Fox Pushes Diversity As Business Model At Invite-Only Confab

By | Thursday October 24, 2013 @ 7:57pm PDT

EXCLUSIVE: Execs at the home of Sleepy Hollow, Glee and The Mindy Project had a message today for showrunners and agents: Diversity is the new ka-ching. “Not only are you going to have more … Read More »

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Fox Seeks A Single Partner To Buy ‘The Simpsons’ Cable Syndication Rights

The animated series is “the greatest television asset of all time, and certainly of the generation,20th Century Fox Television chairman Gary Newman told investors today Read More »

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20th TV Bosses Gary Newman And Dana Walden’s ‘Family Guy’-Themed Holiday Card

By | Wednesday December 12, 2012 @ 6:00pm PST
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After hanging out with the casts of Modern Family, Glee and Sons Of Anarchy in their holiday cards the last three years (click on the titles to watch them again), 20th Century Fox TV chairmen Dana Walden and Gary Newman are getting animated this year for a … Read More »

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Walden-Newman 20th TV Holiday Card Spoofs ‘Sons Of Anarchy’

By | Wednesday December 14, 2011 @ 3:38pm PST
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Once again, 20th Century Fox TV chairmen Dana Walden and Gary Newman turned to one of the studio’s biggest hits for inspiration in creating their annual holiday video card. This time, the duo are channeling their inner bikers in a Sons Of Anarchy-themed video written by series’ creator Kurt Sutter … Read More »

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Dana Walden & Gary Newman’s ‘Glee’-ful Holiday Card Helmed By Ryan Murphy

By | Friday December 17, 2010 @ 3:17pm PST
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After 20th TV chairmen Dana Walden and Gary Newman’s uproarious Modern Family-flavored holiday video card last year written and directed by Steve Levitan, it was natural for the duo to turn to the studio’s other monster hit, Fox’s Glee, for greeting card inspiration next. Here is this year’s video, … Read More »

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‘Family Guy’s Alex Borstein Signs Deal With 20th TV For Live-Action & Animated Projects

By | Sunday October 24, 2010 @ 8:00pm PDT
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20th Century Fox TV has big plans for Alex Borstein, who voices Lois on the studio’s hit animated comedy Family Guy. The actress-writer has signed a deal with the studio to develop, write and executive produce two comedy projects that she would potentially star in — one animated and one live-action. Additionally, 20th TV has signed a talent holding deal with Borstein so other writers would be developing for her too, and she could be cast in an existing project. Borstein has been in the Fox family for the past 13 years — as a writer-performer on the network’s late-night sketch comedy Mad TV where she created such memorable characters as Miss Swan, and as a key cast member on the 20th/Fox comedy Family Guy, on which she also served as a writer-producer. She also did a variety show with Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane, which aired on Fox as a special. Read More »

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It’s Official: David Madden Named President of Fox Television Studios

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LOS ANGELES – August 16, 2010 – David Madden has been named President of Fox Television Studios, it was announced today by Dana Walden and Gary Newman, Chairmen of Twentieth Century Fox Television, to whom Madden reports. Madden succeeds Emiliano Calemzuk who recently stepped down from his position.

Formerly EVP at FtvS, Madden has overseen Creative Development and Production at the studio, and has been responsible for an array of successful series, including the USA hits Burn Notice and White Collar, A&E’s The Glades, Saving Grace for TNT and the long-running, Emmy-winning The Shield for FX. He also oversees the new series The Good Guys for FOX, The Gates for ABC, Persons Unknown for NBC, Lights Outs for FX, as well as FX’s pilot (a co-production with FX Productions) Outlaw Country, and the recently announced The Killing for AMC.

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It’s Official: ‘Chaos’ Picked Up To Series At CBS For Midseason

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Back From the Dead: CBS’ ‘Chaos’ Is Alive!

CBS eyeTom Spezialy’s CIA drama pilot Chaos completed its remarkable comeback with a midseason series order at CBS. The network and producing studio 20th Century Fox TV just closed a deal for … Read More »

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Bert Salke Named President Of Fox21

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EXCLUSIVE: Veteran TV producer Bert Salke has been tapped as president of Fox21, the cable/unscripted production arm of 20th Century Fox TV. He replaces Chris Carlisle who is exiting after a year-and-a-half stint. Salke, who is expected to start in mid-August, will report to 20th TV chairmen Dana Walden and … Read More »

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Back From The Dead: CBS ‘Chaos’ Is Alive!

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EXCLUSIVE: I hear the CBS pilot Chaos has sprung back to life in the past 24 hours. This is the latest twist to the story of the 20th Century Fox TV-produced CIA drama pilot, which was close to a midseason pickup by CBS but the deal ultimately fell apart on … Read More »

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