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COMPETITION SERIES “MENTAL SAMURAI” RENEWED FOR A SECOND SEASON, PREMIERING WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, ON FOX

Rob Lowe Returns to Host and Produce an All-New Action-Packed Season
with Incredible Twists and Turns…Literally!

Competition series MENTAL SAMURAI has been renewed for a second season, it was announced today by Rob Wade, President, Alternative Entertainment & Specials, FOX Entertainment. Season Two of MENTAL SAMURAI will premiere Wednesday, April 22 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

“MENTAL SAMURAI is a one-of-a-kind show that brilliantly marries intellect and physicality, and we’re so happy to partner with Warner Horizon Unscripted, Arthur Smith a…

EMMY AWARD-WINNING “SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE” RETURNS FOR 17TH SEASON ON FOX

New Season! New Twists! New Surprises!
Auditions to be Held in Miami, New York City and Los Angeles

FOX has renewed the multi-Emmy Award-winning dance competition series SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE for a 17th season. From Industrial Media’s 19 Entertainment and dick clark productions, and hosted by Emmy Award nominee Cat Deeley, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE will return this summer on FOX. 

Auditions for the 17th season of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE kick off next month. Dancers can audition online by registering and uploading a video, or providing …

FOX TO AIR “FIRE FIGHT AUSTRALIA” BENEFIT CONCERT SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29

Olivia Newton-John to Host, with Musical Performances by Queen + Adam Lambert,
Michael Bublé, 5SOS, Alice Cooper, k.d. lang and More

FOX will air special coverage of the star-studded benefit concert FIRE FIGHT AUSTRALIA on Saturday, Feb. 29 (11:00 PM-12:00 AM ET/PT). The concert, taking place Feb. 16 in Sydney’s ANZ Stadium, benefits key organizations providing vital short, medium and long-term rescue, recover and rehabilitation assistance in Australia’s fire-affected areas. Both internationally renowned and local musicians will unite to share o…

FOX ENTERTAINMENT ORDERS ALL-NEW MUSIC GUESSING GAME SERIES “I CAN SEE YOUR VOICE,” HOSTED BY KEN JEONG

FOX Alternative Entertainment to Produce Program

FOX Entertainment has ordered the all-new music guessing game unscripted series I CAN SEE YOUR VOICE, hosted and executive-produced by comedian, actor and THE MASKED SINGER panelist Ken Jeong. Based on the South Korean format from CJ ENM, the series will be produced by FOX Alternative Entertainment (FAE) and will premiere later this year on FOX. 

“Just like THE MASKED SINGER, I CAN SEE YOUR VOICE is a distinctive format that makes for a big, bold creative swing.  And with Ken leading the charge …

THE BEAT ROLLS ON AS FOX RENEWS “BEAT SHAZAM” FOR A FOURTH SEASON

Jamie Foxx Returns as Host and Executive Producer;
Corinne Foxx to Return as Deejay

FOX has renewed interactive music game show BEAT SHAZAM for a fourth season. Jamie Foxx will return as host and executive producer, along with executive producers Mark Burnett, Jeff Apploff, Barry Poznick and Lauren Zalaznick. Corinne Foxx, daughter of Jamie Foxx, also will return as deejay.

BEAT SHAZAM averaged 3.2 million multi-platform viewers in its third season. The series ranked among summer 2019’s Top 25 broadcast programs among Adults 18-49. BEAT SHAZAM …

Usher to Host and Perform During the 2020 “iHeartRadio Music Awards,” Airing Live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Sunday, March 29, on FOX

Halsey and Lizzo Join Previously Announced Justin Bieber as Performers

NEW YORK, N.Y. – January 29, 2020 – iHeartMedia and FOX Entertainment announced today that eight-time Grammy award-winning artist Usher, who has sold more than 65 million albums worldwide, will host and perform during the 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards. The event will also feature live performances from Halsey and Lizzo, as well as previously announced performer Justin Bieber, with more to be announced. The two-hour event will air live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angele…

ALL-NEW ONE-HOUR SPECIAL “HARRY & MEGHAN: THE ROYALS IN CRISIS” TO AIR WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, ON FOX

With their decision to step away from the royal family, Harry and Meghan just shocked the world and, at the very least, caused a seismic shift in the monarchy. 

The all-new one-hour special HARRY & MEGHAN: THE ROYALS IN CRISIS, airing Wednesday, Jan. 29 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX, will explore the couple’s unprecedented exit as senior leaders in Great Britain’s royal family.

This exclusive TMZ investigation will cut through the noise, inaccuracies and speculation surrounding the couple’s surprise announcement. More than a dozen people with …

FOX REVEALS NEW SERIES “THE MASKED DANCER”

Ellen DeGeneres to Executive-Produce

FOX is partnering with Emmy Award-winning talk show host Ellen DeGeneres to produce THE MASKED DANCER, a new celebrity competition show based on the smash hit FOX series THE MASKED SINGER and inspired by a popular segment featured on “The Ellen Show.”

In this all-new format, celebrity contestants will perform unique dances, while covered from head-to-toe in elaborate costumes and face masks, leaving audiences to guess their identities. A nod to THE MASKED SINGER, the guessing game was introduced on “The Ell…

FOX ORDERS ALL-NEW, STOP-MOTION HOLIDAY SPECIAL FROM STOOPID BUDDY STOODIOS

FOX Entertainment has ordered a stop-motion holiday special from Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, the Emmy Award-winning company founded by Seth Green, John Harvatine IV, Matthew Senreich and Eric Towner. The all-new, irreverent special, written by Emmy Award winner Tom Root (“Robot Chicken”), will premiere next winter on FOX, as part of its “Not So Silent Nights” holiday-themed programming.

