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Fox TV Shows: 2017-18 Viewer Votes

Every year, the Fox television network introduces new TV series, which are either cancelled or renewed by the season's end. Likewise, among existing shows which were initially renewed and returned for another installment, there are always some under-performers that wind up as the television vulture's TV dinner du jour. Although everyone understands the Nielsen ratings usually play a big role in TV cancellations and renewals, most fans do not get to participate in that system. Since so many viewers' opinions do not factor into the network's programming decisions, we are offering you the chance to submit your own Fox TV show ratings to us, instead. You can vote on the following Fox TV series that have premiered (so far) during the 2017-17 television season: Bob's Burgers, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Empire, The Exorcist, Family Guy, Ghosted, Gotham, Hell's Kitchen, The Last Man on Earth, Lethal Weapon, The Mick, The Orville, The
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Fox 2017-18 Season Ratings (updated 12/16/17)

During the regular 2016-17 season, Fox aired 11 new or revived scripted shows and seven of them won't be back for the 2017-18 season. How will the network do in the ratings this time around? How many of their TV shows will be cancelled or renewed? Stay tuned.How do the execs decide what to cancel or keep? They look at a lot of different factors but the ratings play a very large role. The higher the ratings, the better chances a show has of surviving.Fox shows this season (so far): Bob's Burgers, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The Exorcist, Family Guy, Ghosted, The Gifted, Gotham, Hell's Kitchen, The Last Man on Earth, Lethal Weapon, Lucifer, The Mick, The Orville, and The Simpsons.Read More…
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Return of "Buffy The Vampire Slayer"

As The Walt Disney Co. continues to buy up popular movie/TV content for the 'DisneyLife' streaming service, take a look at some of the brands the studio will now control and develop through their recent acquisition of 21st Century Fox entertainment assets, including "Buffy The Vampire Slayer":

Besides "Buffy", other brands for streaming and development include "Alien","Planet Of The Apes"...

..."The Simpsons", "Die Hard", Independence Day", "Kingsman", "Family Guy", "The X-Files", "Avatar", "Predator"...

..."Ice Age", "Wolverine"...

..."Goosebumps", "American Dad:, "American Horror Story", "Deadpool", "Fantastic Four"...

..."Fargo", "The Fly", "Futurama"...

..."Home Alone", "Homeland", "M*A*S*H.", "Night at the Museum:, "The Omen", "The Peanuts Movie", "Romancing the Stone", "X-Men"...

...and whole lot more...

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"Buffy The Vampire Slayer" Comic Books
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The Simpsons, Family Guy, Bob’s Burgers, The Orville: TV Shows to Stay on Fox Following Disney Deal

If all goes as expected, Bart Simpson may soon work for Mickey Mouse. The Walt Disney Company has announced that a deal has been reached for them to purchase most of 21st Century Fox. It's a stock transaction that's valued at roughly $52.4 billion. As part of the deal, Disney would own National Geographic, Fox Searchlight Pictures, 20th Century Fox Television, Fox 21 Television Studios, the FX Networks (FX, Fxx and Fxm -- as well as the studio FX Productions), and Fox Television Animation.But, Disney isn't purchasing all of 21st Century Fox. A "New Fox" will be created and will encompass Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, Fox Broadcasting Company (the Fox network), and Fox Sports.Fox Television Animation makes TV shows like The Simpsons, Family Guy, and Bob’s Burgers. So, will they be staying on the Fox network even though they'll no longer
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David Boreanaz, Primetime’s Most Valuable Player, Has Another Hit With ‘Seal Team’ — Ratings Watch

David Boreanaz, Primetime’s Most Valuable Player, Has Another Hit With ‘Seal Team’ — Ratings Watch
David Boreanaz is once again proving his primetime power. Fresh off a 12-season run on the Fox staple “Bones,” Boreanaz didn’t miss a beat: His new CBS drama, “Seal Team,” has already been given a full 22-episode first season order, and is shoo-in for a sophomore renewal.

Not many performers can brag about starring in back-to-back-to-back hits, which makes Boreanaz a TV heavy hitter on par with stars like Ted Danson and William Shatner — the rare actors who have enjoyed multiple hits on unrelated shows. Boreanaz, of course, top-lined the “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” spinoff “Angel” for several years (and 110 episodes) before moving on to 246 episodes of “Bones.”

