Mark Kaner

Fox hires formats veteran for sales

US studio Fox has hired Dorothy Crompton as its VP of format sales. Crompton has been in distribution for two decades, working for companies including Rive Gauche and Warner Bros.-owned Eyeworks. In her new LA-based role Crompton will oversee formats sales for Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution (TCFTVD), the US studio arm of Fox. She […]

Prentiss Fraser upped at Fox

Fox has upped Prentiss Fraser to EVP at Fox Networks Group, rounding off a distribution rejig first reported by TBI. Fraser becomes executive VP and managing director of content distribution at FNG, the Fox unit that sells programming from Fox’s stable of international cable nets. FNG is distinct from Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, which […]

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. […]

Fox Networks rejigs sales under Fraser, Thomas exits

Simon Thomas has left Fox Networks Group as part of a rejig that sees Prentiss Fraser lead a new-look sales arm, Fox Networks Group Content Distribution, TBI understands. Thomas was executive VP, global sports and content sales at Fox International Channels Content Sales, but has left after 21st Century Fox decided to scrap the 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 gives David Smyth intn’l copro role

Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution has promoted David Smyth to senior VP, sales and development, giving him a new role covering international drama coproduction. In his new role, Smyth will scope out coproduction opportunities between Hollywood studio Fox’s prodcos and international partners. He will continue to sell Fox’s content to the Netherlands, Scandinavia and Eastern […]

China SVOD deal for The Simpsons

Chinese subscription video-on-demand platform Sohu has acquired The Simpsons from Fox. The agreement for the popular animated series see The Simpsons get its first-ever official Chinese home. The multiyear deal kicks off with the twenty sixth season of the show, which will debut US broadcast net Fox later this month. The local version will be […]

Fox poaches TV marketing boss from Warner Bros.

Fox has recruited Greg Drebin to head up its marketing of its TV distribution division. He joins Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution from Warner Bros. where he was senior VP of marketing for its international TV division. Before that he was in a programming and marketing role at Warner Bros.’ branded content unit. At Fox […]