Dana Walden
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United States

Fox Television Group


Co-Chairman / CEO

Walden and her longtime professional partner, Gary Newman, have made 20th Century Fox Television a haven for the creative minds behind the likes of varied series “American Horror Story,” “Modern Family,” “Homeland” and “Sons of Anarchy.” When TCFTV and Fox Broadcasting united as Fox Television Group in 2014, the two added oversight of the network to their purview. Among the hits Walden shepherded in recent years are Lee Daniels’ “Empire”; Ryan Murphy’s “Feud,” “American Crime Story” and “American Horror Story”; and the NBC drama “This Is Us.” With Disney set to acquire the bulk of 21st Century Fox’s Entertainment assets, she is poised to play a key role in the new company’s television operations. She also serves on the boards of Hulu and Live Nation.




  • University of Southern California (CA, USA)

Variety Honors

  • Showman of the Year
  • Women's Impact

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Fox's Dana Walden Joins Live Nation Entertainment Board

Fox's Dana Walden Joins Live Nation Entertainment Board

Fox Television Group chairman-CEO Dana Walden has been elected to the board of directors at Live Nation Entertainment.Walden joins the 12-member panel as the Live Nation is stepping up its TV production activity under the Live Nation Productions banner. The company is developing its first docu-series, based on the book "From Cradle to Stage" about mothers of music superstars that was penned by Virginia Hanlon Grohl, mother of Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl.Walden was elected to the board at Live Nation's...


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