At this Media Council Breakfast: Kevin Reilly, president of FOX, discusses his life and his business. He was named President, Entertainment at Fox Broadcasting Company in 2007. Reilly is responsible for driving the company’s creative vision, developing new strategies for growth, overseeing all digital and social media initiatives, and supervising all series and program development. On the creative front, Reilly has championed some of TV’s most successful and critically celebrated series, including "The Office," "30 Rock," "The Sopranos," "The Shield" and "ER.""
Kevin Reilly has been President of Entertainment at Fox Entertainment Group Inc. since July 2007 and of FOX Broadcasting Company, Inc. since July 9, 2007. Mr. Reilly served as President of NBC Entertainment, a subsidiary of NBC Universal, Inc. from 2004 to May 2007. He has distinguished himself as a legitimate hit-maker, having developed and supervised some of the most successful and heralded programs in TV history - including "Heroes," last season's. The Emmy Award-winning "The Office", as well as "My Name is Earl" and "Deal or No Deal", are among his hits. During an earlier stint at NBC, he had a hand in developing some of the network's seminal programs, including the pilots of "ER" and "Homicide: Life on the Street" and supervising the first season of "Law & Order." Prior to his years at FX, Mr. Reilly served as President of Brad Grey Television, where he shepherded several hits including the pilot for the groundbreaking HBO series "The Sopranos."