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2009-02-04 12:14:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- TV Land announced today that film and television actress Vivica A. Fox will host the upcoming TV Land original series "The Cougar," a one-hour elimination dating series set to premiere in April on TV Land PRIME. Executive produced by Mike Fleiss ("The Bachelor") and Warner Horizon Television, "The Cougar" is an eight-episode series in which an accomplished, beautiful and sexy woman hunts for love from a pool of eligible younger men. "I'm so excited to be...

2009-01-28 11:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Generate (www.generatela.com), the cross-platform production and management company, has signed an exclusive multiyear television development and production deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television (TCFTV). The announcement was made today by Generate CEO, Jordan Levin, Pete Aronson, president of Generate Studios and Twentieth Century Fox Television Executive Vice President of Creative Affairs, Jennifer Nicholson-Salke at the annual National Association...

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2009-01-16 12:32:05

Warner Bros. and Twentieth Century Fox announced they settled their legal battle regarding rights to the already completed movie Watchmen. Warner Bros. and Twentieth Century Fox have resolved their dispute regarding the rights to the upcoming motion picture 'Watchmen' in a confidential settlement. Warner Bros. acknowledges that Fox acted in good faith in bringing its claims, which were asserted prior to the start of principal photography, Variety.com quoted the two studios said in a joint...

2008-12-09 18:16:56

Fox Sports has apologized after Minnesota Vikings tight end Visanthe Shiancoe was accidentally shown naked on television. Shiancoe could be seen in the background while a Fox cameraman recorded team owner Zygi Wilf presenting the ball from Sunday's game to coach Brad Childress' son Andrew, 19, who is joining the Marine Corps, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reported Tuesday. The incident took place in the locker room after the game. It obviously was an oversight on our part and we apologize,...

2008-11-14 06:00:12

By David Lieberman NEW YORK -- NBC and Fox unveiled on Thursday a local television news-sharing plan that promises to reduce the number of reporters, trucks and helicopters assigned to cover major events -- and could grow into a nationwide effort to slash one of the biggest costs for most TV stations. Following a test that began in May, the stations owned by NBC and Fox in Philadelphia will formalize in January an arrangement that turns some of their camera crews over to a jointly run...

2008-11-13 15:00:11

Twentieth Century Fox has teamed with Moxie Interactive (http://www.moxieinteractive.com/), to create a new application that allows the world to decide who and what will be saved when the earth "stands still." It's part of a global participation campaign for Fox's upcoming movie, The Day The Earth Stood Still (http://www.thedaytheearthstoodstillmovie.com/), which opens in North America on December 12, and in foreign territories beginning December 10. The film stars Keanu Reeves and Jennifer...

2008-11-13 12:00:14

The Fox Television Stations and NBC Local Media will form a local news service in Philadelphia, with plans to roll out the service in other markets where both companies own and operate local television stations. The announcement was made today by Jack Abernethy, Chief Executive Officer, Fox Television Stations Inc., and John Wallace, President, NBC Local Media. The service will gather and distribute general market video coverage to the participating stations, allowing them to efficiently...

2008-11-10 15:00:15

How do you bring some of America's most elusive criminals to justice? Audiences will get hilarious answers to that question on the new Fox Reality Channel original series "Smile, You're Under Arrest!" premiering Saturday, December 27, at 7pET/4pPT. The only all-reality, all-the-time cable and satellite network brings a three-part series, featuring real-life sting operations that combine criminal justice with elaborate improvisational scenarios In this innovative reality show, a talented...

2008-11-06 11:17:39

Nielsen Online, a service of The Nielsen Company, today announced that all four television networks enjoyed month-over-month growth in online video viewers in September, coinciding with the season premieres of many popular and new television shows (see Table 1). NBC.com had the largest increase in video viewers, growing 312 percent month-over-month, followed by FOX Broadcasting and ABC.com, with 165 percent and 105 percent growth, respectively. "A combination of series and season premiers,...

2008-11-05 06:15:00

By Gary Levin Voters cast their presidential ballots Tuesday, but TV viewers have already weighed in on the fall TV season: The big networks continue to lose viewers, only two new shows are successes, and there's not much excitement among fans. It's all a continuation of a steady trend. Prime-time viewership is up 2% this fall, but fans are going elsewhere for their TV fix. In short, the networks are buffeted by a perfect storm of obstacles. *Last winter's writers' strikeseverely crimped...