TV Upfronts

Fox Delays Fall Schedule Due to Writers Strike, Sets 6 New Series

It's the second year in a row the network has not announced the full slate

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Fox is feeling confident about its fall lineup, bringing back 18 series and introducing six new ones. However, the broadcaster isn’t as confident that the shows will air in the fall.

Despite the ongoing Writers Guild of America strike, the network announced its fall lineup this morning ahead of its upfront presentation—but like in 2022, it chose not to let advertisers know the details around air dates and times.

“Rather than announce a schedule today that we might not be able to meet this fall, we will hold back until we have a better handle on what programming will be available to us,” Dan Harrison, evp of program planning and content strategy, told reporters this morning.

Marianne Gambelli, president of advertising sales, said the company will work with advertisers to accommodate any changes coming in the fall, but previously told Adweek that the company has a strong sports slate that will not be...

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