Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution


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 Sony exec as Asia sales head

Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution (TCFTVD) has hired Sony exec Yan-Jong Wong as sales director of Asia. Her primary responsibilities will be to license TCFTVD content across pay, SVOD, AVOD, basic and free TV, as well as scripted format sales throughout the region’s markets including Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Brunei, Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos. Wong […]

BBC to examine FX’s Feud

UK channel BBC Two has acquired Ryan Murphy’s FX drama about the legendary spat between Hollywood icons Bette Davis and Joan Crawford. The network has tapped Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution (TCFTVD) for Feud: Bette and Joan, which stars Jessica Lange as Davis and Susan Sarandon as Crawford. BBC Two has been pushing into acquired […]

CityTV bags Screenings goodies

Canadian broadcaster CityTV has acquired four new season US broadcast scripted series for its 2017/18 season line-up. The Rogers Media-owned network has taken Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution-sold comedies Ghosted, The Orville and LA to Vegas (pictured) and medical procedura; The Resident. It has also acquired 2016/17 season comedy Speechless, Sony Pictures Television-sold action procedural […]

LA Screenings 2017 in pictures

The LA Screenings are over for another year, with most acquisitions executives now back in their home countries assessing what shows they’ll be bidding for in coming weeks. Each studio approaches the week in different ways, but all lay out the good china and buy in the fancy food in a bid to impress their […]

ProSiebenSat.1 extends deal with Fox

German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 Group and Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution have extended their existing licensing deal on a long-term basis. The new deal between the pair will secure for ProSiebenSat.1 Hollywood movies and TV services from the US studio, with rights to air them on free TV channels in Germany, Austria and German-speaking Switzerland. The […]

LA Screenings 2017: Military procedure

International broadcasters are desperate for American procedurals, and this year the Hollywood studios believe they’ve got the supply to satisfy demand. Jesse Whittock reports from LA Major international networks have been demanding more procedurals from the US studios for years. The ratings stability the format offers is not matched on a consistent basis by the […]

NBCU takes a Chance on Hugh Laurie Hulu drama

NBCUniversal has acquired Hugh Laurie drama Chance for a raft of its international nets. NBCUniversal International Networks (NBCUIN) has bought the series for its nets in the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Poland. Poland will be the first to launch the series next month. The series has The Night Manager and House star Hugh Laurie […]

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 […]

Asia’s Television Forum

Yeow Hui Leng, senior project director of Asia TV Forum & Market and ScreenSingapore organiser Reed Exhibitions tells TBI about this year’s edition of ATF How many attendees will be in town? We are expecting some 5,200 attendees this year, comparable to that in 2015. In 2015, 5,011 attendees from 60 countries attended ATF. In […]

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