Fox TV’s Jacobson in prexy pipeline

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Larry Jacobson, VP of Fox TV and executive VP and chief financial officer of the Fox Broadcasting Co., may, in the next few weeks, be promoted to president of the Fox Network, sources say.

The job is expected to be similar to that of Preston Padden’s at ABC and Neil Braun’s at NBC, and Jacobson’s duties may include areas such as affiliate relations, research and the business side of the network.

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