Gary Newman
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United States

Fox Television Group

Gary
Newman

Co-Chairman / CEO

One of television’s most respected dealmakers, Newman worked with longtime executive partner Dana Walden to build 20th Century Fox Television into arguably the most successful studio in the business. Now, with the Walt Disney Co. set to acquire the bulk of Fox’s entertainment operations, Newman is poised for a possible senior role at so-called New Fox, leading the company’s broadcast network. As an exec, Newman has been involved in developing game-changing broadcast and cable TV series such as “Modern Family,” “The Americans,” “Empire,” “American Horror Story,” and “Homeland,” from top producers including Ryan Murphy, Howard Gordon, Seth MacFarlane, Steve Levitan, and Christopher Lloyd. He’ll be charting a new course at Fox to navigate a whole new game. Newman joined 20th TV in 1990, serving as EVP of the studio since 1997. Newman began his career as an attorney, earning his J.D. from USC Law Center and his B.A. from Yale University.

Career

  • 20th Century Fox Television
  • MODERN FAMILY
  • AMERICAN HORROR STORY

Education

  • Yale University (CT, USA)
  • University of Southern California (CA, USA)

Variety Honors

  • 2017 Variety500 Honoree
  • Showman of the Year
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Charlie Collier Named Fox Entertainment CEO; Gary Newman Exits

Charlie Collier Named Fox Entertainment CEO; Gary Newman Exits

Gary Newman will exit his role at Fox Television Group as longtime AMC exec Charlie Collier prepares to take over as head of entertainment for Fox Broadcasting.Collier has been named CEO of entertainment for Fox, Fox chief executive Lachlan Murdoch announced Friday in a company-wide memo. The surprise move puts an abrupt cap on Newman's decades-long career at Fox, where he worked with counterpart Dana Walden to turn 20th Century Fox Television into arguably the most successful studio in television...

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