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FOX ENTERTAINMENT RENEWS ANIMATION DOMINATION’S NEWEST ENTRY, “BLESS THE HARTS,” FOR A SECOND SEASON

From Creator and Executive Producer Emily Spivey, and Executive Producers
Phil Lord and Chris Miller, New Animated Series Features Voices of
Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Jillian Bell, Ike Barinholtz and Kumail Nanjiani 

All-New Halloween-Themed Episode Airs Sunday on FOX

FOX Entertainment has ordered a second season of the new animated series BLESS THE HARTS, to air during the 2020-2021 season. With animation serving as a cornerstone of FOX programming, the network expanded its Sunday night brand this fall with the introduction of a new original …

JENNA DEWAN TO HOST NEW DATING SERIES “FLIRTY DANCING,” PREMIERING THIS WINTER ON FOX

Unscripted Series Combines Dating and Dancing for the Ultimate Blind Date

Actress, producer and dancer Jenna Dewan will host FLIRTY DANCING, the innovative new series that is part performance, part blind date, and all about romantic chemistry. In the show, complete strangers are each taught half of a dance routine, then meet for the first time on a blind date at a breathtaking location, where they will then dance together without saying a word. In this romantic approach to dating, these singles will push themselves out of their comfort zones in…

FOX MAKES FIRST PICKUP OF FALL, ORDERING FULL SEASON OF #1 NEW SERIES “PRODIGAL SON”

All-New Episode Airs Tonight on FOX

In the first pickup of the fall season, FOX has ordered nine additional episodes of the #1 new series PRODIGAL SON, raising the episode order to 22. From Emmy Award-nominated executive producer Greg Berlanti, executive producer Sarah Schechter (“Riverdale,” “You”), and executive producers/creators Chris Fedak (“Deception,” “Chuck”) and Sam Sklaver (“Deception,” “Bored to Death”), PRODIGAL SON is a fresh take on the traditional crime drama with a provocative and outrageous lead character and a darkly comedic t…

LISA SIMPSON TO OVERSEE FOX ENTERTAINMENT’S TALENT RELATIONS DEPARTMENT

From Entertainment Weekly, InStyle and People Magazines, Veteran Executive Joins Company as Senior Vice President in Rebuild of Key Unit

Lisa Simpson has been named Senior Vice President, Talent Relations, FOX Entertainment. Reporting directly to Jean Guerin, FOX Entertainment’s Executive Vice President of Publicity & Corporate Communications, Simpson will oversee the talent relations team, and provide strategic, personalized support to all of the company’s talent and their representatives. Taking a hand-crafted approach to the company’s relati…

FOX ENTERTAINMENT NAMES JULIA FRANZ, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, COMEDY, AND DANIEL WEIDENFELD, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, ANIMATION

Julia Franz has been named Senior Vice President, Comedy, and Daniel Weidenfeld has been named Senior Vice President, Animation, for FOX Entertainment, it was announced today by Michael Thorn, President, Entertainment, FOX Entertainment.

Franz will be responsible for overseeing all comedy production and development for the network. Weidenfeld will be responsible for overseeing all animated production and development for FOX Entertainment and third party platforms. Both executives will report directly to Thorn.

“Both Julia and Daniel are fant…

“71ST EMMY® AWARDS” RED CARPET PRESHOWS TO AIR LIVE, SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, ON FOX

“THE MASKED SINGER’S” JENNY McCARTHY, FOX SPORTS’ SHANNON SHARPE AND
TV PERSONALITY KELLY OSBOURNE TO SERVE AS CO-HOSTS

FOX’S LIVE EMMY® RED CARPET PRESHOW to Air LIVE from 6:30-7:00 PM ET;
FOX’S LIVE EMMY® RED CARPET ARRIVALS to Air LIVE from 7:00-8:00 PM ET

Stream Behind-the-Scenes Content with BACKSTAGE LIVE!,
At EMMYS.COM, FOX.COM and Facebook Live

Catch all the stars on the red carpet at the 71st EMMY® AWARDS with exclusive preshow coverage LIVE Sunday, Sept. 22 on FOX. Co-hosted by THE MASKED SINGER panelist Jenny McCarthy, FOX Sports’ Sha…

ALL-NEW SPECIAL “THE MASKED SINGER: SUPER SNEAK PEEK” TO AIR SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, ON FOX

Season One Winner T-Pain to Appear

Season Two Returns with Two-Hour Premiere Wednesday, September 25, on FOX

Television’s biggest guessing game is back, but before Season Two officially begins, a special preview, THE MASKED SINGER: SUPER SNEAK PEEK, will air Sunday, Sept. 15 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.  Series host Nick Cannon and panelists Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger and Robin Thicke reflect on the fierce and swift impact the show has had on pop culture since making its debut, and Season One winner and global music sensatio…

PRODUCTION TEAM ANNOUNCED FOR THE “71ST PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS”

Danette Herman, Al Gurdon, Florian Wieder and Raj Kapoor Join Production Team for Telecast Airing Sunday, September 22, Live On FOX

Danette Herman, Al Gurdon, Florian Wieder and Raj Kapoor have joined the production team for the 71st PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS, it was announced today by the telecast’s executive producers, Don Mischer, Charlie Haykel and Juliane Hare at Don Mischer Productions, and Ian Stewart and Guy Carrington at Done+Dusted. Both Herman and Gurdon return this year in their respective roles as co-producer and lighting designer, wh…

EMMY AWARD AND GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINEE ELIZABETH PERKINS JOINS DENIS LEARY IN FOX’S HOLIDAY-THEMED COMEDY, “A MOODY CHRISTMAS”

Event Series to Debut This December on FOX

Emmy Award and Golden Globe nominee Elizabeth Perkins (“Sharp Objects,” “Weeds”) will join Denis Leary in FOX’s upcoming limited series, A MOODY CHRISTMAS, scheduled to air this December on FOX.

