Gina Brogi


eOne US sales chief exits for Fox

Entertainment One’s Americas sales chief, Joey Sabella, is joining Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution (TCFTD). He has been appointed VP of sales for the Americas at the distribution arm of the 21st Century Fox studio arm. At eOne, he was head of sales for the US and Latin America, a role that saw him led […]

Fox hires formats veteran for sales

US studio Fox has hired Dorothy Crompton as its VP of format sales. Crompton has been in distribution for two decades, working for companies including Rive Gauche and Warner Bros.-owned Eyeworks. In her new LA-based role Crompton will oversee formats sales for Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution (TCFTVD), the US studio arm of Fox. She […]

Prentiss Fraser upped at Fox

Fox has upped Prentiss Fraser to EVP at Fox Networks Group, rounding off a distribution rejig first reported by TBI. Fraser becomes executive VP and managing director of content distribution at FNG, the Fox unit that sells programming from Fox’s stable of international cable nets. FNG is distinct from Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, which […]

Brogi gets Fox job, restructures distribution

Gina Brogi has taken the top job Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution and implemented a restructure that see the studio distribution arm reorganised along regional lines. Brogi replaces Marion Edwards who is retiring, and leaves the studio at the end of the year. Brogi becomes president, global distribution at TCFTVD, overseeing TV and film sales. […]

Hulu snags Homeland from Fox

Hulu has acquired premium drama series from Fox. The hit drama goes out on premium cable net Showtime in the US. It is produced by Fox 21 and distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, which struck the US streaming deal. The agreement gives Hulu the first four seasons of the drama, which is based on […]

Netflix takes American Crime Story global

Subscription VOD giant Netflix has agreed a global streaming pact with 20th Century Fox Television Distribution for FX drama American Crime Story. The first season of the show will launch globally (excluding Canada) on Netflix in 2017, with all subsequent seasons made available after their respective broadcast windows. Season two will focus on Hurricane Katrina. […]

Fox distribution chief Edwards to retire

Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution’s international television president, Marion Edwards, is to retire at the end of this year, with a key lieutenant set to take her place. Gina Brogi, currently executive VP of worldwide pay television and subscription on-demand, will replace Edwards in January 2017. The pair have worked closely for significant period, and […]

TV’s Big Questions: is linear TV dead or dying?

At the recent CES show in Las Vegas, YouTube’s chief business officer Robert Kyncl forecast online video will overtake linear TV by 2020. Netflix boss Reed Hastings has said that all viewing will be online within 20 years. The prognosis for linear TV is grim. Or is it? We asked the industry. For Peter Higgings […]

‘Landmark deal’ hands Hulu FX originals

US streaming service Hulu has scored a multiyear agreement for original productions from cable channel FX and its production sister. The deal hands Hulu upcoming FX Productions series such as comedies Man Seeking Woman and The Comedians, Denis Leary’s Sex&Drugs&Roll&Roll, Tomy Hardy BBC coproduction Taboo and Fox event show Wayward Pines (pictured) for SVOD distribution. […]

Fox’s Finney handed SVOD promotion

Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution’s Kristen Finney has been promoted to senior VP, worldwide pay television and subscription on-demand. In the new role, Finney (pictured) will focus on expanding the US studio’s global SVOD business, while continuing to oversee pay TV and SVOD deals in the UK, Germany, Italy, Asia, India and Australia and across […]