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August 18, 2007 | Meg James, Times Staff Writer
Long-time television publicist Joe Earley, who got his start at the Fox network promoting such shows as "The Simpsons," is now in charge of all of the network's marketing and publicity efforts. The promotion, announced Friday, substantially increases Earley's sphere of influence at the No. 1 broadcast network. For more than two years, Earley has been responsible for nearly 40 people who work in Fox Broadcasting Co.'s publicity, corporate communications and creative services divisions.
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August 29, 2012 | By Joe Flint
Fox Broadcasting has elevated its longtime marketing and public relations executive Joe Earley to a new post as chief operating officer. The promotion of Earley is the first major move by Kevin Reilly, who himself was promoted from president of entertainment to chairman of entertainment for Fox Broadcasting earlier this month. In his new role, Earley will play a key part in programming, casting, scheduling and business affairs. Reilly said in a statement that Earley is a "dynamic leader who inspires partnership and a sense of collective purpose across our entire company.
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August 20, 2012 | By Meg James
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.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 20, 2012 | By Meg James
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.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 29, 2012 | By Joe Flint
Fox Broadcasting has elevated its longtime marketing and public relations executive Joe Earley to a new post as chief operating officer. The promotion of Earley is the first major move by Kevin Reilly, who himself was promoted from president of entertainment to chairman of entertainment for Fox Broadcasting earlier this month. In his new role, Earley will play a key part in programming, casting, scheduling and business affairs. Reilly said in a statement that Earley is a "dynamic leader who inspires partnership and a sense of collective purpose across our entire company.
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December 11, 1999 | From a Times Staff Writer
Facing mounting criticism from environmentalists, government officials and even the U.S. Marine Corps, Fox Broadcasting Co. has bailed out on its plan to stage a plane crash in the Mojave Desert on live TV, a company spokesman said Friday.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 20, 2013 | By Greg Braxton
Weeks before its premiere, "Dads", Fox's new comedy about two adult sons dealing with their aging fathers, continues to be shrouded in controversy due to jokes in the pilot that many critics claim are racially offensive. But despite the furor, Fox executives and producers of the show are refusing to change any of the elements or dialogue in the pilot, and have turned down a request from an Asian American watchdog group to reshoot what it called "problematic" scenes in the show. "This is a show that will be evocative and will poke at stereotypes and bigotries -- sometimes through over-the-top, ridiculous situations," said a letter written by Kevin Reilly, Fox's chairman of entertainment, and Chief Operating Officer Joe Earley.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 30, 2012 | By Joe Flint
After the coffee. Before figuring out whether if I act like Charlie Sheen I can get his job security. The Skinny: FX gave an order for 90 more episodes of Charlie Sheen's new sitcom "Anger Management. " That's not a typo. Thursday's headlines include some big executive changes at Nickelodeon and Fox, and Dick Clark Productions may have a buyer. Otherwise, it is pretty slow as most of Hollywood is on vacation this week. Daily Dose: Over the last few months, ABC, NBCand Fox have all gotten new program planning chiefs.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 21, 2009 | Denise Martin
Fox's "American Idol," the nation's most popular program, proved its mettle once again Tuesday by beating out a strong field of competitors that included finales for ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" and a pair of highly rated CBS dramas. The season's penultimate episode of "Idol," in which contestants Adam Lambert and Kris Allen duked it out for the final time, delivered 23.7 million viewers overall, and a night-leading 8.
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March 11, 2014 | By Joe Flint
Although Time Inc. won't be part of Time Warner much longer, don't expect the media giant to change its name to better reflect its assets. "We haven't decided to change the name," Time Warner Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes said during an interview Tuesday at the Deutsche Bank Media, Internet and Telecom Conference in Palm Beach, Fla. Bewkes was responding to a question from Deutsche Bank analyst  Doug Mitchelson. Company insiders also have said a name change is unlikely. Instead, Bewkes seems pleased Time Warner Cable won't be around much longer, assuming its sale to Comcast gets through regulators and lawmakers.
BUSINESS
August 18, 2007 | Meg James, Times Staff Writer
Long-time television publicist Joe Earley, who got his start at the Fox network promoting such shows as "The Simpsons," is now in charge of all of the network's marketing and publicity efforts. The promotion, announced Friday, substantially increases Earley's sphere of influence at the No. 1 broadcast network. For more than two years, Earley has been responsible for nearly 40 people who work in Fox Broadcasting Co.'s publicity, corporate communications and creative services divisions.
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December 11, 1999 | JEFFREY GETTLEMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Facing mounting criticism from environmentalists, government officials and even the Marine Corps, the Fox Broadcasting Co. has bailed out on its plan to stage a plane crash in the Mojave Desert on live TV, a company spokesman said Friday.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 29, 2006 | Deborah Netburn, Times Staff Writer
With the vast array of message boards and websites available online, obsessive fans have plenty of avenues to exchange theories, spoilers and speculation about their favorite TV shows. Savvy marketers, such as those for the ABC show "Lost," have been adept at using promotional materials that spill out beyond the edges of the show, creating mysteries embedded online or in the real world for fans to chase.
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