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FOX Broadcasting Company

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2013

    Arrested Development Season 4: Relax, it's not terrible

    After ingesting almost nine straight hours of the newly revived Arrested Development series, I've come to two conclusions: 1) The cast and creators of AD still got it, and 2) This show was made for hermetic losers like me. The "story of a wealthy family who lost everything" was nothing but a mild cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2013

    Five TV shows that were canceled much too soon

    Futurama has been cancelled...again. Fans are keenly aware that the show was nuked back in 2003 by Fox, then brought back by Comedy Central after it bought the rights to the four movies in 2007. But this season will reportedly be the last one, with the series finale airing on September 4. Yes, Fut ... More >>

  • News

    March 28, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 21, 2013

    Killing Firefly was Fox's biggest fail ever

    Fuck Fox. Not for FoxNews or American Idol or any of the other questionable shit the network has thrown out there in the name of entertainment over the years. People like what people like, however inexplicable that may be, so I couldn't care less about any of that. No, Fox earned my everlasting ire ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Hulu might die. Here's why you shouldn't care.

    ​News Corp. and Disney (who own Fox and ABC, respectively) are considering pulling their ad-based free streaming shows from Hulu -- remember that they are two of the three companies who founded Hulu back in 2008. Hulu has done incredibly well in terms of viewership, but its subscription-based ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Gordon Ramsay and MasterChef season two want to abuse you...but first you've got to make the cut

    Hell hath no fury like Gordon Ramsay scorned​Are you an amateur kitchen wizard? Do you have the chops to run your own restaurant? More important, how do you feel about Gordon Ramsay, the acerbic, deafeningly insulting, tantrum-prone, foul-mouthed, red-faced, in-your-face beast who brings his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Glee spring premiere tribute window is superheroic: Kenny Be's Yard Arteology

    The study of neighbors through their lawn decoration... Photo by Kenny Be​ Figure 58. Capitol Hill: This Jesus Christ and The Superheroes performance is a Hot Topic on Grant Street. The apartment dwellers of Denver's Capitol Hill prove that you don't need a yard to make great yard art. The d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    The Deuce's name done? New general manager Peter Maroney on future of KWGN and Fox 31

    Peter Maroney's background is in news, not sales.​Earlier this week, Peter Maroney was announced as the new president and general manager of sister channels 2 and 31 -- the successor to the controversial Dennis Leonard, who stressed in a statement that he jumped instead of being pushed. Maron ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    Shmuck of the Week: Whoever's making us watch the Raiders-Redskins game

    Yellow = Redskins vs. Raiders. Lucky us, eh? (See the maps here).​Before you start: Yes, I know I could actually leave my house on Sunday, and I could no doubt find a cozy booth within viewing proximity of a TV armed with the NFL Ticket. And in times of need -- when the TV Gods bestow on me an ... More >>

  • Film

    July 30, 2009
  • Calendar

    July 30, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    American Idol auditions: It's all over but the regrets

    A Channel 31 photo of "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest being quizzed by 2/31's Chris Parente. Yesterday's American Idol auditions took place out of the view of local news cameras, in order to save the good, the bad and the ugly for the talent contest's next season of broadcasts. But that didn't s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    Fresh Breath Committee's Purpose getting his 'Idol' on

    While Fresh Breath Committee holds its breath for the results of the Westword Music Showcase, one member of the collective is participating in another contest. Purpose, aka Mykal Hudson, is a finalist in FOX 31's Denver Idol competition.Yes, he sings as well as raps. Who knew? He performed for local ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    January 17, 2008
  • Home Entertainment

    November 29, 2007
  • Blogs

    October 25, 2007

    Game One: Yeesh.

    The first game of the 2007 World Series between the Boston Red Sox and YOUR Colorado Rockies started perfectly: With Fox's Jeanne Zelasko giving Eric Byrnes shit for being a loud-mouthed douchenozzle. Byrnes committed the first broadcasting boner of the evening -- and not the last -- when he said th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2007

    Don't Tase Me Bro, September 19

    Here's a brief look at some of the items Americans are desparate to learn about today: Don’t tase me, bro This story has been all over for days. A guy asks a screwball question to John Kerry at a speech and gets arrested and tasered for it. Ask a weird question to a U.S. Senator, get arrested an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2007

    Something’s Less Rotten in the State of Television

    You used to be able to count on TV serving all your lowest-common-denominator needs. Up for some good transgender slap-fighting? Jerry Springer has you covered. Hankering for some good cornpone jokes and T&A? Hee-Haw was on for more than twenty years. Want to see someone forced to eat something ... More >>

  • Film

    July 26, 2007

    The Simpsons Movie

    Breathe easy, Simpsons fans: It doesnt suck.

