Disney-Fox Deal Leaves Fox Television Group Executives In Limbo

Ever since 20th Century Fox TV heads Dana Walden and Gary Newman took over Fox Broadcasting Co. in summer 2014 to become chairmen and CEOs of Fox Television Group, FBC and 20th TV had been deepening their integration with a number of executives promote…

Ever since 20th Century Fox TV heads Dana Walden and Gary Newman took over Fox Broadcasting Co. in summer 2014 to become chairmen and CEOs of Fox Television Group, FBC and 20th TV had been deepening their integration with a number of executives promoted to FTG posts to oversee areas for both corporate siblings. That worked fine until Disney recently made a $71.3 million deal to acquire key Fox assets, leaving the two parts of FTG on different sides of the new Disney-Fox…

Sophia Bush Inks Talent Holding and Development Deal With Fox

Sophia Bush has signed a talent holding and development deal with 20th Century Fox TV.

The terms call for her to star in a comedy or drama project for the studio this pilot season and develop additional projects for which she’d serve as an executive producer.

“Now more than ever, vital female voices need to be heard,” the “Chicago P.D.” alum said in a statement. ‘I’m thrilled to begin developing content that inspires and excites me at 20th Century Fox TV.”

Bush just bailed on NBC’s “PD” after four seasons with the Dick Wolf show — but sounds like she’ll stay busy now.

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“We’ve been great admirers of Sophia for years and after meeting, we knew we wanted to be in business with her,” Fox Casting executive vice president Sharon Klein added. “She’s smart, she’s passionate, and she brings great ideas and energy to the table. This deal is about developing with her as well as casting her into a comedy or drama this pilot season. She’s a giant TV star and we’re thrilled to have her exclusively at FTG.”

Bush starred on television’s “One Tree Hill” and in the movie “John Tucker Must Die.” She is repped by CAA, Untitled and Jackoway Tyerman Wertheimer Austen Mandelbaum Morris & Klein.

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Sophia Bush has signed a talent holding and development deal with 20th Century Fox TV.

The terms call for her to star in a comedy or drama project for the studio this pilot season and develop additional projects for which she’d serve as an executive producer.

“Now more than ever, vital female voices need to be heard,” the “Chicago P.D.” alum said in a statement. ‘I’m thrilled to begin developing content that inspires and excites me at 20th Century Fox TV.”

Bush just bailed on NBC’s “PD” after four seasons with the Dick Wolf show — but sounds like she’ll stay busy now.

“We’ve been great admirers of Sophia for years and after meeting, we knew we wanted to be in business with her,” Fox Casting executive vice president Sharon Klein added. “She’s smart, she’s passionate, and she brings great ideas and energy to the table. This deal is about developing with her as well as casting her into a comedy or drama this pilot season. She’s a giant TV star and we’re thrilled to have her exclusively at FTG.”

Bush starred on television’s “One Tree Hill” and in the movie “John Tucker Must Die.” She is repped by CAA, Untitled and Jackoway Tyerman Wertheimer Austen Mandelbaum Morris & Klein.

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20th Century Fox TV Promotes Liz Paulson to Casting SVP

Twentieth Century Fox Television has promoted Liz Paulson to senior vice president of Casting.

If you like the ensembles on “Empire,” “New Girl,” and “The Last Man on Earth,” you should really know her name. Maybe even consider congratulating her on Twitter. Paulson’s boss Sharon Klein used a press release to do just that.

“Liz came to the studio seven years ago, having worked in the commercial casting world, and she has really made her mark,” the Casting executive vice president said. “She’s whip smart, wildly creative and an incredible business woman, and everyone, from the Chairmen to our showrunners, relies on her greatly, as do I. I’m so happy to recognize her with this promotion to Senior Vice President which she has more than earned.”

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Paulson joined 20th Century Fox TV as a vice president in the department in November 2010. She began her career in Casting 15 years ago in the commercial landscape. Early on, she worked with Jason Winer and Todd Harthan.

Nowadays, Paulson (pictured above) covers a large portfolio of shows on Fox, including “Star,” “Rosewood” and the “24” franchise, as well as FX’s “American Horror Story” anthology. She also currently oversees casting for CBS’ “Life in Pieces,” ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat” and NBC’s “The Carmichael Show.”

The new SVP resides in Los Angeles.

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Twentieth Century Fox Television has promoted Liz Paulson to senior vice president of Casting.

If you like the ensembles on “Empire,” “New Girl,” and “The Last Man on Earth,” you should really know her name. Maybe even consider congratulating her on Twitter. Paulson’s boss Sharon Klein used a press release to do just that.

“Liz came to the studio seven years ago, having worked in the commercial casting world, and she has really made her mark,” the Casting executive vice president said. “She’s whip smart, wildly creative and an incredible business woman, and everyone, from the Chairmen to our showrunners, relies on her greatly, as do I. I’m so happy to recognize her with this promotion to Senior Vice President which she has more than earned.”

Paulson joined 20th Century Fox TV as a vice president in the department in November 2010. She began her career in Casting 15 years ago in the commercial landscape. Early on, she worked with Jason Winer and Todd Harthan.

Nowadays, Paulson (pictured above) covers a large portfolio of shows on Fox, including “Star,” “Rosewood” and the “24” franchise, as well as FX’s “American Horror Story” anthology. She also currently oversees casting for CBS’ “Life in Pieces,” ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat” and NBC’s “The Carmichael Show.”

The new SVP resides in Los Angeles.

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