Chairman, 20th Century Fox Television

Gary Newman earned his B.A. from Yale University and his J.D. from the University of Southern California Law Center. After law school, Newman became a member of the legal department of Columbia Pictures Television before moving to the business affairs department of NBC, where he ultimately became vice president. Following his time at NBC, he joined 20th Century Fox Television, where he served as the company's executive vice president and top ranking business officer.

In 1999, Newman bridged the divide between business and creative affairs when he was named president of 20th Century Fox Television, along with Dana Walden. The two were promoted to chairman in the summr of 2007. Gary Newman has been the Chief Executive Officer of Fox Television Group at Fox Networks Group, Inc. since July 1, 2014. Newman serves as Co-President of Twentieth Century Fox Television Limited. He oversees Fox Television Group, which unites the broadcast network Fox Broadcasting Company (FBC) and the prolific studio 20th Century Fox Television. During his tenure, Newman has guided the development of new shows for all the major networks. Among the series he has overseen are dramas 24, Homefront, and Boston Legal, and comedies Family Guy, The Simpsons, Ally McBeal and Arrested Development