Dana Walden & Gary Newman Assure No Preferential Treatment For 20th TV & Fox In Memo

As they have added oversight of Fox in addition to running 20th Century Fox TV, Dana Walden and Gary Newman¬†wasted¬†no time in making it clear that there will be no direct pipeline from the studio to the sister network, which will remain an independent buyer evaluating projects on their merits, not the source. “Be assured the network will remain committed to developing the boldest ideas, no matter the sources,” they wrote in an internal memo announcing the appointment this morning. “We want the best shows on FBC, period. A thriving FBC will mean a more fertile ground to nurture the passion projects of all creators.” Similarly, the duo stressed that 20th TV-based creators will not be forced to sell to Fox but their projects will continue to be placed where they have the best chance to succeed. Read the full memo here: (more…)

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