Newswire: TCA Roundup: Fox gets critics excited for more Empire, worried about more X-Files

“We’re not taking any victory laps yet,” said Fox co-chairman Dana Walden in an executive session at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, a sentiment she repeated enough that it started to sound like a victory lap. And Fox has plenty to celebrate, having launched broadcast’s number one show, Empire, which wrapped its freshman season with a live-plus-seven audience of nearly 18 million viewers and a jaw-dropping 26 million viewers if you include a month’s worth of DVR numbers. And Empire isn’t the only new show to succeed under Walden and her co-chairman Gary Newman, who just completed their first year at the network’s helm.

“We also feel really good about two other shows we launched last season, with the support of many of you in this room, Gotham and The Last Man On Earth, which are also shows that are performing very well for …

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