Fox Networks

BeIN Media adds Fox Middle East trio to line-up

Middle East pay TV broadcaster BeIN Media is adding the three Fox entertainment channels launched by Fox Networks Group Middle East in 2017  to its platform, which BeIN said would strengthen its position as a premium family entertainment platform for the region. The channels– Fox Life, Fox Rewayat and Fox Crime – will join the […]

Fox creates new video-gaming, location-based ents and VR division

Twentieth Century Fox and Fox Networks has created a new division to oversee video-gaming, location-based entertainment and virtual and augmented reality productions under Twentieth Century Fox Film content management chief Salil Mehta. The new unit, FoxNext, will oversee the production of studio franchise VR experiences, such as the already announced Alien and Planet of the […]

FilmOn secures legal win in battle for equal status with cable

Online TV service FilmOn has secured a victory in its US legal battle to be treated as the equivalent of traditional cable operator, enabling to legally retransmit broadcast signals over the web. The US District Court in Los Angeles ruled that FilmOn is entitled to rebroadcast programmes if it meets all legal requirements. However, District […]

Hulu confirms CEO hire, Forssell to leave the company

US video-on-demand site Hulu has confirmed the appointment of Fox Networks executive Mike Hopkins as its new CEO. In a statement, Hulu said that interim chief executive Andy Forssell, who has led the company since Jason Kilar’s departure in March, will leave the company. The news comes a week after Hulu was reported to be […]

Hulu set to name Fox Networks exec new CEO

US internet TV site Hulu is reportedly close to naming veteran Fox Networks executive Mike Hopkins as its next CEO, replacing interim chief Andy Forssell. According to a Bloomberg report, which cites people close to the matter, the appointment is due to be announced “shortly” with the hire set to position Hulu more as a […]