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  • 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.”

  • ‘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, Google, Apple, Harvard Law: Intellectual Property

    A federal judge in New York ruled that the Fox Entertainment Group Inc. series “Touch” doesn’t violate the copyright of author Everette Hallford.

  • Alcatel-Lucent, Google, Lions Gate: Intellectual Property

    The French government is weighing options including an investment in Alcatel-Lucent SA as it looks to protect the unprofitable network equipment maker’s patents, people with knowledge of the deliberations said.

  • Chevy Chase Gets Second Chance With Networks’ DVR Fridays

    Major TV networks are moving little- watched shows with big DVR audiences to Fridays, testing whether the technology can help programs like “Community” make it on a night with few viewers.

  • TV Broadcasters Make Nostalgia Push With Fall Season

    TV viewers will be forgiven if they feel a sense of deja vu when new shows debut in September. With competition from cable and the Web growing, broadcasters are leaning more on past successes and big names to find fresh hits.

  • News Corp's Fox Network Says `24' Series Finale Drew 8.85 Million Viewers

    News Corp.’s Fox said 8.85 million viewers watched last night’s two-hour series finale of “24,” the thriller where Jack Bauer, played by Kiefer Sutherland , races against the clock to solve crimes.

  • Sutherland’s Hoop Dreams Fade in Dated ‘Season’: Jeremy Gerard

    The ‘N’ word gets a fresh airing in the mixed-bag Broadway revival of “That Championship Season” starring “24” tough guy Kiefer Sutherland .

  • 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

  • Dunst’s Gloomy Bride Awaits Doomsday; Death-Row Killer: Movies

    The mood of “Melancholia” is set in the opening shot, a close-up of Kirsten Dunst’s gloomy face as she stands on the grounds of a palatial estate.

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