Marion Edwards

eOne US sales chief exits for Fox

Entertainment One’s Americas sales chief, Joey Sabella, is joining Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution (TCFTD). He has been appointed VP of sales for the Americas at the distribution arm of the 21st Century Fox studio arm. At eOne, he was head of sales for the US and Latin America, a role that saw him led […]

Brogi gets Fox job, restructures distribution

Gina Brogi has taken the top job Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution and implemented a restructure that see the studio distribution arm reorganised along regional lines. Brogi replaces Marion Edwards who is retiring, and leaves the studio at the end of the year. Brogi becomes president, global distribution at TCFTVD, overseeing TV and film sales. […]

Netflix takes American Crime Story global

Subscription VOD giant Netflix has agreed a global streaming pact with 20th Century Fox Television Distribution for FX drama American Crime Story. The first season of the show will launch globally (excluding Canada) on Netflix in 2017, with all subsequent seasons made available after their respective broadcast windows. Season two will focus on Hurricane Katrina. […]

Nuñez gets int’l as CBS hires Fox veteran for US

CBS has reorganised its distribution activities with Paul Franklin coming to the studio from Fox to run US sales. Armando Nuñez, who has been running both US and international, will solely focus on the latter in the distribution shake-up. Franklin takes the president, CBS Television Distribution role, and joins from Fox this week. At Fox […]

Fox distribution chief Edwards to retire

Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution’s international television president, Marion Edwards, is to retire at the end of this year, with a key lieutenant set to take her place. Gina Brogi, currently executive VP of worldwide pay television and subscription on-demand, will replace Edwards in January 2017. The pair have worked closely for significant period, and […]

Fox confirms Cornish successor

Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution has confirmed Dave Smyth will succeed managing director Steve Cornish, who is retiring after three decades. In May, TBI was first with the news Cornish (below right) would step down, with sources at the time saying Smyth (left) would step up to replace him. The 21st Century Fox-owned distribution business […]

Fox hires eOne exec for new European sales role

The distribution arm of Fox has recruited Cristina Sala from Entertainment One to fill a new role overseeing sales to Italy, Switzerland and Greece. Sala will be vice president, sales, for the above mentioned territories, at Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution. Sala will be based in a new Milan office the studio has opened. She […]

Fox’s European distribution boss exiting

Steve Cornish, Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution’s European chief, will retire later this year after over three decades at the studio, TBI has learned. Cornish is senior vice president and managing director at the Fox sales division, based in its London headquarters, and among the longest-serving execs in the international TV business. He will retire […]

LA Screenings: Fox

Marion Edwards, president, international television, Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution Fox’s global sales chief is this year presenting a wide-ranging slate of serialised dramas, procedurals and comedies. Here, she tells TBI about what buyers can expect   TBI: What’s new about your 2015-16 slate? ME: We’ve got a big slate and have been working together […]

LA Screenings 2015: Puppet masters

Muppets, medics and movie characters will be filling US network schedules over the next year. Jesse Whittock examines the trends, and what this means for buyers at the LA Screenings Over the next US broadcast season, audiences will finally learn the backstory of the Muppets. They will also be introduced to the latest contenders vying […]