When the Knights of the Laptop begin to examine the fall broadcast schedule in earnest, expect a deluge of think pieces on how, after a seemingly robust return to form a few seasons back, broadcast comedy is dead all over again (or, at t
It’s an early January afternoon on the Upper West Side, just days after the Earth began heaving itself along on yet another elliptical voyage around the sun, and a polar vortex has stupefied New York with an interstellar chill.
Were the NewFronts worth it? That's the question some in the Web video industry might be asking, even as they prep for next year's week of shows. A few weeks ago, it was revealed that Yahoo hadn't sold advertisers on most of the big shows it presented to agencies and brands last spring, including Jack Black's Ghost Ghirls. And on Wednesday, Hulu's anticipated animated series Mother Up! premiered, also with no sponsor.
On the heels of a trio of back-nine orders at CBS, Fox today announced that it has made a full series commitment to its new Monday night sitcom, Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Nine-Nine’s back-nine brings its total order to 22 episodes.
When not getting under the skin of television critics, Fox’s new comedy Dads is carving out a niche with the swells at the country club.
If it hadn’t clicked, the corridors at Fox would’ve been a-roil with rolling heads. But thanks to a smart marketing campaign and a rip-roaring narrative, the series premiere of Sleepy Hollow was a huge win for the network.
The newly-created 21st Century Fox had its first earnings call on Tuesday afternoon, and, perhaps befitting its status as half of the old News Corp., took half as long as most earnings calls with 15 minutes of presentation and another 15 minutes allotted for a Q&A.
The boys are crashing Fox’s Tuesday night comedy block, as Seth MacFarlane’s first live-action comedy, Dads, and the Andy Samberg cop caper Brooklyn Nine-Nine will set the table for the female-friendly franchise New Girl and sophomore series The Mindy Project.
Having finished the process of selecting its new original series for the upcoming broadcast season, Fox on Wednesday evening took the unconventional step of revealing its picks ahead of next week’s upfront presentation.