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11 million tune into Queen’s funeral from the US

More than 11 million Americans watched the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. According to Nielsen, around 11.4 million people in the US watched the funeral of the 96 year old monarch.  The event was broadcast in the US by NBC News, CNN, ABC News and Fox News. It was streamed on NBC News Now, Paramount+ […]

OTT service Fox News International to launch in Portugal

Fox News International, the OTT service of the US cable news network, will expand to Portugal this week. The international streamer first launched in Mexico in August, and the UK, Germany and Spain in September, before announcing a further rollout to 11 additional European countries in October. The service will be available in Portugal from […]

Fox expands premium OTT news app to over 10 European countries

Fox News has announced expanded distribution across Europe for its D2C service. The international streamer first launched in Mexico in August, and the UK, Germany and Spain last month, and is now expanding to a total of 15 countries. This new expansion will see the service available in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Luxembourg, […]

Fox News to launch international streaming service

Controversial far right US news network Fox News Media has become the latest player to launch an OTT service for international audiences. The platform will be priced at US$6.99 per month, and will serve as a live digital streaming service of linear networks Fox News Channel and Fox Business. Fox News International will debut in […]

Report: Fox News to launch subscription streaming service

Fox News is reportedly planning to launch a standalone subscription streaming service later this year called Fox Nation. The New York Times reported that the service will be available to US viewers without a cable package and will focus on news commentary and original shows. Fox News’ senior vice president of development and production, John Finley, told the NYT that […]

Mouse catches Fox: how Disney-Fox might look

While AT&T’s US$85 billion acquisition of Time Warner is the biggest media deal in purely numerical terms (if it gets done), The Walt Disney Company picking off rival 21st Century Fox marks a seminal moment in TV and film history. The deal, which the companies believe will close in 12 to 18 months, knocks off one […]

Fox News disappearing from Sky

21st Century Fox has pulled Fox News from the Sky platform in the UK, stating that it was “not in our commercial interest” to continue to providing the channel in the UK. The company said that the channel was designed for a US audience and attracted “only a few thousand viewers” in the UK. While […]

Fox News loses Shine as management restructure gets into gear

The fallout from the troubles that have enveloped Fox News has taken a fresh turn with the resignation of co-president Bill Shine and the promotion of long serving executives Suzanne Scott and Jay Wallace. Shine’s departure follows that of leading presenter Bill O’Reilly and the earlier departure of CEO Roger Ailes, both of whom had […]

YouTube launches live TV streaming service

YouTube has unveiled details of its much-anticipated television streaming service, describing it as “live TV designed for the YouTube generation”. YouTube TV is set to go live “soon” in the US with a line-up of more than 40 channels, including the biggest US broadcast networks. The service will be available across devices, includes a cloud […]

Fox Television Stations names Berg as COO

Sharri Berg has been named as chief operating officer of news and operations at Fox Television Stations Group in the US, reporting to Fox Television Stations CEO and newly appointed Fox News co-president Jack Abernethy. Berg has previously worked in a dual capacity for Fox’s cable news and broadcast divisions, serving as SVP, news operations […]