Fox Broadcasting


Fox now streaming primetime to subs

Fox Broadcasting has begun simulcasting its primetime programming via the Fox.com and Fox Now platforms. This makes Fox the first American broadcast network to offer its key programmes as a live-streamed service for its pay TV customers around the US, and stamps former Sky Deutschland chief Brian Sullivan’s mark on Fox’s digital strategy. The streams, […]

Expanse prodco Alcon gets new TV chief

Alcon Television has got a new president, hot off the heels of the second season order for its Syfy drama The Expanse. Laura Lancaster has joined, having previously been executive VP, drama programming at NBC Entertainment. She will report to Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove, co-founders and co-CEOs of Alcon TV’s parent firm, Alcon Entertainment. […]

Keshet Int’l launches US studio

Israel’s Keshet International has become the latest overseas content group to launch an LA-based production studio. Keshet Studios will oversee development, production, packaging, promotion and sales of Keshet’s scripted programming catalogue, which currently runs to more than 30 formats, in the US. Veteran drama executive Peter Traugott has been hired as Keshet Studios’s president of […]

FremantleMedia hires cable veteran as Buzzr channel chief

FremantleMedia North America’s upcoming game show network Buzzr TV has a general manager. Ron Garfield has been hired as executive VP and GM to oversee the digital multicast network, which launches in 17 markets in the US this summer. It will have a portfolio of more than 40,000 hours of game shows from the FMNA […]

Fox poaches CBS, Funny or Die execs

FOX Broadcasting in the US has programming executives from rival CBS Television Studios and comedy video website Funny or Die. Beth Miyares joins from CBS to become senior VP, drama development and programming at the 21st Century Fox-owned broadcaster and studio, while Conor Welch comes across from Funny or Die to become VP, comedy development […]

Simon Andreae lands Darnell’s Fox role, Sony project in doubt

Fox Broadcasting has handed Simon Andreae the coveted role at the top of its alternative programming unit following the departure of long time incumbent Mike Darnell. The move brings to an end Fox’s long search for a replacement for Darnell, who left earlier this year after nearly two decades with the 21st Century Fox-owned broadcaster. […]