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TBI Weekly: Six Reasons Why Adult Animation Is Set To Flourish

Adult animation is a well-worn medium but the unique combination of a global production shutdown, ongoing uncertainty over the viability of big budget scripted projects and the insatiable demand for content is pushing the genre forward at rapid speed. And while animated projects are not quick turnarounds, they are perhaps the most viable for production […]

Fox leads 2020 fall slate with Spectrum Original series ‘LA’s Finest’

Fox in the US is attempting to avoid Covid-19’s impact on production by leading its fall slate with an acquired series and shows already produced. LA’s Finest was the first original for cable company Charter Communications’ new on demand platform Spectrum, on which it debuted last year. It has now been picked up from Sony […]

‘Gogglebox’ format gets US celebrity spin on Fox

All3Media-owned UK-and-LA-based prodco Studio Lambert has given its Gogglebox format a celebrity spin and launched it as Celebrity Watch Party for Fox in the US. The hour-long reality series gives viewers a chance to enter the homes of famous names and watch as they react to some of the week’s most interesting TV shows. Actor Rob […]

TBI Weekly: Six takeaways from a week with Covid-19

It might feel like you’ve been stuck indoors for months but for most readers outside of Asia, this week has been the first in which the deep impact of Covid-19 has truly started to be felt. So what have we learnt so far? M&A is on hold Whereas the impact of the 2008 credit crunch […]

Fox doubles down on Korean formats with CJ ENM singing format

US broadcaster Fox is looking to build on the success of its remake of South Korean format hit The Masked Singer by acquiring rights to another singing show from the country. I Can See Your Voice (ICSYV) is from Korean giant CJ ENM and was piloted by Fox last month. The US network has now […]

NBCUniversal strikes $200m deal for ‘Family Guy’ creator Seth MacFarlane

Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane has struck a $200m deal with NBCUniversal (NBCU) in a move that will see him leave his long-time home at 20th Century Fox Television. MacFarlane has been with 20th Century for more than two decades and created shows such as American Dad! and The Orville, with the latter soon to […]

Fox partners with Warner Bros., Ellen DeGeneres on ‘The Masked Dancer’

US broadcaster Fox is moving ahead with a spin-off from its hit entertainment format The Masked Singer. The Masked Dancer was originally devised for the Ellen DeGeneres’ talkshow and sees celebrities dressed in elaborate costumes performing dance routines, with guests guessing their identity. It is being produced by DeGeneres, Fox Alternative Entertainment and Warner Bros. […]

Netflix to appeal court ruling in long-running exec poaching case with Fox

Netflix is planning to appeal a court ruling after it was told to stop poaching staff from Fox, marking the latest development in the two companies’ long-running legal dispute over the hiring of staff. Fox started suing Netflix over the alleged executive poaching back in 2016, after Tara Flynn and Marcos Waltenberg moved to the […]

‘Masked Singer’ marks triumphant return to Fox

Fox’s The Masked Singer has enjoyed a triumphant return to air, pulling in strong ratings for the US broadcaster.  The hit talent show enjoyed an expanded two-hour season two premiere from 8-10pm on Wednesday (25 September), capturing 7.9m total viewers and an impressive 2.5 ratings in the coveted 18-49 demo. The show launched during what […]

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