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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 […]

New chiefs for Fox News

Fox News has named Fox Television Stations CEO Jack Abernethy and senior EVP Bill Shine to serve as co-presidents of the network in the wake of Roger Ailes’ departure. Both executives will report direct to 21st Century Fox executive chairman Rupert Murdoch, who took personal charge of the news channel following Ailes resignation amidst a […]

Fox News’ Ailes resigns

21st Century Fox has confirmed the departure of Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network chairman Roger Ailes. Fox said that Ailes, who was also chairman of Fox Television Stations, had resigned from his role with immediate effect and that Rupert Murdoch would take over his role at Fox News and Fox Business Network personally. […]