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Fox’s Kevin Reilly Says ‘Door Will Be Open’ to Ex-ABC Executive Steve McPherson, Who Reilly Said Is a ‘Very Close Friend’

Aug 3, 2010  •  Post A Comment

Could former ABC Entertainment Group President Steve McPherson end up at Fox? Kevin Reilly, the president of entertainment at Fox Broadcasting, indicated that there might be room for McPherson at his network, according to a report in B&C.

If McPherson’s plans involve producing, "the door will be open at Fox," said Reilly, whom the story says is a close personal friend of McPherson. McPherson quit on July 27, just days before the annual summer press tour of the TV Critics.

About McPherson  Reilly said, according to the story, ""Steve is a very close friend of mine. I’ve known him for almost 30 years. All I can speak to is the depth of his character. He’s loyal and a good friend. As a professional, he’s a guy who is not afraid to have the courage of his conviction."

According to the article, Reilly also said about McPherson’s resignation and the possible circumstances surrounding it, "On a personal level, it’s been upsetting to me. So right now my focus is being a friend to him and being a friend to his family." 

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  1. Interesting …the value of friendships.

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