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Report: Masked Singer Judges Exit After Giuliani Unmasked

'Deadline': Ken Jeong, Robin Thicke temporarily walked off the stage of Fox show in protest

(Newser) - In the third season of The Masked Singer, a Fox crooning competition in which famous contenders' identities are concealed by costumes and face coverings, host Nick Cannon exclaimed, "This might be the most shocked I've ever been on this show!" when Sarah Palin was shown to be...

'One of the Most Iconic Brands' on TV Is Coming Back

New episodes of 'Cops' to debut next month on Fox Nation

(Newser) - Fox News Media is reviving the long-running TV series Cops for its Fox Nation streaming service as part of a pitch to entice police, firefighters, and other first responders to sign up for the service, reports the AP . Fox Nation will debut four episodes of the show's 33rd season...

Fox Wants to Trademark "OK Boomer'
Fox Wants
to Trademark
'OK, Boomer'

Fox Wants to Trademark 'OK, Boomer'

Network wants to use it for reality, comedy, or game show

(Newser) - Some people consider it a trendy insult , other think it is an ageist slur —and Fox considers it a good name for a show. The network recently filed a trademark application for the term "OK, Boomer," a phrase used to mock baby boomers for being out of...

They Put 'Their Hearts and Souls' Into It. It Wasn't Enough

Fox cancels 'Beverly Hills, 90210' reboot 'BH90210'

(Newser) - A famous California ZIP code won't be getting any more fan mail. After just one season that didn't pull in hoped-for ratings, BH90210, the reboot of '90s hit Beverly Hills, 90210, has been canceled by Fox, per USA Today . The network confirmed the news Thursday, sending a...

Retired Series Could Go Out on Top Tonight
Retired Series Could Go
Out on Top Tonight
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Retired Series Could Go Out on Top Tonight

Veep , Game of Thrones are up for final Emmys

(Newser) - Tonight's 71st Primetime Emmy Awards will have no host, but there will be familiar faces. Game of Thrones and Veep—top HBO shows that aired their final episodes earlier this year—are up for best drama and best comedy series, NBC reports. GOT has already won a record 57...

Simpsons Composer Sues, Says He Was Fired Over Age

Alf Clausen, 78, is suing Fox

(Newser) - Alf Clausen was fired from his role as composer for The Simpsons in 2017 after 27 years on the job , and he says he was told the show was "taking the music in a different direction." But the real reason, the 78-year-old says in a lawsuit against Fox,...

Fox Scores a $128M Win After Suit From Bones Stars

Judge overturns punitive damages award

(Newser) - Earlier this year, a ruling was issued that the Los Angeles Times says "sent shock waves through the television industry": a nearly $180 million judgment payable to four plaintiffs—including stars Emily Deschanel and David Boreanaz—involved with the Fox TV show Bones. The plaintiffs had hit Fox with...

When Night Fell, the Chickens Killed the Fox

Fox intruder did away with chickens last time

(Newser) - Not quite the easy meal the fox may have expected when it entered a bustling chicken coop at an agricultural school in northwest France. The automatic hatch door closed behind the juvenile fox, trapping him in a coop holding 3,000 hens, reports the BBC . The birds confronted the intruder,...

Hope Hicks Lands Her Next Gig
Hope Hicks Lands
Her Next Gig

Hope Hicks Lands Her Next Gig

She'll head corporate communications for Fox

(Newser) - Hope Hicks has landed her post-White House gig. President Trump's former communications director, who left the administration earlier this year , is now the head of corporate communications for Fox. Hicks will assume the role for the new version of the company that will emerge after Disney purchases 21st Century...

Jaw-Dropping Expose to Get the Affleck-Damon Treatment

Ben Affleck will direct, Matt Damon will star in movie about McDonald's Monopoly scam

(Newser) - Jeff Maysh's deep dive in the Daily Beast about McDonald's rigged Monopoly prize contest is what everyone's been buzzing about the past few days—and which Fox now hopes will translate to Hollywood gold. Deadline reports the film studio nabbed the rights to Maysh's story over...

Comcast Talking to Fox About a Deal, Source Says

Comcast said to be interested in same assets Disney was

(Newser) - 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 tells the AP . This person can't discuss the matter publicly. The conversations are at a very early stage, and there's no guarantee...

Ads About to Get Much Shorter During NFL Games on Fox

6-second commercials are coming

(Newser) - Having already killed everything from golf to Applebee's , it looks like millennials have their sights set on the 30-second ad spot. AdvertisingAge reports Visa ran two six-second ads during an NFL game on Fox last Sunday. And T-Mobile will follow suit during this Sunday's Dallas Cowboys game on...

Less Than a Year After It Left, American Idol Is Back

It's on a different network this time, though

(Newser) - Turns out all that fanfare over the end of American Idol was a bit premature. The singing competition is coming back after all, just not on its original network. ABC will revive the show next season after reportedly outbidding NBC and Fox (which canceled it last year due in part...

Fox Drops Analyst Who Said Brits Helped Wiretap Trump

Andrew Napolitano has been benched, sources say

(Newser) - The Fox legal analyst who claimed that a British intelligence agency helped former President Barack Obama wiretap Trump Tower won't be analyzing anything else for the network in the near future: Insiders tell the AP and the Los Angeles Times that Andrew Napolitano has been "benched" by Fox...

The Simpsons Will Set Major TV Record

It was just renewed through episode 669

(Newser) - I'm seeing double here , four more seasons of The Simpsons! USA Today reports Fox just renewed Homer Simpson ( the greatest guy in history ) and his family for two more seasons—the show's 29th and 30th. That will bring The Simpsons' episode count to 669—more than...

Fox Settles Gretchen Carlson's Sex Harassment Suit for $20M

And Greta Van Susteren is leaving Fox News

(Newser) - Gretchen Carlson will take $20 million off Fox News' hands, settling on Roger Ailes' behalf in response to Carlson's sexual harassment and wrongful termination lawsuit, reports Vanity Fair . Included with the settlement is what the magazine calls an "unprecedented" public apology for Carlson, an apparent effort by Fox...

Megyn Kelly to Interview Trump for Fox Special

'I look forward to a fascinating exchange,' says Kelly

(Newser) - Megyn Kelly's meeting with Donald Trump didn't just serve to iron out a truce. After requesting an interview with the Republican frontrunner, Kelly says Trump has agreed to appear in the special Megyn Kelly Presents, to air on May 17, Fox News reports. Extra segments will be featured...

Fox to Air New Episodes of X-Files

David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson will return for 6-show run

(Newser) - Agents Scully and Mulder will be back on TV for six new episodes of The X-Files. Fox has agreed to the short run, which will reunite stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, along with creator Chris Carter, reports the Wrap . “I think of it as a 13-year commercial break,...

Now on Fox's Shopping List: Time Warner

$80B offer rebuffed, but Murdoch unlikely to give up

(Newser) - Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox made an $80 billion bid to buy Time Warner last month, sources tell the New York Times , and while Time Warner replied with what's described as a "terse letter" of rejection, the sources say Murdoch is locked in and unlikely to give...

Fox to Air Grease Live Musical
  Fox to Air Grease Live Musical 

Fox to Air Grease Live Musical

As Yahoo confirms it has 2 new comedy series in works

(Newser) - Fox is following NBC into the live musical game with a three-hour adaption of Grease set to air some time next year. The event will feature a young ensemble cast and will be based on the 1971 Broadway musical, according to the Hollywood Reporter . The musical's "iconic characters...

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