20th Century Fox Television Distribution

Disney promotes DMED & Fox exec to lead international content curation

Disney has promoted DMED (Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution) exec Kristen Finney to the newly created role of EVP of content curation for the media giant’s international content and operations (IC&O) group. Reporting to IC&O chairman Rebecca Campbell, who took up the role in January, Finney will manage international content strategy across EMEA, Lat Am, […]

Gina Brogi exits at 20th Century Fox TV Distribution

Gina Brogi is stepping down at 20th Century Fox Television Distribution, as the ramifications of Disney’s acquisition of Fox continue to ripple through both companies’ senior exec ranks. Brogi, who told colleagues of her exit yesterday, had been president of global distribution at the company since 2016 and oversaw sales of Fox TV shows and […]

FX strikes first UK output deal with the BBC

Disney-owned cable channel FX has struck its first UK output deal, linking with the BBC. The American Crime Story and Feud channel has signed a three-year licensing deal with the public broadcaster, which will be the home of future scripted FX programs in the UK, as well as shows such as Pose and Sons Of Anarchy spin-off Mayans M.C.  New FX shows […]

Fox secures The Gifted, Orville & more for Nordics

Fox Networks Group has signed a new multi-year deal with 20th Century Fox Television Distribution to secure exclusive content for Fox in Norway, Finland and Sweden alongside enhanced on-demand rights. The deal will see new shows including X-Men universe series The Gifted, sci-fi series The Orville (pictured) and supernatural-themed Ghosted made available to Fox’s Nordic […]

Amazon brings Exorcist, This is Us to Prime

Amazon and 20th Century Fox Television Distribution have reached an international content licensing agreement to bring the TV adaptation of The Exorcist (pictured) and This is Us to Prime customers in over 200 territories. During September 2017, Amazon Prime Video will start introducing seasons of the shows to new countries post-local season finale broadcast. This […]

Fox calls time on 24: Legacy

US broadcaster Fox is ending espionage thriller 24: Legacy after one season. The series was billed as a reboot of the 24 series, which starred Kiefer Sutherland, handing the lead role to Corey Hawkins (The Walking Dead). However, it rated averaged earlier this year, leading Fox and sister production arm 20th Century Fox Television to […]

Starz snags Fox for OTT service

Starz Play has sealed a multiyear deal with Fox for its Starz Play OTT service in the MENA region, TBI has learned. The agreement, between Starz Play and 20th Century Fox Television Distribution, gives the streaming service a slew of the Hollywood studio’s TV series and features, and means Starz Play has deals with most […]

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. […]

UKTV buys Fox crime procedural

British multichannel operator UKTV has acquired Fox drama Rosewood for its crime network Alibi. The deal with 20th Century Fox Television Distribution hands Alibi the 22-episode series, which stars Morris Chestnut (Nurse Jackie) as a Miami private pathologist who partners with a no-nonsense cop (Jaina Lee Ortiz) to crack cases. Rosewood has rated well on […]

Amazon bags classic X-Files for UK

Amazon Prime Instant Video UK has acquired all nine seasons of the original X-Files series, ahead of the reboot’s debut on terrestrial Channel 5. Following a deal with 20th Century Fox Television Distribution, Amazon has launched all available episodes of the sci-fi drama, which aired between 1993 and 2002. Viacom-owned Channel 5 acquired exclusive broadcast […]