Conde Nast inks first-look deal with Fox

Michelle Clancy | 17 June 2014

Conde Nast Entertainment has signed a first look deal with Twentieth Century Fox TV for scripted television projects the first such deal the company has made.

Under the deal, scripted broadcast shows will be developed and produced by CNE for Twentieth Century Fox Television, and cable projects will be developed and produced for Twentieth's cable production arm Fox 21.

"Twentieth Century Fox Television and Fox 21 have a true commitment to quality storytelling that has resulted in some of the most popular and acclaimed television today," said CNE president Dawn Ostroff. "Pairing that with CNE's incredible archive of rich storytelling and iconic brands as source material is a powerful combination."

In the past year, the company has sold more than ten series pilots to broadcast, cable and digital networks. CNE will have three series on the air this year, including Vanity Fair Confidential on Investigation Discovery, The Fashion Fund on Ovation and Geeks Who Drink on Syfy.