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What did Kevin Reilly's tenure mean for Fox and for TV?
What did Kevin Reilly's tenure mean for Fox and for TV?

Was Fox Entertainment Chairman Kevin Reilly a visionary or a seat-warmer? The jury is out on that one, so let's look at the evidence. Reilly announced Thursday that he will leave his current post after a seven-year run at Fox. Rumors persisted of power struggles with his boss, Peter Rice, although it's notable that no successor was immediately named. When a company puts a hit out on the person at the top, a successor is typically waiting in the wings, along with a news release. So it's likely Reilly wasn't being totally disingenuous when his farewell email to Fox employees spoke of a need to stay "fresh." He arrived at a time of triumph and is, it must be said, leaving a network in...

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