2018 FOX upfront presentation recap

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New ad format, football, six new series for 2018-19 On Monday, May 14, Fox Networks Group (FNG) took to the stage at the Beacon Theatre in New York City to present its 2018-19 primetime programming schedule. The presentation, which featured FNG executives and talent from FOX’s current and new shows, highlighted FNG’s newest ad format,

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This week in 21CF news: Fox Television Group’s Gary Newman at INTV, ‘Family Guy’ uninterrupted, marketing ‘Love, Simon’

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes Fox Television Group Chairman and CEO Gary Newman at INTV, “Family Guy” airing without ad breaks this Sunday, a look at the marketing for “Love, Simon” (now playing in theaters) and more. Fox’s Gary Newman on potential ’24’ comeback; renewal possibilities for

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FOX winter 2018 TCA press tour recap: ‘Family Guy’ with fewer ad breaks, final bow for ‘New Girl,’ ‘The Gifted’ gets Season 2

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At its winter 2018 Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour in Pasadena, California, on Thursday, Jan. 4, FOX made a few exciting announcements for “Family Guy,” “New Girl,” “The Gifted” and more. Fox Television Group Chairmen and CEOs Dana Walden and Gary Newman were joined by Michael Thorn, President of Entertainment for FOX; and Rob

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2017 FOX upfront recap: FOX announces 6 new series and 17 returning series, 240 million social media fans, No. 1 in VOD

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Fox Networks Group (FNG) presented its 2017-18 primetime programming schedule in an entertaining event at the Beacon Theatre in New York City on Monday, May 15. The presentation, which featured both FNG executives and talent from FOX’s current and upcoming shows, underscored the quantifiable value of FOX’s audience across platforms and previewed the schedule for

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Fox Television Group chairmen and CEOs Dana Walden and Gary Newman honored with NATPE’s Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award

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During the annual National Association of Television Programming Executives (NATPE) conference in Miami Beach, Florida, Fox Television Group chairmen and CEOs Dana Walden and Gary Newman were among the six recipients of the 2017 Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award. The honor recognizes television professionals “who exhibit extraordinary passion, leadership, independence and vision in the process of

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This week in 21CF news: ‘Mars’ premieres on National Geographic, FOX News gets record ratings, FX sets ‘Taboo’ premiere date

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This week’s recap of news about 21CF and its businesses includes a spotlight on National Geographic’s new series “Mars,” FOX News notching record ratings during Election Week, FX Networks setting a premiere date for “Taboo” and more. ‘Mars’ and the rise of ‘Premium Nonfiction’ TV (The Wall Street Journal) A trip to ‘Mars’ signals a

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2016 FOX Upfront recap: FOX announces 14 new series, non-linear audience grows 123%, most stable schedule in 4 years

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In front of an audience of about 2,500 advertisers, Fox executives, producers and others, Fox Networks Group presented its 2016-17 programming slate at the Beacon Theater in New York City. The upfront presentation, which featured musical performances and guest appearances from FOX show talent, laid out the recent multiplatform achievements of FOX, FX, National Geographic

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FOX’s Dana Walden and Gary Newman talk ‘Empire,’ diversity in TV and monetization at the 2016 NAB Show

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FOX’s blockbuster television drama “Empire” certainly has eye-popping numbers to boast about: a total multiplatform audience of 23 million, a more than 20 percent lead over the second most popular broadcast show and 39 nominations for a variety of prestigious awards, for example. But stopping at the show’s numbers and rankings is missing the larger

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