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IDOL‘S FUTURE STILL IDLING

August 3, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

There was no American Idol “results show” at the Television Critics Association summer “tour” on Monday. Critics had expected Fox officials to unveil the new cast of judges and announce other changes for the talent show next season. But Fox Entertainment Chairman Peter Rice would only say that no deals had been signed with anyone […]

WHY FOX LET CONAN GO TO TBS

June 25, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Fox Entertainment President Kevin Reilly acknowledged Thursday that his network may have dragged its feet in negotiating with Conan O’Brien because Fox affiliates were worried about what sort of ratings numbers he would draw against Jay Leno and David Letterman. On cable, he indicated, O’Brien could be successful with a rating of less than 1.0, […]