Kiefer Sutherland Channels Jack Bauer in New Fox Drama

Looks like ionic “24” star Kiefer Sutherland is heading back to Fox – with a new character that feels more than a little like Jack Bauer. “I can’t confirm (the pick-up) yet, but we’re staffed and they’re writing scripts now,” network programming chief Kevin Reilly tells us. “To be honest with you, if the pilot […]

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Fox Stays Mum On Jennifer Lopez, ‘Idol’ Talks

(Reuters) – Jennifer Lopez’s future as a judge with “American Idol” is still up in the air, after Fox television on Friday declined to confirm or deny reports that she had signed on for a second season. Fox entertainment president Kevin Reilly told a meeting of TV critics he had no headline-making announcements — “maybe […]

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Fox Prez: Taking Conan ‘Not an Easy Decision’

The thunderous announcement made Tuesday by Conan O’Brien, in which he took a stand and rejected NBC’s proposed late-night deal, has consumed entertainment industry headlines. “I cannot participate in what I honestly believe is its destruction,” a disappointed O’Brien said of the network’s plan to push back ‘The Tonight Show‘ ’til after midnight, which he […]

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