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X Factor ratings, currency issues weigh on Fox results

Poor X Factor ratings, extra programming costs and currency issues in several international markets have weighed on 21st Century Fox’s latest results. Internationally, Fox said that weak currencies in some its emerging markets will impact the results at its channels unit and the company said it now anticipates an adverse impact of US$50-US$75 million more […]

FXX debuts September 2 in 72 million homes

Fox’s new entertainment cable network FXX will launch on September 2 and has secured carriage in 72 million US homes. Full distribution in the US equates to about 100 million homes, giving the new net a sizable chunk of the addressable audience at launch. As part of the pre-launch promotion Fox has created a dedicated […]

Comedy toon Chozen for first FXX original, FX execs upped

New basic cable channel FXX has commissioned its first original series, an adult-themed animated comedy, as FX Networks makes a trio of senior promotions. Adult toon Chozen comes from the teams behind Eastbound & Down and Archer. The show follows a gay white rapper who exits jail with a new message and skills that he […]

News Corp ents biz named 21st Century Fox

The entertainment and media arm of News Corp will be called 21st Century Fox. The name will come into effect once News Corp completes the split of its entertainment and publishing arms later this year. Furthermore, the moves puts pay to the Fox Group moniker, which will cease to exist at that point. Falling under […]