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2007

    Rupert Murdoch's Foxy Move

    On June 13, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., which owns Fox, announced its intention to sell nine of its owned-and-operated television stations, including KDVR/Channel 31 in Denver. A June 14 Denver Post piece on this development correctly points out that such moves are not exactly rare these days; the ... More >>

  • News

    January 11, 2007

    Here's Howe

    Denver's toughest radio executive talks about (and justifies) past battles and his latest series of ballsy maneuvers.

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2006

    More Messages: Calling All Creeps

    The cancellation of a book and companion TV event that was to feature O.J. Simpson talking about how he would have killed his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and a friend of hers, Ron Goldman, had he actually done the deed (wink, wink), has been a bigger bummer for the folks at the Fox network than t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 14, 2006
  • Home Entertainment

    August 31, 2006
  • Film

    June 29, 2006

    Cruella de Vogue

    The Devil Wears Prada slaps the latest duds on an infamous fashion editor.

  • Home Entertainment

    October 13, 2005
  • Home Entertainment

    September 29, 2005
  • News

    August 26, 2004

    The Message

    Stan's Plan

  • Culture

    March 6, 2003

    That '60s Show

    Oliver Beene goes against fake millionaires and phony idols

  • Music

    February 6, 2003

    Backwash

    Start me up: The Stones came to town and everyone knew it.

  • Culture

    December 12, 2002

    End of the Road

    Trio is the network where great shows go to die, and so much more

  • News

    August 15, 2002

    Still Hungry

    Competitive hot-dog eating requires steely nerves and a cast-iron stomach.

  • News

    June 20, 2002

    PAC-ing a Punch

    Clear Channel's formation of a political action committee shows it's ready for battle.

  • News

    June 6, 2002

    Not-So-Funny Business

    Are gays fair game for jokes on Denver radio?

  • Culture

    February 14, 2002

    Net Loss

    The government killed TV, and Hollywood's begging it to revive the corpse

  • Culture

    January 3, 2002

    Rescue 9/11

    This year, a handful of shows provided the healing power of laughter.

  • Culture

    November 1, 2001

    Hell of a Long Day

    24 has been the most talked-about show of the season, and for all the wrong reasons.

  • Culture

    August 30, 2001

    Back to School

    Judd Apatow's Freaks and Geeks grow up, more or less, and move to a dorm.

  • News

    June 21, 2001

    Radio Rumble

    Clear Channel takes on all comers, including the largest ratings service in the country.

  • Culture

    May 3, 2001

    Shoot Straight

    Chris Carter considers the futures of X-Files and Lone Gunmen

  • Culture

    December 28, 2000

    Blow Up the Box

    TV managed to suck and blow in 2000, but still, we watched . . . and watched

  • Culture

    October 12, 2000

    "Look I Made This!"

    Robert Altman wants your attention, if not your affection.

  • Culture

    September 7, 2000

    School's Out

    When Fox-TV canceled American High, the network hit a new low.

  • News

    July 27, 2000

    Fox on the Run

    During its first week on the air, Channel 31's news demonstrates a little substance and a lot of style.

  • Culture

    July 13, 2000

    Win, Lose, or Draw

    Or: How do you bring a comic book to life without killing a superhero?

  • Culture

    April 27, 2000

    Geek Love

    The men behind this season's best shows -- and biggest failures -- blame it all on Regis.

  • News

    April 6, 2000

    Something in the Air

    Lookout Mountain is a hot spot in the battle over broadcast emissions.

  • News

    March 2, 2000

    Sex and the Single Mouse

    Radio Disney: Tune in and turn on.

  • News

    January 13, 2000

    Twenty-First Century Fox

    Channel 31 staffs up for its evening news show.

  • Music

    May 1, 1997
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