Levitan's "Modern Family" is produced by 20th Century Fox's TV division. "For now, I will take some time to see where those people land, and at that point, make a decision about my future", he said in a statement. Who has a movie, TV show, sporting event, news show at Fox?
As more information comes out regarding the separation of immigrant children from their families and the rise of detention camps to hold them, Hollywood is speaking out, particularly against 20th Century Fox's own news arm, Fox News.
Chris Sosa is the Senior Editor at AlterNet. On Tuesday, MacFarlane donated $2.5 million (1.90 million pounds) to the National Public Radio news organisation. "I think this is the POV of nearly every artist/writer/actor working with the entertainment division at FOX, which is progressive and open minded, but brought down by the despicable news division", she tweeted.
Carlson and other Fox News anchors have repeatedly dismissed critics of Trump's zero-tolerance policy, which many find to be excessively cruel.
MacFarlane responded to Carlson's comments on Twitter two days later, calling them "fringe" and stating he was "embarrassed to work for this company".
Fox News, along with Fox's broadcast network and sports cable channels FS1 and FS2, will be spun off into a business being called "New Fox".
Apatow has called on "employees of all of Fox" to "speak up". "I too can not condone the support their news division promotes toward the immoral and abusive policies and actions taken by this current administration toward immigrant children".
Bradley Whitford, the West Wing actor, who has been outspoken about his concern over the immigration policy, tweeted his support of Levitan, writing "Thank you Steve".
Feig tweeted, "I have made two films for 20th Century Fox and love the people in the movie and TV divisions". On Tuesday, June 19, he added: "Fox Studio has been a wonderful home for most of my career - so many unbelievable people there who share the concerns about @FoxNews but aren't in the position to speak out".
Disney and Comcast are now competing to purchase most of 21st Century Fox's assets, but under both proposed deals, Rupert Murdoch's family would retain ownership of Fox News and the Fox broadcast network. The parent company is also in the midst of selling off a large chunk of its entertainment assets, which have received bids from Disney and Comcast.