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Kevin Reilly exits Fox Broadcasting after tough season
Kevin Reilly exits Fox Broadcasting after tough season

The top entertainment executive at Fox Broadcasting has resigned in the wake of a bruising television season. The departure of Kevin Reilly as chairman of entertainment for Fox comes less than three weeks after he presented a new fall schedule to advertisers that the network hoped would turn around its fortunes. The company did not immediately name a replacement. Fox slumped to fourth place in viewership this season, with only two of its shows that launched this last season returning in the fall. Besides an inability to launch several new successful sitcoms and dramas, the network's longtime ratings juggernaut "American Idol" has been hemorrhaging viewers for the last...

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