Fox (Turkey)

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FOX wordmark-red.svg
Launched April 23, 1993 (as TGRT)
February 24, 2007 (as FOX)
Owned by Fox Networks Group
Picture format 16:9, SDTV, HDTV
Slogan Ailemizin Ekranı (Our family screen) (2013 - present)
Country Turkey
Language Turkish
Formerly called TGRT (1993 - 2007)
Sister channel(s) FX
Fox Life
National Geographic
Baby TV
Nat Geo Wild
Website Fox Turkey
Digitürk Channel 26

Fox TV is one of the leading free to air TV networks broadcasting in Turkey, and is associated with Fox Broadcasting Company. Since July 2012, Fox TV broadcasts in 16:9.


The channel was originally TGRT and began broadcasting on April 23, 1993, under Ihlas Holding. Between 2001 and 2004, TGRT was owned by Tasarruf Mevduatı Sigorta Fonu before being sold again to Ihlas Holding.

On July 23, 2006, News Corporation acquires TGRT from Ihlas Holding, and is formed by Ahmet Ertegün. The channel began broadcasting on February 24, 2007. David Parker Reid was the General Manager of Fox TV Turkey between 2006-2009. David Parker Reid, Hakan Etus, Koray Altinsoy, Dogan Senturk played crucial role as the most senior executives about the establishment of FOX TV in Turkey. After David Parker Reid's leave Pietro Vicari Served as General Manager between 2009-2014. On November 26, 2014 Adam Theiler is appointed as the general manager of Fox TV Turkey.[1]

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