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  • Warner Bros. Said to Start Cutting More Than 1,000 Jobs

  • Fox’s Reilly Named Entertainment Chairman by News Corp

    Kevin Reilly, the entertainment programming chief at News Corp.’s Fox Broadcasting, has been named chairman of entertainment of the television network unit.

  • Fox’s Reilly to Exit After ‘Idol’ Ratings Decline

    Kevin Reilly, who led Fox Broadcasting to the top of the network TV ratings, will step down after a loss of viewers marked by the declining popularity of “American Idol.”

  • Fox Opts Out of Network TV’s Traditional Pilot Season

    Rupert Murdoch’s Fox broadcast network will move to year-round development of television series, skipping the traditional pilot season in an approach that more closely resembles cable TV’s process.

  • Turner Networks Said to Consider Departing Fox Official

    Kevin Reilly, the departing head of entertainment at Fox Broadcasting, is among the executives Time Warner Inc. is considering to be president of Turner Entertainment Networks, a person familiar with the matter said.

  • News Corp.’s Fox to Add Late-Night Animated Shows as ‘Simpsons’ Turns 23

    News Corp.’s Fox Broadcasting Co., home to “The Simpsons” and “Family Guy,” is creating a Saturday night animation lineup that will go against NBC’s long- running “Saturday Night Live.”

  • ‘Roots’ Reboot Joins ‘Extant’ as Networks Revive TV Miniseries

    TV viewers will see a lot of Oscar winner Halle Berry at an unusual time of year when CBS airs the 13-week sci-fi drama “Extant” starting in July.

  • Fox Network Looks for Life Beyond American Idol, 24

    By Ronald Grover May 13 (Bloomberg Businessweek) -- Kevin Reilly, Fox Broadcasting's entertainment president, is racing to find new shows. His worry is that the network's buoyant ratings could sink once Simon Cowell, the caustic talent judge and star of American Idol, leaves the successful singing competition this month after nine seasons. The Fox programming chief wants to remake a network that has relied on Idol, hour-long dramas, and cartoon comedies to lead in the crucial 18-to-49-year-old viewer category for almost six years. In addition to Cowell's exit from Idol, TV's most watched show, Fox is losing Kiefer Sutherland and his popular thriller, 24. The network needs fresh fare, especially because 18-to-49 ratings for both Idol and a medical drama, House, are slumping. Reilly, 47, insists he welcomes the challenge. "It's a high-class problem to have," he says. "The shows are still very

  • News Corp. Shakes Up Fox’s TV Schedule With Nine Shows

    News Corp.’s Fox Broadcasting unveiled nine prime-time programs for the 2013-2014 season, shaking up a schedule that has fallen into second place among key viewers after once dominating the ratings.

  • Fox Retools ‘Idol’ in Bid for Second Resurrection of Show

    “American Idol,” Fox TV’s aging ratings powerhouse, will undergo a “creative reinvigoration” next season that will determine whether the show’s almost nine- year run as the most-watched series comes to an end.

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