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Elizabeth Guider Reports from the Fox Lot

PREMIUM: With a dozen new prime-time series to license to foreign buyers this go-round, Twentieth Century Fox boasts by far the largest bundle of hopefuls on offer at the L.A. Screenings. The viewing sessions on that lot start each morning at 9 a.m. and do not wrap until 7 p.m. “The pilots we’ve seen today are [altogether] the best group of shows Fox has presented in the last five or six years—and I mean best for our viewers back home.” So opined David Shin, the president of Fox Networks Group Japan, whose channels in that key territory program an array of American series and movies.

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The WIT Analysis: FOX

NEW YORK: Of all of FOX's new shows presented at last week’s Upfronts, the event series Prison Break, reuniting the cast of the original series, is on top of the buzz list in social media, ahead of two other revivals of hit franchises, according to new analysis from The WIT.

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Elizabeth Guider Reports From the Disney Lot

PREMIUM: Disney threw open its doors on its Burbank backlot Sunday evening to 750 overseas guests for its International Upfronts, the first official occasion for foreign program buyers to glimpse snippets of its new prime-time series on offer for its flagship network ABC and sibling cable outlet Freeform, as well as its upcoming theatrical tentpoles.

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