September 26, 2004
Anytime someone leaves a company, the first thing its security people should do is change all the passwords ("No-Contest Plea in FX Case," Sept. 21). The FX network should have changed the password to its conference calls. Steve Webster may have committed a crime, but the FX network certainly committed the crime of stupidity. Donna O'Connell Torrance
April 24, 2014 |
"American Idol" rose in the ratings Wednesday according to early numbers from Nielsen, orchestrating a weeknight win for Fox. The veteran singing contest, Fox's only program for the night, earned a 2.1 average rating among key 18-to-49-year-old viewers, up 11% from a week ago. The second-place network among young adults, ABC, was the one with the highest-rated show in the key demo: "Modern Family. " The sitcom scored a 3.4 in 18-to-49, up slightly from its most recent episode, while "The Middle" and "Suburgatory" each fell a bit. The new comedy "Mixology" rose 25% to a 1.5. CBS' "Survivor" was the night's most-watched show, with 9.3 million viewers overall and a 2.2 in 18-to-49, down 4%. NBC showed only reruns. ALSO: William Hurt pulls out of 'Midnight Rider' 'Last Comic Standing' editors return to work FX Network brews up sponsorship deal with MillerCoors email@example.com Twitter: @rfaughnder MORE ON LOCATION: People and places behind what's onscreen PHOTOS: Biggest box office flops of 2013 PHOTOS: Celebrity production companies
December 12, 2013 |
Sipping a to-go herbal tea in the back of a hotel bar not far from the Fox studio lot in Century City, Sarah Paulson is blond, smiling and thoroughly modern. In the slavery-era drama "12 Years a Slave," her hair and her manner are darker in the role of Mistress Epps, wife of Michael Fassbender's demented slave owner Edwin Epps. It's a role that requires the actress to explore jealousy, sex and contempt - as well as feeling pain and doling some out. Paulson, who also stars on the FX network's "American Horror Story: Coven," couldn't be more delighted or honored.
March 26, 2010
College basketball: In Tuesday's Sports section, a photo accompanying a College Basketball Notes item on the injury of Michigan State basketball star Kalin Lucas was not of Lucas, as stated in the caption, but of his teammate Durrell Summers. Walton Goggins: The photo that accompanied an article about actor Walton Goggins in Tuesday's Calendar section was credited to the FX network. It should have been credited to Robert Zuckerman. If you believe that we have made an error, or you have questions about The Times' journalistic standards and practices, you may contact Deirdre Edgar, readers' representative, by e-mail at readers.
August 20, 2012 |
Kevin Reilly now is officially the top programmer at Fox. The network said Monday that Reilly has been promoted to chairman of entertainment at Fox Broadcasting Co., overseeing all programming, scheduling, marketing, research and business affairs for the News Corp.-owned network. Reilly's elevation has been expected since last month when his boss Peter Rice's portfolio was dramatically expanded. “Kevin is a uniquely gifted executive with the strong strategic vision and creative instincts to ensure that FOX continues to drive the future of our industry,” Rice said in a statement.
April 24, 2014 |
Fandango, the Los Angeles-based online ticketing service owned by NBCUniversal, said it signed a deal to acquire Movieclips, an operator of film-related channels on YouTube. The acquisition will enable Fandango to significantly expand its audience reach with broader product offerings in video, content and movie discovery, the company said Thursday. Financial terms were not disclosed. ON LOCATION: Where the cameras roll The Movieclips network, operated by Venice-based Zefr Inc., consists of 25 YouTube channels with a catalog of 45,000 curated film clips, trailers, and original video productions.