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.
October 29, 2011 |
With three days to go before their current agreement expires, DirecTV and News Corp. are still far apart on a deal to keep more than 25 networks on the satellite broadcaster's programming service. Among the News Corp.-owned channels DirecTV is prepared to drop Tuesday are the popular FX network and 19 regional sports channels, including Prime Ticket and Fox Sports West in Los Angeles. Not part of the dispute are Fox's broadcast television stations and Fox News. DirecTV said News Corp.'s Fox Cable unit was demanding a 40% fee increase to keep carrying the channels.
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.
December 12, 2007 |
FX has come a long way since "TV made fresh daily." That was the tagline the basic cable network used when it launched in 1994, largely as a purveyor of daytime programs. Since then, the network has gone through a few iterations, most recently emerging as an outlet known for dark dramas. Although FX has aggressively marketed marquee shows such as "The Shield" and "Nip/Tuck," it had done little to publicize its new identity until Tuesday, when the network unveiled a lavish new branding campaign.
March 1, 2005
New series: FX has ordered 13 episodes of "Over There," a dramatic series created by Steven Bochco and Chris Gerolmo about a U.S. Army unit stationed in Iraq. It is scheduled to premiere in July.
December 1, 2004 |
FX, the basic cable network that is home to three distinguished and controversial dramas, is giving reality television a second chance with an unscripted series by the writer and director of "Super Size Me," the documentary that chronicled his fast-food odyssey. "30 Days," which will premiere next summer, will place an individual in an environment that is antithetical to his or her beliefs, upbringing, religion or profession for one month.