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Topic: Fox Broadcasting

Dana Walden, Gary Newman Named New Network Chiefs at Fox

The pair will oversee the network and studio, report to Peter Rice

Dana Walden and Gary Newman were named network chiefs of Fox, replacing exiting Fox Broadcasting Chairman Kevin Reilly following his announced departure in late May, The Hollywood Reporter reported today. The…

Who Might Replace Fox Chairman Kevin Reilly? Probably Not John Landgraf

Upfront season departure leaves awkward questions for ad execs

Fox's chairman Kevin Reilly has stepped down after much upfront-season speculation about how much longer the exec's tenure would last. In his absence he leaves... no one, yet. Reilly's direct reports…

Broadcasters Win Against Aereo in Utah District Court

Ruling precedes April 22 Supreme Court oral arguments

Weeks before the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments between broadcasters and Aereo, a district judge in Utah has imposed a preliminary injunction against the streaming TV…

Sports Illustrated Is Testing a New Type of Paywall

What’s more valuable, time or money?

Sports Illustrated is testing a paywall that lets readers access its print articles early if they watch a 30-second video ad first. The provider is Selectable Media, which has been testing…

Fox Sports 1 Powers Through Its First Month

Startup cable net dominates second-tier players

A month after its much-ballyhooed launch, Fox Sports 1 is proving itself to be a much more attractive advertising environment than its predecessor. According to Nielsen data, FS1’s first 30 days…

Conservative Groups Urge Senate to Block Wheeler Over Broadcast Indecency

FCC nominee's vague position fails to satisfy Morality in Media and others

Tom Wheeler (D), President Obama's nominee for chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, may be feeling the heat of the position even before he's confirmed. Led by Morality in Media, a…

YouTube's Wigs Headed to Hulu

Julia Stiles drama Blue will run on ad-supported service

Wigs, arguably the highest-profile of YouTube's marquee-driven channels, has opened a partnership with Hulu. The channel will distribute longer-form episodes of its flagship show, Blue, starring Julia Stiles, to the…

Fox News and WSJ Look to Turn Video Ads Into Mobile Coupons

Media giants join mDialog initiative

Fox News, The Wall Street Journal and Shaw Media want to help advertisers convert their TV commercials into hyper-local mobile commerce opportunities. Today, the companies announced that they are working…

DISH Circumvents Fox Refusal to Air Hopper Ads

Hopper logo to take over Daytona 500 car

Leave it to Charlie Ergen's DISH Network to figure out a way to hop right over network TV's refusal to air ads for the Hopper. This Sunday, viewers will see the…

Fox Inks Partnership With YouTube’s WIGS Channel

Female-friendly platform to serve as broadcast incubator

Fox on Tuesday announced it has entered into a multiyear pact with YouTube’s female-centric drama channel WIGS. One of the 100 or so original content channels launched by YouTube a year…

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