In a memo to the Fox staff, the network’s outgoing Entertainment Chairman Kevin Reilly reflected on his years in “the worst best job in the world” running a broadcast network and also touched upon his last big initiative at Fox, which he only introduced in January and hasn’t been able to see through — getting away from pilot season. Here is the memo:
To my friends and colleagues:
I have decided to resign as Chairman of Entertainment at FBC, effective at the end of June.
While difficult decisions have to be made every day, none have weighed more heavily on me than this. The inspired FOX leadership, coupled with your commitment to excellence at FBC, has provided one of the most rewarding chapters in my life.
I love TV. Always have. Since my mother told me to stop sitting so close and watching so much. (more…)