Fox International Channels


Scripps Networks Lat Am ups pair

Scripps Networks Latin America has promoted a pair of executives as it continues to roll out Food Network across the region. Adriana Alcântara (left) has been upped from director to VP, marketing and production, while Claudia Clauhs (below, right) rises from director to VP, programming. They are both based in São Paulo and report directly […]

Fox starts lab for format ideas out of Asia

Fox International Channels is teaming with Singaporean regulator and funding body the Media Development Authority to create a local formats lab. The pair said the formats incubator will support the development of local content in Asian and “ramp up creation of international TV content by local production companies”. In its first phase, the Fox Formats […]

Fox restructures in Asia

Fox International Channels has upped three of its long-serving execs at its Asian operation, amid a raft of management changes. The latest moves see Keertan Adyanthaya (left) relocate to Hong Kong from Mumbai, where he was general manager of FIC Asia, to take a newly-created role: head of business initiatives for Hong Kong and Southeast […]

Fox makes major OTT move in Asia

Fox International Channels is launching several of its key services over the top in Asia. The OTT move will see the Fox, Fox Sports (fka ESPN Star Sports) and National Geographic launching as streaming services in the region. The channels will go OTT in China, Japan, Malaysia and the Philippines in the first wave of […]

Fox hires one, promotes two in Asia

Fox International Channels has promoted two senior execs at its Asian unit and brought another into the business. Rohit D’Silva (pictured) has taken the newly-created role of executive VP, commercial, overseeing channel distribution commercial activity across the Asia Pacific and the Middle East regions. D’Silva is a FIC veteran and has most recently been running […]

Fox ups Asian acquisitions boss

Michael Dick has been given a wider role at Fox International Channels and will now handle acquisitions across all of Asia and the Middle East. Dick is vice president, acquisitions, and previously covered Hong Kong and Southeast Asia. His new, wider, remit is effective immediately. The Fox exec will buy for the core Fox pay […]

Hulu goes to Wonderland with Beta

US streaming service Hulu is among buyers of the Beta Film-sold drama Wonderland. Beta has also secured deals with Bell Media’s CTV in Canada, the Hot platform in Israel, RTL in the Netherlands, TV2 in Norway, Viasat in the Baltic region and Fox International Channels in the Balkans. Negotiations in several other territories in Europe […]

Fox bringing NHNZ fare to market

Fox International Channels’ new distribution arm has picked up rights to a raft of programming from NHNZ, the Kiwi factual specialist that is owned by former Fox exec David Haslingden. FIC Content Sales will be shopping programmes from NHNZ’s new Archive Unit. The first three titles are: Fur Seals: Battle for Survival, Japan’s Wild Year […]

DCD’s Principal drama set for Cannes

DCD Rights to bringing character-driven drama The Principal. The 4x60mins SBS drama from Essential Media is the latest Australia drama on the books of DCD Media’s sales arm. The show stars Alex Dimitriades (The Slap) and Aden Young (The Code), and follows a radical head teacher whose attempts to reform a troubled secondary school are […]

TF1, Channel 5 experience 10.0 Earthquake

France’s TF1 and Channel 5 in the UK have bought disaster movie 10.0 Earthquake. They have acquired the film, which a devastating earthquake in LA that follows deep fracking, from LA-based MarVista Entertainment. Other buyers are Spain’s Mediaset, LNK in Lithuania, Hollywood Movie Channel in Taiwan, V in French-speaking Canada and FTV Prime in Czech […]