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FOX MAKES FIRST NEW SERIES COMMITMENT FOR 2021-22 SEASON WITH PICK-UP OF DOCU-COM “THIS COUNTRY,” FROM JENNY BICKS AND PAUL FEIG

Half-Hour Comedy Based on BBC’s BAFTA-Winning Format to be Co-Produced by
Lionsgate, BBC Studios’ Los Angeles Production Arm,
Feigco Entertainment and FOX Entertainment

FOX has made its first new series commitment for the 2021-22 season with the formal pick-up of the docu-com THIS COUNTRY, from writer Jenny Bicks (“Sex and the City,” “The Big C,” “The Greatest Showman”) and director Paul Feig (“Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist,” “A Simple Favor,” “Last Christmas,” “Love Life”).  The announcement was made today by Michael Thorn, FOX Entertainment’s P…

IT TAKES…WHO TO TANGO?

CRAIG ROBINSON TO HOST “THE MASKED DANCER,”
FOX’S BRAND-NEW CELEBRITY COMPETITION SHOW,
FEATURING PANELISTS KEN JEONG, PAULA ABDUL, BRIAN AUSTIN GREEN,
AND ASHLEY TISDALE

Series Premiere Set for December

This December, FOX takes TV’s #1 show and adds a little twist. Based on the smash hit FOX series THE MASKED SINGER and inspired by a popular segment featured on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” all-new celebrity competition series THE MASKED DANCER will be hosted by comedian Craig Robinson. Joining the show as panelists are THE MASKED SINGER and I CAN…

SAVING THE BEST FOR “LAST” “LAST MAN STANDING,” STARRING TIM ALLEN, TO CONCLUDE WITH ITS NINTH AND FINAL SEASON, BEGINNING THIS JANUARY ON FOX

With Hit Comedy’s Conclusion, Series Will Have Filmed 194 Episodes

The hit family comedy LAST MAN STANDING, starring Tim Allen, will conclude with its upcoming ninth and final season, to premiere this January, it was announced today by Michael Thorn, President, Entertainment, for FOX Entertainment. When the series ends, it will have filmed 194 episodes in total, with its three last seasons having aired on FOX, beginning in the fall of 2018. Additional information on the upcoming final season, including its premiere date, will be announced at a …

FOX ENTERTAINMENT ENTERS BROADCAST FIRST-LOOK DEAL WITH JOHN REQUA AND GLENN FICARRA

Emmy Award-Nominated Writing, Producing and Directing Team
to Develop Series and Direct Pilots for FOX Network

FOX Entertainment has entered into a broadcast first-look deal with Emmy Award-nominated writers, directors and producers John Requa and Glenn Ficarra (NEXT, “This Is Us,” “Crazy, Stupid, Love”), it was announced today by Michael Thorn, President of Entertainment, FOX Entertainment.

Under terms of the agreement, Requa and Ficarra will develop series, as well as direct program pilots, for FOX.  Greenlit programs will be owned by FOX Ent…

“BOB’S BURGERS” AND “FAMILY GUY” RECEIVE TWO-SEASON PICKUPS

Emmy Award-Winning BOB’S BURGERS Renewed for 12th and 13th Broadcast Seasons;
Emmy Award-Winning FAMILY GUY Renewed for 19th and 20th Broadcast Seasons

ANIMATION DOMINATION Premieres with All-New Episodes,
Beginning this Sunday, September 27 on FOX

FOX has renewed BOB’S BURGERS for the 12th and 13th broadcast seasons of the Emmy Award-winning animated series, and renewed FAMILY GUY for its 19th and 20th broadcast seasons, carrying both series through 2023. 

