Fox Searchlight


Fox Searchlight launches TV arm

Fox Searchlight presidents Nancy Utley and Steve Gilula are adding a TV arm to Fox Searchlight, Fox Entertainment Group’s distribution division. David Greenbaum and Matthew Greenfield will now be presidents of production for film and television at the newly formed Searchlight Television. They add Searchlight Television to their current responsibilities including all aspects of production […]

Nat Geo preps global Malala launch

National Geographic Channel is prepping a global launch for feature doc He Named Me Malala. The film was released theatrically by Fox Searchlight, part of 21st Century Fox, which also now owns Nat Geo. The US and international TV launch of He Named Me Malala will also see Nat Geo, 21st Century Fox, and the […]

BET poaches Fox Searchlight’s Mashariki

BET Networks has poached Fox Searchlight programmer Zola Mashariki to work with programming president Stephen Hill. Mashariki will be executive VP and head of original programming at the Viacom cable channel overseeing scripted and unscripted programming and development and casting. She will report to Hill, who was promoted to president of programming last year after […]