Seal Team” stars Boreanaz as Jason Hayes, the leader of the Tier One team, a group deployed on clandestine missions worldwide at a moment’s notice. The show has been consistently making the top 25 ratings among both adults 18-49 and total viewers.
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David Boreanaz, Primetime’s Most Valuable Player, Has Another Hit With ‘Seal Team’ — Ratings Watch

David Boreanaz, Primetime’s Most Valuable Player, Has Another Hit With ‘Seal Team’ — Ratings Watch
David Boreanaz is once again proving his primetime power. Fresh off a 12-season run on the Fox staple “Bones,” Boreanaz didn’t miss a beat: His new CBS drama, “Seal Team,” has already been given a full 22-episode first season order, and is shoo-in for a sophomore renewal.

Not many performers can brag about starring in back-to-back-to-back hits, which makes Boreanaz a TV heavy hitter on par with stars like Ted Danson and William Shatner — the rare actors who have enjoyed multiple hits on unrelated shows. Boreanaz, of course, top-lined the “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” spinoff “Angel” for several years (and 110 episodes) before moving on to 246 episodes of “Bones.”

Seal Team” stars Boreanaz as Jason Hayes, the leader of the Tier One team, a group deployed on clandestine missions worldwide at a moment’s notice. The show has been consistently making the top 25 ratings among both adults 18-49 and total viewers.
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Insights: The Week That Changed The Internet

If ever there was a week when the digital media landscape took a decisive turn in a new direction, it might be this week. More precisely, it might be this one decisive day, specifically Thursday, December 14, 2017.

The string of announcements, posts, and other news that arrived on Thursday paint a picture of imminent and ground-shifting change, while spotlighting companies with a chance to survive and thrive amid all that change. Let’s just review what happened, what’s coming, and what we get to celebrate (or “celebrate,” depending on your perspective) this holiday season:

First, of course, is that 3-2 FCC decision to repeal net neutrality rules that have kept online access relatively open to all comers. It’s possible that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is correct when he says reducing regulations will spark investment and competition and lead to more opportunities and better access for everyone. T-Mobile certainly believes that’s the case.
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Fox Deal Gives Disney Princesses a Bunch of New Recruits

Fox Deal Gives Disney Princesses a Bunch of New Recruits
News of Disney acquiring 21st Century Fox has been sending shockwaves throughout the entertainment industry since reports began to surface nearly a month ago. And now it's official, which means that the Disney princesses have to make room in the castle for some brand-new princesses that are moving in from Fox. Many fans have focused more on the expansion of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and whether or not Deadpool will retain his brutal verbal skills over at the House of Mouse, so the new princesses have flown under the radar. But the time is right to recognize the new Disney royalty recruits.

Though not a traditional princess, Alien's Ellen Ripley should be allowed in just for being a kick ass hero, a new kind of gritty princess that isn't scared to get her hands dirty or fire some blasters. She can hang out with Princess Leia and Captain Phasma when there's nothing pressing going on.
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The Disney, Fox Deal Just Set Off a Studio Arms Race

The Disney, Fox Deal Just Set Off a Studio Arms Race
Disney’s $52.4 billion purchase of Fox is sending shockwaves throughout the movie business, with many industry observers believing that the marriage between the two iconic companies could inspire a fresh round of media mergers.

“The word tectonic has been overused to describe many deals, but in this case it applies,” said Hal Vogel, a veteran media analyst. “It’s one of those rare times you can feel the tectonic plates moving.”

The combined companies will have access to a blue-chip list of popular film franchises; their vault will encompass the Simpsons, X-Men, the Avengers, Avatar, Family Guy, Star Wars, Alien, and scores of family entertainment titles. That leaves the likes of Sony and Paramount looking downright scrawny in comparison. It also helps explain why Lionsgate tried to merge with Hasbro earlier this year only to abandon the plan after a dispute arouse over the price.

“These studios are all looking a lot smaller than they used to
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The X-Files, Legion And American Horror Story Among TV Shows Hoovered Up By Disney

A vast portion of Rupert Murdoch’s media empire has been offloaded to Disney.

That’s the headline that continues to send shockwaves across the four corners of the Internet, and the Mouse House is just getting started. Having drawn up tentative plans to consolidate its newly-acquired Marvel characters under the one umbrella (read: the Marvel Cinematic Universe), Disney is about to redraw the superhero genre as we know it. And at least according to CEO Bob Iger, whose time with the company will extend into 2021, this cross-pollination won’t impede on Fox’s own slate of adult-oriented and, in the case of Deadpool, hilariously crude superhero flicks.

