Fox International Channels UK

Fox gets into UK free TV

Fox International Channels is getting into UK free TV for the first time with the launch of female-skewed Your TV. FIC UK currently operates pay channels Fox, National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD and Baby TV, but moves into the free-to-air space on Thursday, October 1 at 1pm. Your TV will focus on “sensational real-life […]

Buyers Briefing: Jeff Ford, Fox / FIC UK

Name: Jeff Ford Title: managing director, Fox International Channels UK Industry veteran Jeff Ford joined FIC UK after leaving Irish broadcaster TV3 to spend more time with his family. Known for having a keen eye for US acquisitions, his remit includes overseeing the local FOX, National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD and Baby TV channels. […]

Agent Carter joins Fox UK

Fox International Channels UK has acquired rights to Disney superhero Marvel’s Agent Carter for the local Fox channel. The 8x60mins series, which is inspired by Marvel’s Captain America: The First Avenger, is sold by Disney Media Distribution, and launched at last year’s LA Screenings. On the back of this year’s event, Fox UK has acquired […]

Sky Vision secures TV3 output deal

UK-based distributor Sky Vision has scooped rival DRG and secured an exclusive programme representation deal with Ireland’s TV3. This will see Sky’s distribution arm represent an initial 200 hours of TV3 shows, with another 150 hours of new programming to come between now and 2017. DRG was the previous distributor, but the Sky deal comes […]

TV3 names Jeff Ford replacement

Ireland’s TV3 has named Lynda McQuaid as its director of content to replace the Fox International Channels-bound Jeff Ford. McQuaid will take up her post in April, when former Channel 5 chief Ford moves back to the UK to become general manager of FIC UK after more than three years in Ireland. She has previously […]