Kevin Reilly


Fox 21, Fox TV Studios merging under Salke

Fox Television Group is merging two of its studios to create a cable production powerhouse. Fox 21 and Fox Television Studios are coming together under the banner of Fox 21 Television Studios. Fox 21 president Bert Salke has been named in the same role at the new company, reporting to Fox TV Group co-chairmen and […]

Ex-Fox chief Reilly lands Turner CCO role

Former Fox network chief Kevin Reilly has joined Turner Broadcasting System as president of cable nets TNT and TBS, and chief creative officer of Turner Entertainment. Reilly (pictured) exited his post as Fox entertainment chairman earlier this year, and was replaced by studio chiefs Dana Waldren and Gary Newman. He had said at the time […]

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 […]

Fox studio chiefs set to take on network

20th Century Fox Television co-bosses Dana Walden and Gary Newman are to be handed control of the Fox broadcast network, according to US reports. The pair will succeed Kevin Reilly, and become the first executives to run both the network and production studio since Sandy Grushow a decade ago. US reports say an official announcement […]

Kevin Reilly to exit Fox

Kevin Reilly is to leave his role as Fox Broadcasting’s entertainment chairman. Fox has been suffering a ratings slide as its once-dominant reality slate dithers, but Reilly said his departure was down to the fatigue of running networks for a decade. Before joining Fox in 2007, Reilly lead NBC. During his latest tenure, Fox launched […]

Reilly: Fox will bypass pilot season

US network Fox has declared itself out of the pilots game. Appearing at the net’s Television Critics Association tour presentation, the 21st Century Fox-owned broadcaster’s chairman, entertainment, Kevin Reilly unveiled a slide reading, ‘R.I.P. Fox “Pilot season”, 1986-2013’ and declared: “We are going to be bypassing pilot season.” This not the first time a US […]

Fox adapts Swedish crime novels

US broadcaster Fox has again tapped the Scandinavian market to bolster its drama slate with a 13-episode series order based on novels from criminologist Leif G.W. Persson. Backstrom is being created by Hart Hanson (Bones) and will focus on a cranky Portland detective, played by Rainn Wilson (The American Office), who tries to change his […]

Simon Andreae lands Darnell’s Fox role, Sony project in doubt

Fox Broadcasting has handed Simon Andreae the coveted role at the top of its alternative programming unit following the departure of long time incumbent Mike Darnell. The move brings to an end Fox’s long search for a replacement for Darnell, who left earlier this year after nearly two decades with the 21st Century Fox-owned broadcaster. […]

Fox inks digital deal with YouTube channel WIGS

US broadcaster Fox has inked a deal with YouTube drama channel WIGS. The pair will develop and test content on the female-skewed YouTube channel under the terms of a multiyear agreement. Wigs is the YouTube partner channel created by Black Swan producer Jon Avnet and In Treatment director Rodrigo Garcia. Launched last year, it offers […]