Marco de Ruiter

Walking Dead on-demand for Sky Germany

Sky’s German operation has extended its programming deal with the channels arm of Fox, and will show the much anticipated seventh season of The Walking Dead within 24 hours of its US transmission on AMC. The pay TV operator will also add all previous seasons of the zombie series to its Sky Box Sets on-demand […]

New European launch for Fox channel

Fox International Channels is launching its flagship Fox channel in Belgium. The general entertainment service will launch on Liberty Global-owned cabler Telenet on October 1 and be carried in its basic package. Telenet subs taking the Play More package will also be able to access on-demand box sets and catch up on Fox content. The […]

TBI’s 2013 in review – part three

In the third part of a review of 2013, we look at the ever changing face of the industry – is that former rival now your partner in crime in your acquisitions department? TBI runs down all the major comings and goings from the past twelve months.   SURPRISE DEPARTURES AND TOP LEVEL CHANGES David […]

Fox Channels hires Viacom’s former German boss

Fox International Channels has hired Marco de Ruiter as its senior VP, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Ruiter joins having previously been with Viacom International Media Networks. He joined the company in 2002 and had been COO for northern Europe between 2008 and 2012. At FIC he will run the company’s channels in German-speaking territories. Ruiter […]