Fox seeks off-cable hit in Herzog

Stroud, Michael; Schlosser, Joe
November 1998
Broadcasting & Cable;11/23/98, Vol. 128 Issue 48, p10
Discusses the appointment of Doug Herzog as president of broadcasting network Fox Entertainment. Purpose of hiring Herzog; Comment Fox Entertainment Chairman David Hill; Areas of responsibility of Herzog. INSETS: Roth deprogrammed at Fox;The search is on at Comedy Central, John M. Higgins.


Related Articles

  • Moving from 'South Park' to Springfield. Schneider, Michael // Electronic Media;01/25/99, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p19 

    Profiles Doug Herzog, president of Fox Entertainment. Development of comedy programs as top agenda for Herzog; Less reliance of Herzog on reality series; Efforts to evolve the Fox brand; Career background. INSET: The man channel?.

  • Cable's now the enemy for Herzog. Schneider, Michael // Electronic Media;11/23/98, Vol. 17 Issue 48, p1 

    Reports that Doug Herzog is departing his post as president of Comedy Central to join Fox Entertainment for the same position. Herzog's career in cable television; Expertise in branding and vertical integration; Other possible executive changes at Fox.

  • Fox keeps pushing envelope. Schlosser, Joe // Broadcasting & Cable;07/26/99, Vol. 129 Issue 31, p11 

    Reports on Fox Entertainment network president Doug Herzog's defense of content of television programs. Description of television series on the network; Controversy over the animated show `South Park'; Expletives in the sitcom `Action'; Teen sex in the show `Get Real.' INSET: Sinclair's...

  • In Herzog's immediate future, pilots abound. Schneider, Michael // Electronic Media;01/25/99, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p3 

    Reports on Fox Entertainment president Doug Herzog's plan to be involved in the production of pilot programs as part of shaping the company's future. Importance of defining the Fox brand according to Herzog and chief executive officer David Hill; Other developments in the company.

  • Herzog's animated approach. Stroud, Michael // Broadcasting & Cable;01/25/99, Vol. 129 Issue 4, p103 

    Highlights the plan of Doug Herzog, president of the Fox Entertainment company to focus the company's resources to animation projects. Goals of the company's move; Television programs to be launched by the company for 1999; Advantages of animated television programs.

  • Herzog exit unsettles Fox affiliates. Wang, Karissa S. // Electronic Media;03/27/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 13, p4 

    Reports on the resignation of Doug Herzog as president of Fox Entertainment. Concerns about the quality of the network's programming; Change in the attitude that trickles down the station.

  • Fox Turns to Grushow. Freeman, Michael // MediaWeek;11/22/99, Vol. 9 Issue 44, p14 

    Reports that programming head Doug Herzog was relieved by the appointment of Sandy Grushow as chairman of Fox Television Entertainment Group (FTEG). Comments from Herzog; Effect of creating a management unit under Herzog; Grushow's plans for FTEG.

  • Memo to Fox: Escape Reality. Freeman, Michael; Consoli, John // MediaWeek;11/01/99, Vol. 9 Issue 41, p4 

    Evaluates the program strategy of the Fox Entertainment television network for the 1999-2000 season. Role of Fox's programming chief Doug Herzog; Opening of the television program `Malcolm in the Middle'; Other television series to be aired on Fox; Impact of Fox's programming strategy to media...

  • When Cable Guys Attack. Marin, Rick // Newsweek;11/30/1998, Vol. 132 Issue 22, p80 

    Focuses on Comedy Central's Doug Herzog. The president of cable's comedy channel producing the program `South Park' in 1997; His appointment to the post at Fox television network; Herzog's previous job as head of programming at Music Television (MTV).


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics