Fox Boss Says He Needs to Be Convinced Conan Could be Profitable
Fox executives are mulling the possibility of a late-night show hosted by Conan O'Brien, but their boss, Rupert Murdoch, says they have to convince him it would be profitable.
"We're giving it a lot of thought and a lot of examination," said Murdoch, head of Fox's parent company, News Corp.
Ratings: 10.3 million tune in for O'Brien's final Tonight Show
Fox owned-and operated TV stations and affiliates (a total of 205, according to The Wall Street Journal) now generally air reruns of syndicated sitcoms from 11 to midnight that make them a lot of money.
So, Murdoch said...
Wed, Feb 3, 2010