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Fox acknowledges need for new hits after disappointing season
Fox acknowledges need for new hits after disappointing season

The marching orders for Fox Broadcasting's new entertainment team from its boss is simple. "We need some new hits," said Peter Rice, chairman and chief executive of the Fox Networks Group at the semiannual Television Critics Assn.'s press tour in Beverly Hills on Sunday. "That will be our focus." Fox is coming off a season in which it endured steep declines both in overall viewers and in the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic that advertisers covet. Only two of Fox's new shows from last season -- the horror drama "Sleepy Hollow" and the comedy "Brooklyn 99" -- survived. And many of Fox's returning shows experienced ratings...

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