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Fox says traditional notions of TV season are disappearing

...fall - are obsolete for Fox. Fox will develop and premiere new shows year-round, network entertainment president Gail Berman said Friday. "The economic model that created this business has lasted too long," Berman said. "We've seen cable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/17/tel_401414.shtml
Television
Age limit raised for 'American Idol'

...fact that so many impressive people older than previously allowed had to be turned away, said Fox programming chief Gail Berman. "I'm sure there are people who are tremendously talented above that but we're talking about people who hope to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/17/tel_422467.shtml
Television
Baseball fails to draw viewers to Fox's new shows

...both series premieres flopped Monday, each drawing fewer than 7 million viewers. "We're disappointed," said Gail Berman, Fox entertainment president. "I wish I knew what happened last night." "Joe Millionaire" was last winter's...

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Television
"American Idol" returns to find new music stars

...a bigger audience than the Academy Awards. "It's as important to our network as 'Survivor' is to CBS," said Gail Berman, Fox's entertainment president. "It's as important to our network as 'Friends' is to NBC. We need an engine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/19/mus_401579.shtml
Music
'The Next Great Champ' moves to sports cable

...Unfortunately, despite its core audience, the underlying boxing theme of the series has proved too narrow for us," Gail Berman, president of entertainment at Fox Broadcasting, said in a statement. "In the end, it belongs on an outlet better...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/08/tel_430748.shtml
Television
How does television's Nielsen system work, anyway?

...pay for its data. - How important are Nielsen's numbers? At least one broadcast entertainment president, Fox's Gail Berman, admits she has a fax machine in her bedroom that beeps every morning when the previous night's ratings come in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/18/tel_393073.shtml
Television
Multiple hosts on tap for this year's Emmy Awards

...capitalizing on the talents of these fantastic comedians will make the broadcast more spontaneous and entertaining," said Gail Berman, the network's president of entertainment. DeGeneres, O'Brien and Shandling have individually hosted the show...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/12/tel_384034.shtml
Television
'The Simpsons' to become longest-running sitcom in TV history

...vignettes on Fox's "The Tracey Ullman Show" in 1988. "Isn't that extraordinary?" said Fox Entertainment President Gail Berman. "It says something about the quality control on a show that seems to be able to garner a new generation of fans every...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/20/liv_365452.shtml
Life & style
Sliding in the ratings, Fox to lay off a little on reality

...Media Research. Five other "Who's Your Daddy" episodes already filmed will be shelved, Fox entertainment president Gail Berman said Monday. At its best, Fox is a mix of scripted and unscripted, high-brow and low-brow. "The Simpsons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/18/tel_440291.shtml
Television
TV changing rapidly as viewers try to adjust

...their trusted TV sets can be confusing. Here's a look at how things are changing and why: NEW SHOWS ALL YEAR ROUND Gail Berman wants to put a sign up for Fox viewers: We never close. The Fox entertainment president is an enthusiastic proponent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/15/tel_408868.shtml
Television