Vice Media launched its first women’s interest site, Broadly, yesterday. Content on the company’s 11th channel features original reporting on culture, fashion, sex and politics, in video series, docs, profiles and daily features. Sample programming: Style and Error, Ovary Action and a marijuana column. Said publisher Shanon Kelley, “We’re telling original stories you can’t find anywhere else, in the same voice and tone as that of our audience.” Which, hopefully, will respond positively. “If you want to say something nice you can email us,” editor-in-chief and Jezebel alum Tracie Egan Morrissey, determined to avoid online hating, told Adweek. “If you want to say something mean, you can go to hell. My writers deserve to be protected.”
Katie Holmes will star in and exec produce an untitled Fox drama pilot from Ilene Chaiken (Empire) and Melissa Scrivner Love (Person of Interest). The Dawson’s Creek alum will play an FBI special agent who must rebuild her life after a career-crushing affair with a general. Project comes from 20th Century Fox Television and 3Arts.
Fox News is going over the top with opinion platform Fox Nation. The digital offering is geared “entirely toward Fox News superfans, who represent the most loyal audience in cable,” said John Finley, SVP of development and production for FNC. Content will include live daily dives into issues of the day, as well as long-form […]
FOX Sports detailed broadcast plans for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, slating all 64 matches live, including a record 38 matches on broadcast television with 26 on FS1. From June 14-July 15, all matches will also be available to be live-streamed via FOX Sports GO and FOX Soccer Match Pass. Group stage action kicks […]