In addition to the final season of the Emmy-winning ABC comedy Modern Family, he also will create, direct and develop new projects for the megastudio.
Reports of her talk show being “canceled” are false, a 20th Television representative says. “It’s too early to make a decision,” the rep continued. Representatives of the show took to Twitter, as well, to deny a report at Radar Online Wednesday citing sources that said that low ratings during its six-week test run left the show dead in the water.
After getting elevated from SVP to EVP comedy development last summer, Davis is now adding oversight of 20th TV’s animation department. All 20th TV comedy development — live-action and animated — will now be consolidated under Davis, whose new title will be EVP, comedy development and animation.
Fox has renewed its forensic drama series Bones for a seventh season, with a formal announcement expected to come as soon as today. The news comes after another round of down-to-the-wire negotiations between host network Fox and its sister studio 20th TV.
Despite widespread speculation that Fox television executive Jennifer Salke is poised to take a top job at NBC, sources say she has a year left on her contract and will remain in her current position for at least that long.