But costumed crusaders weren’t the only motivating factor behind Disney’s acquisition. As we learned mere hours ago, the House of Mouse will soon gain control of Predator, Alien and a number of other high-profile film franchises, while USA Today has
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‘The Simpsons’ Producers on How They Predicted Disney Would Buy Fox 19 Years Ago

‘The Simpsons’ Producers on How They Predicted Disney Would Buy Fox 19 Years Ago
The Disney-Fox merger is one of the biggest industry stories of the year, and it turns out “The Simpsons” saw it coming 19 years ago. The show has always managed to predict the future, be it Trump’s presidency or the FIFA corruption scandal, and it appears Matt Groening and company somehow knew their series would one day be owned by Disney.

Read More:Disney/Fox Deal: How The Battle to Beat Netflix Starts Today, What Happens to the Fox Network, And Other Burning Questions

In the 1998 episode “When You Dish Upon a Star,” Homer becomes the personal assistant to Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger after they leave Hollywood behind and move to Springfield. When Ron Howard comes to visit the actors, Homer pitches a time-tralveing robot movie. Later in the episode, Howard is seen pitching Homer’s script to 20th Century Fox, and the sign in front of the studio lot
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‘The Simpsons’ Producers on How They Predicted Disney Would Buy Fox 19 Years Ago

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‘The Simpsons’ Producers on How They Predicted Disney Would Buy Fox 19 Years Ago
The Disney-Fox merger is one of the biggest industry stories of the year, and it turns out “The Simpsons” saw it coming 19 years ago. The show has always managed to predict the future, be it Trump’s presidency or the FIFA corruption scandal, and it appears Matt Groening and company somehow knew their series would one day be owned by Disney.

Read More:Disney/Fox Deal: How The Battle to Beat Netflix Starts Today, What Happens to the Fox Network, And Other Burning Questions

In the 1998 episode “When You Dish Upon a Star,” Homer becomes the personal assistant to Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger after they leave Hollywood behind and move to Springfield. When Ron Howard comes to visit the actors, Homer pitches a time-tralveing robot movie. Later in the episode, Howard is seen pitching Homer’s script to 20th Century Fox, and the sign in front of the studio lot
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Disney Buys 21st Century Fox: What Does This Mean for Homer?! (And Other Burning Qs Answered)

Disney Buys 21st Century Fox: What Does This Mean for Homer?! (And Other Burning Qs Answered)
The Walt Disney Company has acquired 21st Century Fox in a deal valued at a staggering $52.4 billion. Word of the historic merger came bright and early on Thursday, leaving even those in the know with more questions than answers. Here are the key takeaways from the epic pact:

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Will Disney, which already owns ABC, now own Fox, too?

No. The deal does not include the Fox broadcasting network — home to The Simpsons, Family Guy, The X-Files, etc. — or Fox News. Also not included in
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The 10 most shocking TV deaths

The long-running cartoon sitcom Family Guy gained fans over the years for a number of outrageous, envelope-pushing jokes and moments. But it was not until the show’s 12th season that Family Guy pulled off a truly rare stunner: it killed off a main character. Deaths of characters we have come to love over the seasons are nothing new. In recent years, many shows have taken the “shocking death” formula to new heights, using it at will to shake things up or infuse some drama in the midst of tired storylines. But for every poorly executed (excuse the pun) elimination of...read more
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Family Guy on Fox: Cancelled or Renewed for Season 16?

Vulture Watch What will become of Peter Griffin and his family? Is the Family Guy TV show cancelled or renewed for a 16th season on Fox? The television vulture is watching all TV series cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Family Guy, season 16. Bookmark it or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?  What's This TV Show About? An animated comedy airing on the Fox television network, Family Guy follows stereotypical sitcom dad Peter Griffin (Seth MacFarlane). Overweight and a bit dim, Peter is close to his kids, despite being a heavy drinker. A piano teacher, wife Lois (Alex Borstein) is a stay-at-home mother and usually the impatient voice of reason. An outcast at school, 18-year-old Meg (Mila Kunis) is
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Ratings: Simpsons Hits Season Highs, Wisdom of the Crowd Ties Low

Ratings: Simpsons Hits Season Highs, Wisdom of the Crowd Ties Low
Leading out of The Ot this week, Fox’s The Simpsons drew 7.5 million total viewers and a 2.7 demo rating, besting its previous Season 29 highs by 44 and 22 percent.

