Fox to launch in south-eastern Europe

Fox International Channels (FIC) is launching its flagship channel Fox in nine territories in south-eastern Europe.

The channel will launch on October 15 in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia.

FIC already distributes entertainment channels Fox Life, Fox Crime and Fox Movies, factual channels National Geographic Channel and Nat Geo Wild, lifestyle channel 24Kitchen, news channel Sky News and toddlers channel Baby TV in the region.

Fox will air series including The Walking Dead, American Horror Story and Touch, with new series including Da Vinci’s Demons to follow.

“A Fox channel in our local FIC portfolio will bring us new possibilities in terms of programming and promotion. Fox offers exclusive premieres and high-quality productions almost simultaneously with their release in the US market,” said Krasimir Nikolov, executive director of Fox International Channels Balkans. “It will deliver more value to affiliates and their subscribers as well as provide a new outlet for our advertising partners.”