century Fox Realigns TV Syndication, Distribution Biz Under 20th Century Fox TV

By | Monday July 8, 2013 @ 10:32am PDT

When Roger Ailes re-upped with News Corp for four more years in October, his deal included continued oversight of its first-run syndication unit Twentieth Television. But the recently spun-off 21st Century Fox made a number of changes today — which it outlined in a news release — including putting that part of its business directly under 20th Century Fox Television Co-Chairman Gary Newman and Dana Walden, leaving Ailes out of the syndie picture. The statement made no mention of the Fox News Chairman and CEO. Read the release after the jump:

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‘Modern Family’ Welcomes A New Member: Writer Emily Spivey

By | Monday June 3, 2013 @ 11:19pm PDT

With Up All Night put to sleep, creator-writer Emily Spivey is moving into the multiple households of ABC’s three-time defending Emmy champ. The ex-Saturday Night Live-er joined Modern Family patriarch 20th Century Fox Read More »

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’24′ Alum David Fury Signs Overall Deal With 20th TV, Joins ’24: Live Another Day’

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EXCLUSIVE: Former 24 executive producer David Fury has closed a two-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television, the studio behind the Emmy-winning real-time Fox drama. Under the pact, Fury will become the first writer … Read More »

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20th Century Fox TV Wins ‘Reba’ Producer Profits Case, Again

By | Wednesday October 24, 2012 @ 7:32pm PDT

Former Reba creator and showrunner Allison Gibson has been denied her claim on profits from the sitcom’s second season for a second time. California’s Second District Court of Appeal reaffirmed a trial judge’s decision that 20th Century Read More »

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Jenny Bicks Signs Overall Pact At 20th TV

By | Thursday September 6, 2012 @ 10:30am PDT
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Jenny Bicks The Big CWith The Big C headed to its conclusion, the series’ showrunner Jenny Bicks is moving on with a two-year overall deal at 20th Century Fox Television. The pact calls for the former Sex And The City executive producer to develop comedy and drama series for the studio. Bicks was most recently under an overall deal at Sony TV, which produces Showtime’s The Big C, created by Darlene Hunt. Bicks previously created and executive produced the ABC/Warner Bros TV one-hour dramedy Men In Trees and the NBC/NBC Studios comedy Leap Of Faith. Read More »

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Imagine Television Re-Ups With 20th TV

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Imagine Television has signed a new deal with 20th Century Fox Television, where the TV division of Ron Howard and Brian Grazer’s production company has been based since 2000. During its dozen years at 20th TV, Imagine has developed and produced such series as the Emmy-winning 24 and Arrested Development as well as Lie To Me and Shark. Imagine and 20th TV are behind the upcoming ABC comedy How To Live With Your Parents For The Rest Of Your Life. (Separately, Imagine TV also produces the NBC dramedy Parenthood with Universal TV.) “What we really like about them is that Imagine is attracted to unique ideas, their shows are never down the middle, they feel distinctive,” 20th TV chairman Gary Newman said. “Ron and Brian always look forward, trying to find something they feel passionate about, and out of that passion come great shots at television series.” Read More »

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Chip Johannessen Inks Overall Deal With 20th TV, Upped To EP On ‘Homeland’

By | Thursday June 14, 2012 @ 10:18am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Homeland co-executive producer Chip Johannessen has signed a two-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox TV, whose cable division Fox 21 produces the hot Showtime drama. Under the pact, Johannessen will continue on Homeland, where he will be upped … Read More »

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‘Homeland’ Co-Creator Alex Gansa Signs Overall Deal With 20th Century Fox TV

By | Wednesday June 13, 2012 @ 9:57am PDT
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EXCLUSIVE: Alex Gansa, who developed Showtime’s hot freshman drama Homeland with Howard Gordon, has signed a two-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox TV, which developed the … Read More »

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‘How I Met Your Mother’ EP Chuck Tatham Inks Overall Deal With 20th Century Fox TV

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How I Met Your Mother Chuck TathamHow I Met Your Mother executive producer Chuck Tatham has signed a two-year overall deal with the studio behind the long-running CBS comedy series, 20th Century Fox TV. The pact will keep him … Read More »

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Karyn Usher Signs New Deal With 20th TV

By | Monday April 2, 2012 @ 11:19am PDT
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Karyn UsherEXCLUSIVE: Karyn Usher will mark her 10-year-anniversary at 20th Century Fox TV next year as the drama writer-producer has signed a new two-year overall deal with the studio to start in June. Usher has been at 20th … Read More »

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