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Fox confirms Israeli format, eyes new King of the Hill

US broadcaster Fox has confirmed its local remake of Israeli singing competition show The Final Four, and is considering a reboot of animated comedy King of the Hill. Both announcements came during the network’s Television Critics Association event in LA. The singing series will be known as The Four and will compete with its former […]

Fox brings on Sky buyer for Europe & Africa

Fox Networks Group (FNG) Europe and Africa has appointed Sky buyer Sonja Brugger as vice president of acquisitions across the regions. Brugger will be based in London and begin her new role in October. She will lead content strategy and acquisitions. Regional operations include Fox branded channel feeds and the new non-linear product Fox+, which […]

Fox debuts on-demand service in France

Fox Networks Group Europe & Africa has today launched its authenticated on-demand service in France. A deal with local affiliate partner Canal+ will see the VOD service becoming the latest to get Fox’s branded digital video product. Fox Play will stream through TV, mobile, tablet and web, and allows for offline viewing, and is offered […]

Fox calls time on 24: Legacy

US broadcaster Fox is ending espionage thriller 24: Legacy after one season. The series was billed as a reboot of the 24 series, which starred Kiefer Sutherland, handing the lead role to Corey Hawkins (The Walking Dead). However, it rated averaged earlier this year, leading Fox and sister production arm 20th Century Fox Television to […]

Taking Bull by the horns

Mark Goffman runs the top-rated freshman drama of the 2016/17 season in Bull. In this exclusive interview, he tells Jesse Whittock about keeping control of a major network series, his grounding as a writer on The West Wing and how his Hollywood career almost didn’t happen thanks to a spell in Brussels. Considering Mark Goffman […]

CBS names Europe copro chief

The international studios arm of US broadcaster CBS has named a new coproductions chief in Europe. Meghan Lyvers will switch from her current role as senior VP, cable and digital at CBS Television Studios in the US, and will become SVP, coproductions and development at CBS Studios International. She will relocate to CBSSI’s EMEA head […]

Fox readies high-end miniseries for China

Fox Networks Group’s Asian pay TV business is producing a high-end drama miniseries for Chinese audiences.   Stained will debut on Fox’s Chinese movie channel, SCM, later this year, and will run to five one-hour episodes. This comes a year after FNG’s Asian and international division announced they would begin working together to produce Chinese-language […]

INTV: Fox looks to Wade to revitalise reality

Fox Television Group co-chairman and CEO Dana Walden has backed Fox’s new reality chief to bring a new wave of unscripted hits to the network. The US broadcaster named Rob Wade president of alternative entertainment and specials last month. Speaking at the INTV conference here in Jerusalem today, Walden, who runs both the Fox broadcast […]

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 […]

A+E hires Asia programming chief from Fox

A+E Networks has brought on Sun Young Moon to head up programming, development and a drive into local content in North Asia. She joins from the international arm of Fox Networks Group where she was VP, programming and channel head of Nat Geo Asia, Star World and Channel [V]. At channel operator A+E, she will […]