Mr. Ailes was ousted barely two weeks after the former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson filed a lawsuit accusing him of sexual harassment.
Wendy Walsh, a guest on Mr. O’Reilly’s show who detailed accusations against him to The Times, called Fox’s anonymous hotline, prompting the investigation.
The company, still dealing with the fallout from harassment scandal involving Roger Ailes, has reached a settlement for more than $2.5 million with Tamara Holder, who said an executive assaulted her.
Doug Herzog helped start “South Park” and “The Daily Show” and oversaw MTV, but profits of the company‘s TV networks have declined.
Supporters of the AT&T-Time Warner deal have pointed to the success of a similar one between Comcast and NBCUniversal, where both sides are thriving.