Fox’s Network Chiefs Say ‘It’s Business as Usual’ Until the Deal Closes With Disney

Dana Walden and Gary Newman say they won’t change their approach

The Television Critics Association’s winter press tour kicked off with a bang today. Fox’s network chiefs spoke publicly for the first time about their company’s uncertain future since last month, when Disney announced its acquisition of 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion after spinning off some Fox assets—including Fox Broadcasting, Fox News and Fox Sports—into a company that will tentatively be called New Fox.