• Fox 2018 Upfront: Homer Simpson Kills, Tim Allen Bombs With Back-to-Back Monologues

    8 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Both Homer Simpson and Tim Allen took the stage during Fox's 2018 upfront broadcast presentation at the Beacon Theatre in New York City Monday - and the last man standing was actually the cartoon.
    Dana Walden and Gary Newman, Chairmen and CEOs, Fox Television asked both the star of the longest-running scripted series in network history and the lead of the network's recently-announced revival of the ABC sitcom “Last Man Standing,” to say a few words, and while Homer killed it, Allen totally bombed. Well, one is animated to begin with.
    “Homer Simpson here for ‘The Simpsons,' who just passed...
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  • Fox Upfront: 7 Takeaways From Beacon Theater Presentation to Advertisers

    8 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    With Fox's presentation to advertisers in the books, we're officially done with Day 1 of the 2018 broadcast upfronts week.
    Fox opened its Beacon Theatre show with ad sales chief Joe Marchese and closed with “The Four” judge Meghan Trainor - though there was plenty in-between. Oh yeah, and along the way, the broadcast net debuted trailers for new fall series “The Cool Kids,” “Rel,” and “Proven Innocent.”
    Read on below for 7 things we observed from 74th and Broadway.
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  • Fox Upfront Presentation Live Blog

    8 monthes ago - By Deadline

    Fox 's Upfront is about to start at The Beacon Theatre on the Upper West Side, where advertisers will celebrate the resuscitation of Tim Allen 's multi-cam comedy Last Man Standing , after it's untimely plowing under two seasons back by ABC.
    But advertisers will most love the addition of Thursday Night Football to the New Fox.
    A few hours earlier, Madison Avenue celebrated the rescue of comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine by NBC, after Fox gave it the hook. And eight years after Fox...
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