Stories tagged: Fox
Mon., April 9, 2018, 9:38 a.m.
Newsmax hires former Fox executive to run TV operations
Newsmax on Monday hired a former Fox News Channel executive to run its television operation, a sign that the media company is looking to become more competitive with the network …
Fri., March 30, 2018, 2 a.m.
‘Reefer Madness’ returns to Spokane April 7
Irony is a primary component of humor. And that may be especially true of cannabis humor.
UPDATED: Sun., March 25, 2018, 4:18 p.m.
Trump is staffing – or casting– from Fox
President Donald Trump’s favorite TV network is increasingly serving as a West Wing casting call, as the president reshapes his administration with camera-ready personalities.
Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 7:16 a.m.
AP source: Fox gets Thursday night football for 5 years, $3B
Fox and the NFL have agreed to a five-year deal for Thursday night football games. Those games previously were televised by CBS and NBC, two of the league’s other network …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 1, 2018, 5:06 p.m.
Gretchen Carlson named chairwoman of Miss America organization
Former Fox News Channel anchor and 1989 Miss America Gretchen Carlson was named chairwoman of the Miss America Organization’s board of directors Monday, and three other past pageant winners will …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 17, 2017, 8:28 p.m.
Fox seeks to quell uproar over Rupert Murdoch’s comments about sexual harassment
21st Century Fox on Saturday sought to tamp down a furor over Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch’s comments that downplayed the magnitude of the sexual harassment scandal that has roiled Fox …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 14, 2017, 8:55 p.m.
Disney-Fox deal expected to get close antitrust scrutiny
Walt Disney Co.’s proposed takeover of 21st Century Fox is likely to raise thorny regulatory concerns at a time when the Justice Department has been putting media mergers and acquisitions …
Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 5:22 p.m.
Comcast reportedly no longer in deal talks with Fox
Citing a Comcast statement, the Wall Street Journal reported that the cable company is no longer in discussions to buy pieces of 21st Century Fox . That could open the …
Mon., Dec. 4, 2017, 11:46 a.m.
Former Fox News producer claims O’Reilly broke agreement
An ex-producer has sued former Fox News Channel personality Bill O’Reilly, claiming he violated a confidentiality agreement related to a 2002 settlement reached over his alleged mistreatment.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 4:17 p.m.
Comcast talking to 21st Century Fox about a deal, source says
Comcast is in discussions with 21st Century Fox about buying its movie studio, some cable channels and its international arms, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 12:17 p.m.
Fox to air probe into ‘Who Shot Biggie & Tupac?’ next month
The Fox network next month will air an investigation into the shooting deaths of rap superstars Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls.
Tue., May 23, 2017, 6:23 a.m.
Rare foxes spotted in Oregon may help California population
Biologists are hoping a rare subspecies of foxes spotted in Oregon can help boost the number of them living in California.
Fri., May 12, 2017, 1:56 p.m.
Fox to air ‘A Christmas Story’ as a live musical in December
NEW YORK – The Fox network is getting in the Christmas spirit with its announcement Friday of “A Christmas Story,” a live TV musical scheduled for December. The three-hour special …
Fri., April 14, 2017
‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ is one of the funniest, most important shows on TV
At a moment of fraught debate about policing in America, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” is doing its small part to make space for a new kind of conversation about policing.
Sun., March 5, 2017
Veradale Boy Scout among the survivalists featured on Fox’s ‘Kicking and Screaming’
Initially, Terry Fossum said he balked at the notion of appearing on a reality show but as his twin stepsons were getting ready to graduate from high school Fossum was …
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
Megyn Kelly will leave Fox News for NBC
News anchor Megyn Kelly is leaving Fox News to join NBC, where she will have a wide-ranging role.
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 7:27 p.m.
Asian-American groups meet with Fox News personnel over Jesse Watters segment
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) and other advocacy groups met Tuesday with two officials from Fox News to discuss an Oct. 3 segment in which Fox News’ Jesse Watters …
Tue., April 19, 2016, 12:29 p.m.
Fox, CNN spent more time on GOP candidates than Dems, study shows
Anyone who used Fox News Channel’s prime-time lineup as their main source of campaign news over the past month may be forgiven for thinking there was only one presidential nomination …
Fri., March 4, 2016, 12:30 a.m.
Fox gets 16.9 million viewers for GOP debate
The 16.9 million people who saw Fox News Channel’s coverage of the Republican presidential debate on Thursday has made it the fourth most-watched debate in a primary season ever.
Sat., Nov. 14, 2015
Krauthammer: GOP moves from entertainment to substance
Fox debate was meatier but not conclusive, although Kasich and Paul may have had their last shots.
Thu., April 30, 2015
Fox to air NFL pregame show from Pearl Harbor on Dec. 6
NEW YORK – Fox will broadcast its NFL pregame show from the deck of the Battleship Missouri Memorial the day before the 74th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attacks. The …
Thu., Jan. 15, 2015, 4:23 p.m.
Dish, Fox come to agreement, restoring programming
Dish Network and Fox patched up their differences, bringing Fox News and Fox Business back to Dish subscribers.
Tue., March 11, 2014
Smoltz to be an analyst for Fox on MLB telecasts
Former pitcher John Smoltz will work as an analyst for Fox’s Major League Baseball telecasts. Smoltz will be paired with broadcaster Matt Vasgersian on Fox and Fox Sports 1, the …
Thu., Aug. 8, 2013
Fox lands U.S. Open
Fox Sports is in as the broadcast partner for the U.S. Open starting in 2015. Johnny Miller appears to be out. In a surprising announcement Wednesday, the U.S. Golf Association …
Sun., July 14, 2013
Caesar: Hype machine explodes with Fox Sports 1
ESPN never misses a chance to grandiosely promote itself. Its hype machine cranks loudest with the network’s over-the-top self-proclaimed moniker as the “worldwide leader” in sports coverage. And its look-at-me …
Fri., Jan. 4, 2013
Dish, Fox still at odds with playoffs here
Just in time for the National Football League playoffs, Bill Newsome found a new television set under the Christmas tree. “It’s a big one too, just beautiful,” Newsome said.
Tue., Oct. 16, 2012
Fox locks in NASCAR
NASCAR and Fox announced an eight-year, $2.4 billion extension Monday that runs through 2022 and keeps the prestigious Daytona 500 and first third of the Sprint Cup Series on the …
Tue., May 3, 2011, 9:46 a.m.
Pac-10 signs college sports’ richest TV deal
The Pac-10, soon to be the Pac-12, agreed to a 12-year television contract with Fox and ESPN on Tuesday that will more than triple its media rights fees and be …
Fri., Dec. 31, 2010, 6:29 p.m.
Local FOX affiliate, DirecTV talks break down
DirecTV said early this evening that its customers in Spokane no longer will be able to view Fox affiliate KAYU-TV after midnight following the breakdown of negotiations between the company …
Fri., Nov. 26, 2010
‘American Idol’ broadcast to shift forward a night
Fox’s bold shift of “American Idol” to the competitive turf of Thursday night adds another twist for television’s No. 1 show as new judges Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler come …