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  • American Idol? He's just Sam

    American Idol? He's just Sam
    "American Idol" Live! will arrive Saturday in Fort Lauderdale. While some people may argue that contractually corralling contestants from the Fox singing competition months after the most recent season ended is a money grab, Sam Woolf is not one of them....
  • Fox's Peter Rice Reassures Creative Community About Network/Studio Consolidation

    Fox Networks Group Chairman-CEO Peter Rice was pressed into TV Critics Assn. tour service on Sunday, what with Kevin Reilly having been let go as entertainment chief and his replacements, Dana Walden and Gary Newman, have been in the job about 15 minutes....
  • Fox acknowledges need for new hits after disappointing season

    Fox acknowledges need for new hits after disappointing season
    The marching orders for Fox Broadcasting's new entertainment team from its boss is simple. "We need some new hits," said Peter Rice, chairman and chief executive of the Fox Networks Group at the semiannual Television Critics Assn.'s press tour in...
  • Upfronts: 'Gotham' Impresses as Fox Talks 'Next-Generation' Approach

    After a tough season in the ratings, Fox put the emphasis on the re-engineering of what Kevin Reilly dubbed "America's next-generation network" at its upfront Monday, held at Gotham's Beacon Theater. And there was barely a mention of "American Idol,"...
  • Miranda Lambert's life has gone 'Platinum,' and she's grateful

     Miranda Lambert's life has gone 'Platinum,' and she's grateful
    Miranda Lambert can point to all sorts of things she has now that she didn't have a decade ago when she launched her career in country music. The singer and songwriter has racked up a string of four hit albums, six No. 1 chart hits, a Grammy Award, 18...
  • 25 hoorays for Disney's Hollywood Studios

    25 hoorays for Disney's Hollywood Studios
    It's silver-anniversary time for Disney's Hollywood Studios. The theme park was born as Disney-MGM Studios on May 1, 1989, back when George Bush (the first one) was president, Americans learned to pronounce Exxon Valdez, and Eastern Air Lines was still...
  • Kevin Reilly's Fox Exit Marks a Muscle-Flexing Moment for James Murdoch

    The shakeup under way at Fox Broadcasting with Kevin Reilly's departure as programming chief gives Murdoch a chance to set a fresh course for the network. James Murdoch, that is. Reilly's resignation, confirmed May 29 after weeks of speculation about his...
  • TV ratings: 'Voice' and 'Dancing' finales down from last year

    TV ratings: 'Voice' and 'Dancing' finales down from last year
    Maybe the networks should spread out their competition show finales next time around.  Two singing contests and a semi-celebrity dance-off battled for viewers Tuesday night, as season finales for NBC's "The Voice" and ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" went...
  • Fox shakes up Sunday animation block in major schedule overhaul

    Fox shakes up Sunday animation block in major schedule overhaul
    Fox will shake up its Sunday animation block for the first time in nearly a decade next fall, pairing live-action sitcoms "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and newcomer "Mulaney" on the night with "The Simpsons" and "Family Guy." Suffering ratings declines due to...
  • Fox Upfront Scorecard: Big Risks, to Dig Out of a Big Hole

    Fox came into its upfront presentation Monday with a huge void to fill -- the three hours and 20% of its schedule once occupied by "The X Factor" -- and plenty of perceptual baggage, tied to a season marred by the old saying "Live by the singing...
  • 'Voice,' 'Dancing' Finales Cannibalize Each Other Tuesday; Special 'Idol' Mute

    If the networks' intent was to hasten the decline of their reality competition shows, pitting their finales on the same night was certainly one way to go. As expected, the first head-to-head finale showdown of NBC's "The Voice" and ABC's "Dancing With...