Lionsgate has promoted Kevin Beggs from president to chairman of the Lionsgate Television Group and signed him to five-year employment deal. Lionsgate currently has 30 series on 20 different…
Rachel Eggebeen has been named vice president of development and production at cable TV shingle Fox 21. As v.p., Eggebeen will work with scribes on Fox 21’s roster to develop new comedy and drama…
“Justified” star Walton Goggins has teamed with writer Adam Fierro to develop a drama project for Fox and Fox Television Studios about the world of Mexican drug cartels. “Gringo” revolves around an…
FX Networks has an animated pilot of "Bigfoot," with Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg among the exec producers.
Shed Media’s Stateside arm has tapped Dan Snook as senior veep of development and Dave Kuba VP of development. Pair will report to Pam Healey, g.m. at the reality studio. Snook arrives at Shed from…
Fox Audience Strategy has selected writer-director Yule Caise as the 2013 Fox Writers Intensive Fellow. Caise has signed a development deal with FX Networks in conjunction with Fox Broadcasting, and…
FX Networks will soon have a triumvirate of presidents, as longtime execs Nick Grad, Eric Schrier and Chuck Saftler have been upped to prexy ranks. Grad and Schrier have been upped to presidents of…
The hope is that by spinning off a new network, FXX, News Corp. can extend the company's reach into the younger part of the demographic most coveted by advertisers.
There's increasing chatter about FX being poised to undergo the network version of cell division, as News Corp. is said to be taking steps toward the long-discussed launch of a spinoff channel.
FX laffers have found their stride thanks to not only to the strong creative talent on each series, but also due to the trio of execs guiding each show.