Fox (Hungarian TV channel)

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Fox
FOX wordmark-orange.svg
Launched4 February 2014 (2014-02-04)
Closed30 April 2018
NetworkFox Broadcasting Company
Owned byFox International Channels
Picture format576i (SDTV)
720i (HDTV)
SloganÚjat. Elsőként. (New. First.)
CountryHungary
LanguageHungarian
Engilsh
Luxembourgish
Broadcast areaHungary, Romania, Luxembourg
HeadquartersLondon, United Kingdom
Sofia, Bulgaria
ReplacedHálózat TV (Hungary)
B1 TV (Romania)
RTL II (Luxembourg)
Replaced byFox
Sister channel(s)
  • National Geographic Channel
  • NatGeo Wild
  • Baby TV
Websitewww.foxtv.hu
Availability
Terrestrial
Satellite
Hello Digitál8
Hello HD9
Austriasat Magyarország12
Magyar Telekom65
UPC Digital78
Dolce87
Cable
UPC21
Magyar Telekom65
VidanetUPC
UPC RomaniaChannel 105 (digital with DVR)
Channel 106 (digital)
105 (analogue)
Numericable (Luxembourg)103
IPTV
Magyar Telekom65

Fox is a basic cable television channel broadcasting in Hungary, operated by Fox International Channels and launched on 4 February 2014.

History[edit]

The launch of Fox in Hungary was announced in October 2013 together with Fox Life and Fox Crime.[1] At the time sister channels National Geographic Channel, NatGeo Wild, and Baby TV were available in Hungary, while Fox was available in several other territories including Austria, the UK, the U.S., Italy, Spain, Portugal, Japan, Germany, North Africa, and Latin America, Fox Life and Fox Crime also being available in territories like Bulgaria, Ukraine, and Croatia.[2] Rodrigo Crespo was chosen as the official voice of the channel.[3] The official YouTube channel of the Hungarian Fox was created in December 2013,[4] while its Facebook page and official site were created in January 2014.[5]

The channel was launched on 4 February 2014 exclusively on the digital platforms of Magyar Telekom,[6] ten days before the Hungarian version of Paramount Channel.[7] Its advertising airtime is sold by Atmedia from 1 March 2014.[8]

On February 1 2018 Fox announced to launch Fox+, a video on demand service for the Hungarian Fox.

Fox Hungary is officially shutting down the channel on May 1 2018. However, the other channels in the property of Fox and Fox+ will be still available in Hungary.[9]

Programs[edit]

Primetime[edit]

Series name Hungarian title Time slot Season(s)
The Bridge A híd Thursday nights 2
Charmed Bűbájos boszorkák Weekdays 8
The Crazy Ones Eszementek Weekdays 1
Crisis Krízis Wednesday nights 1
Da Vinci's Demons Da Vinci démonai Tuesday nights 3
Endgame Végjáték Thursday nights 1
Everybody Loves Raymond Szeretünk Raymond reruns 2
How I Met Your Mother Így jártam anyátokkal Weekdays 9
The Listener Hetedik érzék Weekdays 5
Medium A médium Weekdays 7
The Simpsons A Simpson család Weekdays 9, 13-23, 25-29
Sleepy Hollow Az Álmosvölgy legendája Monday nights 3
The Walking Dead The Walking Dead Monday nights 8
24: Live Another Day 24: Élj egy új napért Thursday nights 1
Those Who Kill A gyilkosnak ölni kell Wednesday nights 1
The Strain The Strain - A kór Tuesday nights 2
Legends Legends - Beépülve Wednesday nights 2
Empire Empire Wednesday nights 3
Friends with Better Lives Barátaim jobb élete Friday nights 1
Wayward Pines Wayward Pines Thursday nights 2
Bosch Harry Bosch - A nyomozó Wednesday nights 2
Resurrection Feltámadtak Tuesday nights 2
The Whispers Suttogók Monday nights 1
The Fixer Az irányítók Thursday nights 1
Ghost Whisperer Szellemekkel suttogó Weekdays 4
Boomtown Boomtown Monday nights 2
11.22.63 11/22/63 Tuesday nights 1
American Crime Story Amerikai Crime Story Monday nights 1
Outcast Outcast Monday nights 1
The Family (2016 TV series) A család Thursday 1
Grey's Anatomy A Grace klinika Weekdays 4
Queen of the South Az alvilág királynője Tuesday nights 1
Conviction Az ítélet Monday nights 1
Private Eyes Éber szemek Friday nights 1
Las Vegas Las Vegas Weekdays 5

Reality show/Documentary[edit]

  • Man Up
  • Tales from the Bush Larder
  • Top Tables, Top Cities
  • The Wine Quest: Spain

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Új riválist kapnak a magyar tévék". Origo. 30 October 2013.
  2. ^ györgyi (31 October 2013). "Itthon is elindul a Fox". comment:com.
  3. ^ "Crespo Rodrigo lett a FOX hangja! Őket hallod a nagy magyar csatornákon". Femina.
  4. ^ "FOX Magyarország". YouTube.
  5. ^ Kardos Attila (20 January 2014). "Elindult a FOX weboldala". SAT-TV-RADIO.
  6. ^ "Új tévécsatorna indul, villámgyors szinkronnal dobbantana". HVG. 31 January 2014.
  7. ^ "Elindult itthon is a Paramount Channel". Origo. 14 February 2014.
  8. ^ "Februártól jön a FOX Entertainment Channel". atmedia. 15 January 2014.
  9. ^ "Megszűnik a magyar FOX at Sorozatjunkie". A Junkie (in Hungarian). Retrieved 2018-04-27. line feed character in |title= at position 28 (help)

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