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  1. Fox Executive: 'American Idol' Could Last for 17 Seasons

    May 31, 2012 8:38 PM EDT A top News Corp. executive told an investor conference Thursday that Fox's "American Idol" could last for up to 17 seasons and said the network is optimistic that it can stop its ratings decline. Speaking at the Nomura 2nd annual U. ...

  2. ACM Awards Ratings Down 6 Percent From Last Year, But Still Drive CBS' Sunday Night

    April 02, 2012 6:08 PM EDT CBS boasted a solid victory Sunday, earning the night's best showings in adults 18-49 and viewers: a 2.6 rating and 12.2 million. The big event, the Academy of Country Music Awards, was down by 6 percent from 2011. It pulled a 3.1 rating afte ...

  3. CNN Led Cable Channels in Whitney Houston Funeral Ratings

    February 22, 2012 12:00 PM EST CNN prevailed over cable news competitors in the ratings for Whitney Houston's funeral on Saturday afternoon. The channel attracted an average audience of five million viewers over the course of its coverage of the singer's Baptist memor ...

  4. 'American Idol': Strong Numbers Surprise Even Fox Execs

    May 17, 2011 5:31 PM EDT American Idol" is re-establishing its dominance heading toward the conclusion of another season. The two airings of Fox's contest were the most-watched programs in prime-time television last week, the Nielsen Co. said. It's a famili ...

  5. 'American Idol' Ratings Drop Second Night

    January 21, 2011 12:00 AM EST The second episode of American Idol continued yesterday's downward trajectory. Averaging 22.9 million viewers with a 7.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic, Idol was down 9 percent among total viewers and 15 percent in the demo, compared to the ...

  6. Fox To Launch American Country Awards

    August 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Just what television needs: another awards show. Fox is set to announce today its intent to launch a country music awards telecast. The two-hour American Country Awards will premiere Dec. 6 live on the East Coast from Las Vegas. With ACAs coming t ...

  7. Fox Asks Apple To Kill Rogue iPhone App

    January 14, 2010 12:00 AM EST Want to read all of the latest Fox News headlines on your mobile phone? There’s an app for that -- but it's not owned or produced by Fox. An independent company called RIV Creations has crafted a string of media applications for Apple’s iPhon ...

  8. News Corp President Chernin Leaving

    February 24, 2009 12:00 AM EST News Corp president and COO Peter Chernin will leave after 12 years on the job, depriving the media conglomerate of its second-highest ranking executive as it deals with a severe decline in advertising revenue. Chernin, 57, is a well-regarded Holl ...

  9. Nas Joins Protesters At Fox News In NYC

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT On the day Nas' untitled Def Jam album hit No. 1 on The Billboard 200 , the rapper joined political groups Color of Change and Move On, along with fans and protesters, outside of the Fox News building in New York to protest the network's ...

  10. News Corp. Buys IGN Ent.

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. on Sept. 8 made another step toward becoming an Internet powerhouse, unveiling an agreement to acquire online community and entertainment firm IGN Entertainment for about $ NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Rupe ...

  11. Fox Unites International, Domestic Fronts

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fox is uniting its international and domestic home entertainment units in an effort to strengthen its presence in the global retail marketplace, the company announced April 28. The worldwide division LOS ANGELES -- Fox is uniting its international ...

  12. Fox Unites International, Domestic Fronts

    April 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mike Dunn named president of worldwide division. Fox is uniting its international and domestic home entertainment units in an effort to strengthen its presence in the global retail marketplace, the company announced today (April 28). The worldwide ...

  13. News Corp. Offers To Buy Remaining Fox Stock

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., moving to regain full control of its majority-owned Fox television properties, is offering to buy the remaining publicly held shares of Fox Entertainment Group Inc. for ab NEW YORK (AP) -- Rupert Murdoch's Ne ...

  14. Fox Home Ups Three VPs

    December 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Executive VPs will report to Mike Dunn. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has announced the promotion of Paul Chambers, Peter Staddon and Simon Swart to newly created executive VP positions. Chambers most recently served as senior VP of ope ...

  15. Anchor Bay, Fox Ink Distribution Deal

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Anchor Bay Entertainment DVDs has forged a distribution deal with Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Under the long-term deal, Fox will also handle duplication and manufacturing services for An Anchor Bay Entertainment DVDs has forged a dis ...

  16. 20th Century Fox Sues U.K. Video Retailers

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Film distributor 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment and sister company 20th Century Fox Film Corp. have launched a legal battle against three individuals over videos of the movie "X-Men 2." LONDON -- Film distributor 20th Century Fox Ho ...

  17. Ex-Fox Employee Believed Linked To Piracy Ring

    March 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST A former Fox Cable employee has been implicated in an online piracy ring run from studio compuers. Last month, the U.S. Secret Service searched the Los Angeles home of former Fox Cable employee Lisa Y A former Fox Cable employee has been implicate ...

  18. Ex-Fox Employee Believed Linked To Piracy Ring

    March 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST A former Fox Cable employee has been implicated in an online piracy ring run from studio compuers. Last month, the U.S. Secret Service searched the Los Angeles home of former Fox Cable employee Lisa Y A former Fox Cable employee has been implicate ...