“FAMILY GUY and BOB’S BURGERS are key pillars of our network’s success. By taking the…

PUPPETS TAKE ON POLITICS: FOX ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES “LET’S BE REAL,” A SATIRICAL ELECTION-THEMED EVENT SPECIAL, EXECUTIVE-PRODUCED BY ROBERT SMIGEL, PREMIERING THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, ON FOX

Half-Hour Special Marks First-Ever Collaboration Between
FOX Entertainment’s Scripted and Unscripted Departments

FOX Entertainment has announced the all-new election-themed puppet special LET’S BE REAL, executive-produced by Robert Smigel (“Triumph the Insult Comic Dog”), and scheduled to air Thursday, Oct. 1 (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. The satirical comedy event will cover politics, pop culture and the 2020 election through topical sketches featuring puppets, celebrity cameos and remote pieces. Produced by Propagate, LET’S BE REAL is the first…

FOX FAST-TRACKS ALL-NEW UNSCRIPTED SERIES “I CAN SEE YOUR VOICE,” HOSTED BY KEN JEONG, TO JOIN TELEVISION’S #1 SHOW, “THE MASKED SINGER,” FOR A CAN’T-MISS NIGHT OF MUSIC, GUESSING AND FAMILY FUN, BEGINNING WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, ON FOX

Brand-New Music Challenge Series I CAN SEE YOUR VOICE Hosted and
Executive-Produced by THE MASKED SINGER Panelist Ken Jeong

Special Sneak Peek Episode of Emmy Award-Nominated THE MASKED SINGER to
Air Sunday, September 13

FOX has fast-tracked 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. For a night of event television, the series will debut Wednesday, Sept. 23 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT),  following the Season Four premiere of television’…

EMMY AWARD AND GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINEE DENIS LEARY AND FOX ENTERTAINMENT ENTER BROADCAST DEVELOPMENT DEAL

Star of FOX Comedy THE MOODYS and Acclaimed FX Drama “Rescue Me” to
Develop and Produce Series Spanning Comedy, Drama and Animation for
FOX Network with Leary’s New Company, Amoeba

Emmy Award and Golden Globe nominee Denis Leary (THE MOODYS, “Rescue Me”) and FOX Entertainment have jointly entered a broadcast development deal, it was announced today by Michael Thorn, President of Entertainment of FOX Entertainment.

Under terms of the agreement, Leary will create, develop and produce comedy, drama and animated series for FOX Network through his n…

FOX RENEWS COMEDY “THE MOODYS” FOR A SECOND SEASON

Series Stars Emmy and Golden Globe Nominees Denis Leary and Elizabeth Perkins

FOX has renewed the critically acclaimed comedy series THE MOODYS for a second season, it was announced today by Michael Thorn, President, Entertainment, FOX Entertainment. Starring and executive-produced by Emmy Award and Golden Globe nominees Denis Leary (“Rescue Me”) and Elizabeth Perkins (“Sharp Objects”), THE MOODYS follows a tight-knit, but slightly dysfunctional, family through their misadventures.

“With THE MOODYS, we set out to brand the holidays in the only…

FOX ENTERTAINMENT ORDERS SECOND SEASON OF UPCOMING ANIMATED SERIES “THE GREAT NORTH,” FROM “BOB’S BURGERS” CREATOR LOREN BOUCHARD

In advance of its series premiere, FOX Entertainment has renewed the all-new animated comedy THE GREAT NORTH, for a second season. The series comes from BOB’S BURGERS creator Loren Bouchard, and is created, written and executive-produced by BOB’S BURGERS writers and executive producers Wendy Molyneux and Lizzie Molyneux-Logelin and writer Minty Lewis (“Regular Show”).

“Wendy, Lizzie, Minty and Loren delivered a show that embodies our animation brand so strongly, they left us no choice but to give this stellar series an early renewal ahead of …

FOX ENTERTAINMENT MAKES DIRECT ANIMATION DEAL WITH DAN HARMON TO CREATE ANIMATED COMEDY

Agreement Marks FOX Entertainment’s First Direct Animation Deal to
Receive Series Commitment

FOX Entertainment and Emmy Award-winning creator Dan Harmon (“Rick and Morty,” “Community”) have entered a broadcast network-only exclusive direct animation deal, it was announced today by Michael Thorn, President of Entertainment, FOX Entertainment. 

