declined to discuss about the terms of deals News Corp reached with Cablevision
Systems and Time Warner Cable, however he did mention that "we were looking
to what we thought was fair and we stuck to our guns. It takes two to make a deal...
we achieved what we set out to achieve."
added that Fox "should be our most important channel. It should be our most
profitable channel. That's what we're looking to achieve."
said that Fox believes it has rejuvenated its most important franchise 'American
a dominant franchise. We can take advantage of a new, fresh and different panel
[of judges]" he said.
time the panel won't include Simon Cowell, but Cowell will be bringing his new
show, 'X Factor', to Fox next season.
will have year-round franchises with Idol and 'X Factor' in the fall with Simon,"
to Chase, News Corp's other cable channels also have opportunities to increase
their subscription fees when compared with their competitors.
said, "Our channels are pretty new compared to a lot of their peers,"
and that "If we make every channel a leader in its category, we've got a
lot of room to grow."