Fox Networks Group

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Fox Networks Group
Formerly called
Fox International Channels (1993–2016)
Division
Industry Television
Founded 1993 (as Fox International Channels)
Headquarters Los Angeles, California, United States
Key people
Peter Rice (CEO)
Randy Freer (COO)
Products Pay TV
Parent 21st Century Fox
Website www.foxnetworks.com

Fox Networks Group is 21st Century Fox's primary operating unit for TV and Cable. It produces and distributes 300+ entertainment, sports, "factual" and movie channels in 45 languages across Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa, using several brands, including Fox, STAR India, Fox Sports, Fox Life, National Geographic Channel, Fox Movies Premium, STAR Movies, Baby TV, Star Plus, and STAR Gold. Their non-linear brands are Fox Play, Fox Play+ and Nat Geo Play. These brands reach over 1.725 billion households around the world.

History[edit]

A+E Networks formed A+E Networks Italy based in Rome by December 2013. In Early 2104, A&E Italy took full ownership of History Italy from the channel partner, Fox International Channels.[1]

On free-to-air Freeview and YouView, Fox International Channels UK launched YourTV on 1 October 2015. YourTV targets female viewers.[2]

In January 2016, the Fox International Channels unit was announced to be split into three divisions, Fox Networks Group Europe, Fox Networks Group Latin America and Fox Networks Group Asia, all reporting to Fox Networks Group CEO Peter Rice and COO Randy Freer. As a result of this reorganization, the Fox International Channels banner was discontinued.[3]

Former FIC logo used from 1993 to 2010.
Former FIC logo used from 2010 to 2012.
Former FIC logo used from 2012 to 2016.

Units[edit]

Fox Television Group[edit]

Fox Networks Group[edit]

Fox Sports Media Group[edit]

National Geographic Channels[edit]

International[edit]

  • Fox Networks Group Europe
    • YourTV (1 October 2015-) UK TV channel
  • Fox Networks Group Latin America
  • Fox Networks Group Asia
  • Fox Networks Group Africa
  • Fox Networks Group Middle East

References[edit]

  1. ^ Briel, Robert (December 9, 2013). "A+E Networks establishes own Italian branch". Broadband TV News. Retrieved March 27, 2017. 
  2. ^ Sweney, Mark (September 3, 2015). "Fox UK to launch free-to-air channel YourTV". The Guardian. Retrieved 2017-04-19. 
  3. ^ Littleton, Cynthia (January 11, 2016). "Fox Reorganizes International Channels Division, CEO Hernan Lopez to Exit". Variety. Retrieved January 11, 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c Television. Business. 21st Century Fox. Accessed on November 20, 2013.
  5. ^ James, Meg (July 8, 2013). "Fox's Dana Walden, Gary Newman receive bigger TV portfolio". LA Times. Retrieved August 19, 2013. 
  6. ^ "About the Show". Divorce Court.com. Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. Retrieved August 25, 2014. 
  7. ^ FX Networks and Productions. Business Segments. 21cf.com. Accessed on August 19, 2013.
  8. ^ Fox Sports Networks. Business. 21st Century Fox. Accessed on January 26, 2014.