Fox Entertainment

Landmark content and marketing deal with Fox shows Disney’s faith in Hulu

Fox Entertainment and Hulu have entered a multi-year partnership, encompassing in-season streaming rights for Fox’s slate and a multi-platform marketing alliance. Under the terms of the agreement, all Fox primetime entertainment programming – ranging from Family Guy and The Cleaning Lady to The Masked Singer and Next Level Chef will continue to stream on Hulu the next day following its linear telecast. […]

Fox Entertainment AVOD platform Tubi races past 200-channel landmark

Fox Entertainment’s AVOD/FAST streaming platform Tubi has broken through the 200 FAST channel milestone this week. Acquired by Fox in 2020 for $440m, the platform has emerged as a major player in ad-funded stremaing alongside rival studio-backed services such as Peacock and Pluto, as well as challenger brands Roku and Rakuten. In a statement, Tubi […]

Rob Wade upped to Fox Entertainment CEO

Rob Wade has been appointed as CEO of Fox Entertainment with immediate effect, following Charlie Collier’s recent departure. Wade, who previously served as president of alternative entertainment and specials, has taken the top job at the US linear network, after Collier joined Roku Media as its new president last month. Reporting to Lachlan Murdoch, CEO and executive chair […]

Roku poaches Fox Entertainment CEO Collier

Fox Entertainment CEO Charlie Collier is exiting the US linear network to join Roku as the new president of Roku Media. Collier will take up the New York-based role in late October, in which he will oversee Roku ad sales and ad platform business, as well as content for its owned and operated channels, including […]

Tubi expands relationship with Nielsen

FOX Entertainment-owned AVOD service Tubi has announced an expanded relationship with ad measurement firm Nielsen. The partnership will allow for enhanced and comprehensive measurement through Nielsen’s Digital Ad Ratings (DAR) product. Measurement of Tubi will expand coverage of streaming devices, including computer, mobile and connected TV (CTV) inventory served on specific CTV devices Tubi said […]

ViacomCBS to launch NFT business

Media giant ViacomCBS has announced plans to enter into the NFT business. NFTs – non-fungible tokens – are effectively one-of-a-kind digital items that are part of the Ethereum blockchain. The format has gained popularity as a form of art collection and investment, with collectors purchasing NFTs of drawings, music and other digital items. Now ViacomCBS is […]

WarnerMedia sells TMZ to Fox Entertainment

Fox Entertainment has announced the acquisition of WarnerMedia’s celebrity news entertainment platform TMZ. The Fox Corp-owned Fox Entertainment will own and operate all TMZ-branded media properties, including its syndicated TV shows, sports site TMZ Sports, and the and websites. The brand’s editorial staff will remain in place, led by TMZ founder and managing […]

Fox hires Gail Berman for ‘content development accelerator’ Sidecar

Fox Entertainment, the TV and programming arm of the new post-Disney sale Fox Corporation, is launching Sidecar, a new ‘content development accelerator’ that will be headed by Gail Berman. Sidecar, as its name is intended to convey, will sit side-by-side with Fox Entertainment and will be tasked with identifying and incubating programming both for the […]