“I truly love this project and we couldn’t ask for a better partner than FOX, since they’ve consistently been a leader in high-quality, provocative and subversive…

CELEBRITY LEGO® FANS JOIN HOST WILL ARNETT ON NEW UNSCRIPTED COMPETITION SERIES “LEGO MASTERS” PREMIERING WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, ON FOX

Special Appearance by BB-8, C-3PO and R2-D2
in a “Star Wars™”-Themed Episode

New competition series LEGO® MASTERS has announced celebrity guests, including Mayim Bialik, Terry Crews, Nicole Byer and “The LEGO Movie” writers and directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. These special guests will join host Will Arnett throughout the show’s premiere season, debuting Wednesday, Feb. 5 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), immediately following the Season Three time period premiere of THE MASKED SINGER (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT), on FOX.

Actress and producer Mayim Bia…

“BEAT SHAZAM” HOST JAMIE FOXX TOUCHES DOWN AS A GUEST PANELIST IN THE SEASON THREE PREMIERE OF “THE MASKED SINGER,” FOLLOWING SUPER BOWL LIV, SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2, ON FOX

Television’s #1 Series Makes Time Period Premiere on Wednesday, February 5

Television’s biggest guessing game returns right after the biggest football game, and superstar Jamie Foxx, host and executive producer of BEAT SHAZAM, will be there to play along, as he joins host Nick Cannon and panelists Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger and Robin Thicke in the Season Three premiere of THE MASKED SINGER airing Sunday, Feb. 2 (10:30-11:40 PM ET/7:30-8:40 PM PT live to all time zones) on FOX, following SUPER BOWL LIV. THE MASKED SINGER will …

MEET THE 20 CONTESTANTS SET TO COMPETE ON NEW UNSCRIPTED COMPETITION SERIES “LEGO MASTERS” PREMIERING WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, ON FOX

Paired in Teams of Two, 20 LEGO®-Obsessed Contestants Put Their Building Skills to the Test

Will Arnett Hosts All-New Brick-Building Competition Series

Let the brick-building begin! 20 men and women have been selected to showcase their expert LEGO® experience in the new competition series LEGO MASTERS, premiering Wednesday, Feb. 5 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

Hosted by Will Arnett, the series will put these contestants – ranging from ages 23 to 65, and hailing from every part of the country and all walks of life – to the test. Teams of two w…

STEVE HARVEY COUNTS DOWN TO 2020 ON “FOX’S NEW YEAR’S EVE WITH STEVE HARVEY: LIVE FROM TIMES SQUARE” TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, ON FOX

MARIA MENOUNOS AND ROB GRONKOWSKI TO CO-HOST

LL COOL J FEATURING DJ Z-TRIP TO HEADLINE LIVE FROM TIMES SQUARE

A Special Performance by the World-Famous VILLAGE PEOPLE, Where They Will Attempt to Set a New World Record for the World’s Largest “YMCA” Dance

Along with Epic Musical Performances by Some of 2019’s Top Artists,
Including The Chainsmokers, The Lumineers, Florida Georgia Line,
the Backstreet Boys, Tyga and The Killers, as well as
Celebrity Appearances by Gordon Ramsay, Will Arnett and Jenna Dewan, and an
Exclusive WWE Match, Featuring Ro…

TOMIKO IWATA PROMOTED TO EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, HEAD OF CREATIVE SERVICES, FOX ENTERTAINMENT

Tomiko Iwata has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Head of Creative Services, FOX Entertainment, effective immediately, it was announced today by Charlie Collier, CEO, FOX Entertainment.

Based in Los Angeles and reporting directly to Collier, Iwata is responsible for overseeing creative services for all of FOX, including experiential marketing across FOX’s divisions. From special events to corporate hospitality, Iwata and her team build experiences for FOX’S highest-profile events and series, including brands and experiences as diver…

WILL ARNETT TO HOST NEW UNSCRIPTED COMPETITION SERIES “LEGO MASTERS,” PREMIERING WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, ON FOX

Series Challenges LEGO® Fanatics to
Build Incredible Brick Creations Week-After-Week

Actor and producer Will Arnett will host new unscripted competition series LEGO MASTERS, premiering Wednesday, Feb. 5 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. The series will feature pairs of LEGO enthusiasts facing off in unbelievable brick-building challenges. Throughout the competition, Arnett, alongside expert judges, will encourage the builders, introduce incredible challenges and put the creations to the test until one duo is crowned LEGO MASTERS. Arnett, who voices…

FOX ANNOUNCES WINTER PREMIERE DATES

NEW DATING SERIES “FLIRTY DANCING,” HOSTED BY JENNA DEWAN,
TO PREVIEW FOLLOWING “NFL ON FOX” DOUBLEHEADER, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 29

HIT COMEDY “LAST MAN STANDING,” STARRING TIM ALLEN,
RETURNS THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, WITH ALL-NEW BACK-TO-BACK EPISODES,
FOLLOWED BY DEBUT OF NEW POLICE DRAMA “DEPUTY,” STARRING STEPHEN DORFF

SEASON THREE OF “GORDON RAMSAY’S 24 HOURS TO HELL AND BACK”
LAUNCHES TUESDAY, JANUARY 7

NEW “9-1-1” SERIES, “9-1-1: LONE STAR,” STARRING ROB LOWE AND LIV TYLER,
PREMIERES WITH SPECIAL TWO-NIGHT EVENT ON SUNDAY, JANUARY 19,
FOLLOWING THE …