Prentiss Fraser


Epix among nets going Deep State with Fox

MGM-owned cable channel Epix has bagged exclusive US rights to Fox Networks Group Europe & Africa’s first original drama, Deep State. The show’s distributor, Fox Networks Group Content Distribution, has also shopped the series to SBS in Australia, NBCUniversal in France, Super Channel in Canada, TVNZ in New Zealand and DR in Denmark. For Epix, […]

CW to pilot remake of Fox Latin America original

US broadcaster The CW has given a pilot order to a US version of Fox Latin America’s dark comedy Lynch. The American pilot will be titled Playing Dead, with Rina Mimoun (The Catch) and Josh Reims (Jane the Virgin). They executive produce alongside Tariq Jalil (Operation Repo) and Lucas Carter (Camden). CW bought the rights […]

Fox sells thousands of hours of Turkish drama

Fox Networks Group Content Distribution has sold over two and half thousand hours of Turkish drama to international broadcasters. FNGCD has been building its Turkish drama business, with a pipeline of product from the Turkish Fox Turkey net, and the latest raft of sales see it strike deals with existing buyers and new customers in […]

Endemol Shine, BBCWW, Sony execs join Fox

Fox Networks Group Content Distribution has hired six executives, who are joining from the likes of BBC Worldwide, Endemol Shine Group and Sony Pictures Television. Joining the 21st Century Fox-owned distributor are Manuel Miguez, JeeYoung Lee, Maria Grazia Ursino, Tracy Davis, Carolina Lozano and Tristan Oarton. Joanna Rowley and Magdalena Szwedkowicz have also received promotions. […]

Fox racks up Atlanta sales

Fox Networks Group Content Distribution (FNGCD) has shopped US cable drama to several international buyers. The Donald Glover hip hop drama launched on FX in the US and on Fox internationally. FNGCD is handling distribution and has now shopped the series to Australian pubcaster SBS and Sky in New Zealand. In Europe it has been […]

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 […]

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 stocks up on Turkish drama for MIP

The distribution arm of Fox’s international channels division will have a raft of Turkish drama to sell at MIPTV. Fox, which represents content from the Nat Geo and international Fox channels, has new episodes of popular Turkish drama That is My Life (O Hayat Benim locally). The sales division is part of the recently expanded […]

Fox poaches Warner exec for formats push

Fox International Channels Content Sales has hired long-serving Warner Bros. sales executive Jess Khanom to oversee a major push into format sales, TBI has learned. Khanom will be FICCS’s head of global format sales, effective immediately, reporting to senior VP and global head of content sales Prentiss Fraser and working out of London. Khanom will […]

Fox staffs up at international sales unit

Fox International Channels has made several hires and changes to its programme sales team. FIC Content Sales, which was created a year ago, has created new roles in Australia, Singapore and Turkey. Annette Kollek joins Fox from BBC Worldwide as director of content sales, Australia and New Zealand, covering programme sales in those markets. At […]