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Simpsons co-creator Simon dies at 59

Sam Simon, co-creator of Fox’s hit The Simpsons, has passed away aged 59. The award-winning producer had been battling colon cancer, and died on Sunday, his agent said. Simon created animated series The Simpsons (pictured), which follows a dysfunctional mid-American family, with Matt Groening and James L. Brooks. The show has been on air since […]

Andreae out at Fox, Electus’ Henson in

Simon Andreae’s spell at the top of US broadcast network Fox’s reality arm is over, with Electus executive Corie Henson tapped to replace him. Andreae (pictured) had been in the role of executive VP, alternative programming for a year. Henson (below, right) has been with Ben Silverman’s Electus for a similar period of time after […]

FX hopes for Better Things with Louis C.K.

US cable channel FX has ordered a comedy pilot from Pamela Adlon and Louis star Louis C.K. The show, Better Things, will star Adlon as a single parent of three girls struggling to enjoy life. Adlon, who appears in FX comedy Louis, created and wrote the pilot with C.K. Both executive produce along with Blair […]

Madden named as Reilly replacement at Fox

Fox Television Studios president David Madden has been handed the top entertainment role at the Fox broadcast network in the US. Madden has become president, entertainment at Fox, taking over from Kevin Reilly, who announced his departure earlier this year. Alongside Madden’s new job, Fox Broadcast Group COO Joe Earley has been promoted to the […]

Walden, Newman confirmed as Fox bosses

21st Century Fox has confirmed its studio bosses Dana Walden and Gary Newman will also lead its Fox Broadcasting Company network division. The pair will later this month take up their new combined roles as co-CEOs and chairmen of Fox Television Group, which will sit within Peter Rice’s Fox Networks Group unit, as first reported […]