September 2011

At FOX's Annual Fall Eco-Casino, Charities Win Big

ZooeyLeaChrisC.jpgSeveral of FOX's biggest stars rolled the dice to raise money for charity at last night's annual FOX Fall Eco-Casino Party, presented by Ford. Proceeds were donated to non-profit organizations including The Nature Conservancy, Heal the Bay and Habitat for Humanity.Thumbnail image for HughLEcoCasino11.jpg

Fans' favorite stars from Glee, House, Bones, Fringe and The Cleveland Show were in attendance and mingled with the freshman casts of many of FOX's new series, including The X-Factor, I Hate My Teenage Daughter, The New Girl, Mobbed, Allen Gregory and Napoleon Dynamite.

jaymamays_EcoCasino11.jpgAccording to, "efforts to neutralize the event's carbon footprint included the use of diesel-powered trucks, LED lighting, silverware and glass plates and cups instead of disposables, recycled casino chips, reusable signage printed on recycled material, electronic invitations and guest list, rented furniture, fixtures, decor and carpet, hybrid and alternative-fuel vehicles for talent transport, waste recycling and a menu featuring organic dairy, meat and poultry and locally grown organic produce."

FOX's fall season starts on Tuesday, September 20 with the all-new season premiere of Glee at 8/7c, followed by the series premiere of Zooey Deschanel's comedyNew Girl at 9/8c.

Audience engagement, Fox Networks Group (incl. FOX, Cable, Sports, etc.), Green events, Sustainability, US