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CBS scores FIC Sweden deal

Fox International Channels Sweden has scored a multi-year programming agreement with the distribution arm of US broadcaster CBS. The deal with CBS Studios International will see CBS show including Madam Secretary and Scorpion (pictured) launch exclusively on new Swedish pay TV channel Fox. Political mystery thriller Madam Secretary will launch on December 1, with fellow […]

Fox staffs up for Swedish launch

Fox International Channels is launching its flagship Fox channel in Sweden and is staffing up for the new service. The general entertainment offering will roll out on pay TV operator Com Hem’s platform on the autumn. FIC already distributes the National Geographic and Nat Geo Wild channels in Sweden, but the Com Hem deal marks […]

Nordic Discovery exec jumps ship to Nat Geo

Fox International Channels has hired Christian Mörner as commercial director of its Swedish business. The executive joins from Discovery Networks Nordic where he was country manager, Sweden. The new role puts him in charge of one of Discovery’s chief rivals, with National Geographic and Nat Geo Wild part of the FIC portfolio. Mörner will report […]