A double helping of Bob’s Burgers then did 3.8 mil/1.6) (tying its own season high in the demo) and 2.9 mil/1.3, while Family Guy (2.8 mil/1.2) ticked up.

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Elsewhere….

NBC | Sunday Night Football (15.9 mil/4.9) was down a tick from last week’s fast nationals.

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CBS | Wisdom of the Crowd (6.2 mil/0.7) dipped a tenth to tie its series low, while NCIS: La (7.4 mil
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Awkward Star to Visit Lucifer in 2018

Awkward Star to Visit Lucifer in 2018
Lucifer Morningstar is about to find himself in another Awkward situation.

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Jillian Rose Reed, best known for playing Tamara Kaplan on the aforementioned MTV teen drama, will guest-star in an upcoming episode of Fox’s Lucifer, TVLine has learned exclusively.

Rose Reed will play Cece, the quirky, bubbly and exceptionally-devoted personal assistant of a massive pop star — who also happens to be her best friend whose orbit she has lived in for years.

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Charlie Brown vs. Rudolph: Here’s Who Won This Year’s Battle of the Classic Christmas Specials — Ratings Watch

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Charlie Brown vs. Rudolph: Here’s Who Won This Year’s Battle of the Classic Christmas Specials — Ratings Watch
Good grief! Christmas specials are in full swing, and the networks dusted off some of their biggest classics last week: ABC’s “A Charlie Brown Christmas” and CBS’ “Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer.” In their inaugural 2017 runs, “Rudolph” (2.1 among adults 18-49) edged out “Charlie Brown” (1.8), giving a ratings edge to the reindeer with a very shiny nose.

“Rudolph,” which premiered in 1964, and “Charlie Brown,” which first bowed in 1965, are considered the key staples in a sea of primetime holiday specials, some of which have come and gone over the years. But both specials were overshadowed this year by a newcomer: “DreamWorks Trolls Holiday,” which averaged a 2.4 rating when it aired on Nov. 24, during the Thanksgiving weekend.

But there are plenty of caveats to all of this, since none of the specials actually faced off in the same time slot. “A Charlie Brown Christmas” performed respectably considering it aired in a tough Thursday 8 p.
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‘Charlie Brown Christmas’ vs. ‘Rudolph’: Here’s Who Won This Year’s Battle of the Classic Christmas Specials — Ratings Watch

‘Charlie Brown Christmas’ vs. ‘Rudolph’: Here’s Who Won This Year’s Battle of the Classic Christmas Specials — Ratings Watch
Good grief! Christmas specials are in full swing, and the networks dusted off some of their biggest classics last week: ABC’s “A Charlie Brown Christmas” and CBS’ “Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer.” In their inaugural 2017 runs, “Rudolph” (2.1 among adults 18-49) edged out “Charlie Brown” (1.8), giving a ratings edge to the reindeer with a very shiny nose.

“Rudolph,” which premiered in 1964, and “Charlie Brown,” which first bowed in 1965, are considered the key staples in a sea of primetime holiday specials, some of which have come and gone over the years. But both specials were overshadowed this year by a newcomer: “DreamWorks Trolls Holiday,” which averaged a 2.4 rating when it aired on Nov. 24, during the Thanksgiving weekend.

But there are plenty of caveats to all of this, since none of the specials actually faced off in the same time slot. “A Charlie Brown Christmas” performed respectably considering it aired in a tough Thursday 8 p.
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Louis C.K. Buying Back ‘I Love You, Daddy’ Distribution Rights After Release Dropped Over Sexual Misconduct

Louis C.K. Buying Back ‘I Love You, Daddy’ Distribution Rights After Release Dropped Over Sexual Misconduct
I Love You, Daddy” may end up being released after all. Deadline reports that Louis C.K. and The Orchard are finalizing a deal to give C.K. worldwide distribution rights to the controversial comedy. The Orchard originally purchased the film out of Tiff for $5 million and set a November 17 opening date, but the release was cancelled after C.K. was accused of and admitted to sexual misconduct.

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According to Deadline, C.K. will pay The Orchard back for all the finanical losses the company endured, including the money they spent on marketing (estimated between $500,000 and $1 million) and awards screeners (estimated at $12,000). C.K. has not announced how he plans to release the movie. The writer-director could do something similar to his television series “Horace and Pete” and make “I Love You,
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