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Fox, Tencent team for financial drama series

A new high end drama set in Hong Kong’s financial district has been greenlit and will launch later this year. Fox Networks Group Asia, plus the film arm of China’s SVOD service Tencent and Focus TV, the prodco of Infernal Affairs star Andy Lau, will make The Trading Floor, a five-part miniseries. The show will […]

Fox names Europe, Africa channel distribution chief

Fox Networks Group has put Paolo Agostinelli in charge of channel distribution for Europe and Africa. As executive VP, affiliate distribution, he will oversee deals between FNG and platforms for the Fox, National Geographic, Fox Sports and Baby TV channels in Europe and Africa. He joins FNG in early April, coming to the company from […]

Le Carré meets Bourne’ drama first for Fox

Fox Networks Group Europe and Africa has ordered The Nine, a ‘Le Carré meets Bourne’ spy thriller, and the first ever drama original for its nets in the region. The Fox Networks Group Europe and Africa unit will show the eight-part scripted series in 50 territories across its footprint. The show hails from Matthew Parkhill […]

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 […]

Fox Networks Group’s veteran CFO to step down

Fox Networks Group’s (FNG’s) long-standing chief finance officer (CFO), Del Mayberry, is due to step down after more than 30 years at the company. FNG’s executive VP, business operations and development, Ravi Ahuja, will take over the CFO role. In his new post Ahuja will directly manage finance and accounting and will continue to oversee […]

Hernan Lopez exits in Fox reorganisation

Fox has reorganised its international channels and content division along regional lines in a shake-up that sees Fox International Channels brand dropped and FIC CEO Hernan Lopez exit. The international business will now be organised under the Fox Networks Group banner, with three distinct regional divisions: Europe, Asia and Latin America. Jan Koeppen will become […]