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Latin Media Leaders: Fox’s Billion-Dollar Man

MOST INFLUENTIAL INTERNATIONAL EXECUTIVE HERNAN LOPEZ, PRESIDENT AND CEO, FOX INTERNATIONAL CHANNELS Hernan Lopez is Fox International Channels billion-dollar man. Having worked at Canal 9 and Cablevision in Argentina, he joined Fox in 1997, becoming general manager of Fox Latin America in 2000. Since then he has risen up the ranks and now runs Fox’s […]

Fox buys African series for its international lifestyle channel

Fox International Channels (FIC) has acquired an African cooking series for its lifestyle channel 24Kitchen. The series, Tales from the Bush Larder, hails from East African pay TV and triple play provider Zuku. It has shopped season one of the the show to FIC for the 24Kitchen channel, which is distributed in Portugal, the Netherlands, […]

Fox poaches strategy boss from BBC Worldwide

Fox International Channels has hired Christian Brent as its European strategy boss. Brent joins from BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the UK public broadcaster, where he was VP, strategy & audiences at the company’s channels division. At FIC, he will take the newly-created role of VP of research and strategy for Europe. Based in […]

Off the Fence to sell Fox lifestyle shows internationally

Off the Fence has inked a deal with Fox International Channels and will distribute over 700 hours of content from Fox’s lifestyle channel 24Kitchen. The exclusive deal adds 760 hours of content to Off the Fence’s catalogue and titles include The Free Range Cook (pictured) and The Taste of Life Travel. The programming in question […]

Celestial Tiger hires Fox exec

Lionsgate, Saban and Celestial joint venture Celestial Tiger has hired Magdalene Cheung from Fox International Channels. She will be director of advertising sales at the Asian channel operator, a role she previously held at FIC. Celestial Tiger has also upped Annie Chan to director, affiliate sales. Before joining Celestial she worked at UK telco BT. […]

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