Fox Nets Ad Chief Toby Byrne To Step Down

Toby Byrne, who has supervised advertising sales for TV’s Fox broadcast network, Fox Sports and, more recently, the 21st Century Fox general entertainment cable networks, quit unexpectedly Monday, another sign of the increasing pressure being put on the position across the TV industry landscape.

Fox Executive Fired Over Flight 370 Charity Email

NEW YORK (AP) — A veteran Fox executive who used her company email account to plan aid for loved ones of the missing Malaysian airplane’s passengers has been fired. Darlene Tipton, who was vice president of standards and practices for the Fox Cable Networks Group, said Saturday she had wanted to arrange swift financial aid […]


Fox Cable Networks Wrap Upfront

Fox Cable Networks has completed its upfront sales process, another indication that advertisers are giving stronger consideration to cable this year as they continue to question prices offered by some broadcasters. Fox Cable saw the volume of advance ad commitments to its suite of cable networks increase, according to a person familiar with the situation.

War Widow Sues Fox Over Film Featuring Husband

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A widow of a U.S. Army soldier killed in a blast in Afghanistan has sued Fox Cable Networks and the National Geographic Society over a documentary that showed her husband and family. The documentary about a combat hospital called “Inside Afghan ER” featured Staff Sgt. Kevin Casey Roberts, who was serving […]

TW Cable Yanks 12 Networks From iPad App

Time Warner Cable pulled 12 networks from Discovery Communications, Fox Cable Networks and Viacom off its iPad streaming-video application on Thursday — after those companies complained that the service violated the terms of their distribution agreements — although the MSO continues to insist it has the right to deliver that programming to the tablets.