“I can think of no better foil for Denis Leary than Elizabeth,” said Michael Thorn, President, Entertainment, FOX Entertainment. “She’s got the comedy chops and the gravitas to go toe-to-toe with him in any situation, and I can’t wait to see their chemistry ignite on screen. Here’s to a very MOODY CHRISTMAS!”

EMMY AWARD AND GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINEE DENIS LEARY TO STAR IN FOX’S HOLIDAY-THEMED COMEDY, “A MOODY CHRISTMAS”

Event Series to Debut This December on FOX

Emmy Award- and Golden Globe-nominated actor and comedian Denis Leary (“Rescue Me,” “Animal Kingdom”) will star in FOX’s upcoming limited series, A MOODY CHRISTMAS, scheduled to air this December on FOX.

In the single-camera, holiday-themed event comedy, Leary will play SEAN SR., the beloved patriarch of the Moodys, a tight-knit, but slightly dysfunctional, family of five, all of whom return home to Chicago for the holidays, hiding secrets from each other – as if the holidays weren’t stressful enough!

WINNERS OF “TEEN CHOICE 2019” ANNOUNCED

Teens Cast More Than 55 Million Votes Via Twitter and FOX.com

The following were honored today at TEEN CHOICE 2019TM, which aired live on FOX from Hermosa Beach, CA. This year, teens logged on to Twitter and FOX.com and cast more than 55 million votes in support of their favorite teen icons in film, television, music, sports, fashion, comedy and the web.

The star-studded event featured performances by OneRepublic; Blanco Brown; Mabel; Monsta X; CNCO; Jordan McGraw, with special guest Sarah Hyland; Johnny Orlando; Jacob Sartorius; Zhavia; and H…

ANIMATION DOMINATION RETURNS WITH A-LIST OF GUEST VOICES ON “THE SIMPSONS,” ALL-NEW SERIES “BLESS THE HARTS,” “BOB’S BURGERS” AND “FAMILY GUY,” BEGINNING SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, ON FOX

John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Jason Momoa, Bryan Cranston, Niecy Nash,
Megan Mullally, Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen and Billy Eichner among Featured Guest Voices

Get ready to hear your favorite stars when a top-notch roster of guest voices line up this season for the return of FOX’s beloved Animation Domination, beginning Sunday, Sept. 29, on THE SIMPSONS (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT), all-new series BLESS THE HARTS (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT), BOB’S BURGERS (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) and FAMILY GUY (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT).

 

THE SIMPSONS (Sundays, 8:00-8:30 PM ET/P…

FOX ENTERTAINMENT SIGNS WRITER/CREATOR JEFF DAVIS TO EXCLUSIVE, BROADCAST-ONLY DEAL

Agreement Marks Company’s First Direct Overall Term Deal

FOX Entertainment has signed writer/creator Jeff Davis (“Criminal Minds,” “Teen Wolf”) to a direct, exclusive, broadcast-only talent deal, it was announced today by Michael Thorn, President, Entertainment, FOX Entertainment.

Under terms of the agreement, Davis will develop scripted dramas for the FOX network. The agreement marks FOX Entertainment’s first direct, overall term deal.

“Jeff is a singular talent with a unique voice. His ability to create an incredibly wide range of shows – f…

AMY CARNEY NAMED CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, FOX ENTERTAINMENT

Carney to Oversee Research, Strategy and Operations for the Company

Amy Carney has been named Chief Operating Officer for FOX Entertainment, it was announced today by Charlie Collier, CEO, FOX Entertainment.

Based in Los Angeles and reporting directly to Collier, Carney will be responsible for overseeing research, strategy and operations for the media company.

“I’m pleased to welcome Amy to FOX Entertainment. She’s a smart, sophisticated leader whose passion and professionalism I’ve admired for years,” said Collier. “No matter the role, depar…

FOX ENTERTAINMENT ACQUIRES EMMY® AWARD-WINNING PRODUCTION COMPANY BENTO BOX ENTERTAINMENT

Animation Studio Behind BOB’S BURGERS and Upcoming Series DUNCANVILLE and THE GREAT NORTH
to Develop Content for All Platforms

Bento Box Co-Founders Scott Greenberg and Joel Kuwahara, COO Brett Coker
and Senior Executive Team to Continue to Lead Company

FOX Entertainment has acquired Emmy® Award-winning production company Bento Box Entertainment, it was announced today by Charlie Collier, Chief Executive Officer, FOX Entertainment.

The animation studio behind BOB’S BURGERS and two of FOX’s upcoming series, DUNCANVILLE and THE GREAT NORTH, Bento…

SEVEN-TIME “TEEN CHOICE” WINNER LUCY HALE TO HOST “TEEN CHOICE 2019”

Digital Star David Dobrik to Co-Host

OneRepublic, Bazzi, Blanco Brown, Mabel,
and Jordan McGraw with Special Guest Sarah Hyland To Perform

Celebration Airs LIVE Sunday, August 11, on FOX

Actress, producer, singer and seven-time TEEN CHOICE winner Lucy Hale will host TEEN CHOICE™ 2019, with digital star and TV personality David Dobrik serving as co-host. Celebrating today’s hottest stars in TV, music, film and social media, the star-studded two-hour LIVE event airs, for the first time in TEEN CHOICE history, from Hermosa Beach, CA, on Sunday, A…