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Analysis: In the Battle for TV's Future, The Networks Start Fighting Back

When Fox Entertainment chairman Kevin Reilly stood in front of reporters in January and proclaimed the death of pilot season, he drew a good amount of ribbing from the competition.

Reilly was making the case for torching the broadcast primetime model as we know it — starting with the annual tradition of everyone developing everything all at once. It was a grand pronouncement, particularly in an industry that talks big but can rarely turn on a dime. Nonetheless, change is afoot, and Reilly's not the only one flipping the script.

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Fox Orders Weird Loners to Series, Pilots from Johnny Galecki, Lee Daniels

Fox has given a series order to Weird Loners and picked up three comedy pilots and one drama pilot with an eye towards series production, TVGuide.com has learned. 

Weird Loners is the story of four relationship-phobic people who are unexpectedly thrust into each other's lives and form an unlikely bond in a Queens, New York townhouse. The single-camera comedy...read more

The Truth Behind This Year's Whirlwind Network TV Development Season

This fall's network development frenzy has led to a slew of bigger-than-usual deals with some of the hottest names in TV. But that doesn't mean all of these projects will actually get made.

The price tag for hot pitches has escalated thanks to the emergence of new competitors with hefty wallets, such as Netflix, plus cable networks (including WGN America, Discovery Channel and E!) spending heavily to get into the scripted business.

"It's amazing how...read more

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Cocoon: The Return
Cocoon 2: The Return [Cocoon II]

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1988 Cocoon Movie, Source
1988 Cocoon Movie, Writer

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New ABC Prez: "I've Just Been on Vacation"

Newly installed ABC Entertainment president Paul Lee didn't want to talk about the sudden departure of his predecessor, Steve McPherson, amid allegations of sexual harassment. "Well, I've just been on vacation," he said, dodging the first of many reporters' questions about McPherson.

(Cheeky ABC publicists offered their own silent commentary by... read more

Paul Lee Named New ABC President

Paul Lee has been named President of ABC Entertainment Group, the network announced Friday.

Lee, who as president of ABC Family transformed the channel into a top 10 cable network in total viewers, had been expected to assume the role. He replaces Stephen McPherson, who resigned from the post Tuesday.

ABC Entertainment President Stephen McPherson resigns; Paul Lee in?

In his new position, Lee will oversee the creative and business operations for ABC Studios, as well as development, programming, marketing and scheduling operations for the network... read more

Former ABC Executive McPherson Denies Harassment Claims

Stephen McPherson said Thursday that he's going to fight back against reports that he was being investigated for claims of sexual harassment at the time of his exit.

Stan Rosenfield, his personal rep, said McPherson "is not going to sit back idly regarding the false and defamatory stories fueled by unknown and anonymous sources that are now appearing in the media since his resignation from ABC." ... read more

Report: Stephen McPherson Resigned Amid Sexual Harassment Investigation at ABC

Former ABC Entertainment Group president Stephen McPherson was being investigated  for sexual harassment by the network when he abruptly exited the company Tuesday after six years, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

"Upon Steve McPherson returning to work from his vacation on Monday, he made a voluntary decision to resign and ABC accepted his resignation. It is not uncommon for high level executives to be the subject of... read more

ABC Entertainment President Stephen McPherson Resigns; Paul Lee In?

ABC Entertainment Group President Stephen McPherson resigned Tuesday after more than six years with the company.

"I want to thank the wonderful team of individuals who have worked with me throughout my time here and wish them nothing but the best," McPherson said in a statement from ABC Entertainment.

In a statement from his personal rep, he said he planned to announce his future plans shortly. "While I will continue with my ongoing wine business, I'll also reveal... read more

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