Marking FOX Entertainment’s first direct animation deal to receive a series commitment, as part of the agreement, Harmon will create and develop a comedy series targeted to premiere in the spring of 2022. …

FOX ENTERTAINMENT RENEWS HIT DRAMA SERIES “PRODIGAL SON” FOR A SECOND SEASON

FOX has renewed PRODIGAL SON for a second season, it was announced today by Michael Thorn, President, Entertainment, for FOX Entertainment.

“From the moment PRODIGAL SON premiered, fans have been captivated by the astounding performances turned in by Tom Payne and Michael Sheen, as they go head-to-head in one of most unique family relationships on television,” said Thorn.  “Adding to these searing dynamics are the equally compelling portrayals from Bellamy Young, Lou Diamond Phillips, Halston Sage and the entire cast in a brilliant premiere s…

FOX TO MARK FIRST FULL SEASON VICTORY IN EIGHT YEARS

THE MASKED SINGER Ranks as 2019-20’s #1 Entertainment Series

With this Season’s Top Four New Entertainment Programs, FOX to Also Finish Season #1 in Entertainment Programming Only

LEGO MASTERS Ranks as Season’s #1 Co-Viewed Entertainment Program

FOX the Only Network to Post Year-Over-Year Gains among Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers

On the heels of winning its first Fall in a decade and claiming its first Fall victory ever in entertainment programming only, FOX is poised to win the 2019-20 season among Adults 18-49, outperforming #2 NBC by +31…

FOX ENTERTAINMENT RENEWS FAMILY COMEDY “LAST MAN STANDING” AND MEDICAL DRAMA “THE RESIDENT” FOR THE 2020-2021 SEASON

FOX has renewed family comedy LAST MAN STANDING and medical drama THE RESIDENT for the 2020-2021 season, it was announced today by Michael Thorn, President, Entertainment, for FOX Entertainment. LAST MAN STANDING, starring Tim Allen, will enter its third season on FOX, and ninth in total. THE RESIDENT will enter its fourth season.

“THE RESIDENT and LAST MAN STANDING are such important parts of FOX, and we’re so pleased they will be returning next season,” said Thorn. “We want to thank all of the writers, actors, directors, producers and talen…

FOX ANNOUNCES FALL 2020 SCHEDULE

TELEVISION’S #1 SERIES, “THE MASKED SINGER,” RETURNS THIS FALL
ALL-NEW ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING INCLUDES
PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER “NEXT,” STARRING JOHN SLATTERY, AND
SOUTHERN GOTHIC SOAP “FILTHY RICH,” STARRING KIM CATTRALL;
PLUS ALL-NEW SEASONS OF ANIMATION DOMINATION’S “THE SIMPSONS,”
“BLESS THE HARTS,”“BOB’S BURGERS” AND “FAMILY GUY” AND
GORDON RAMSAY’S HIT COOKING COMPETITION SERIES, “MASTERCHEF JUNIOR”

MAKING ITS NETWORK TELEVISION DEBUT, POLICE DRAMA “L.A.’S FINEST,”
STARRING JESSICA ALBA AND GABRIELLE UNION, TO AIR ON FOX

“COSMOS: POSSIBLE WORLD…

LOOK BACK AT THE WEEK THAT WAS…FROM THE LIVING ROOMS OF ROB LOWE, MEGHAN TRAINOR, JOE BUCK AND MICHELLE BEISNER-BUCK, RAVEN-SYMONÉ, MASTER P AND ROMEO, JOJO SIWA, STEVE WOZNIAK, CURTIS STONE, AND ROBERT AND KYM HERJAVEC ON THE ALL-NEW UNSCRIPTED SERIES “CELEBRITY WATCH PARTY,” PREMIERING THURSDAY, MAY 7, ON FOX

On the all-new unscripted series CELEBRITY WATCH PARTY, premiering Thursday, May 7 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX, viewers go into the homes of celebrities and their families, as they watch and react to the week’s most interesting television shows. In the premiere episode, viewers will step into the homes of celebrities, including Rob Lowe, Meghan Trainor, Joe Buck and Michelle Beisner-Buck, Raven-Symoné, Master P and Romeo, JoJo Siwa, Steve Wozniak, Curtis Stone, and Robert and Kym Herjavec. Additional talent participating in the series to be an…