Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 32. Chapters: Fox Broadcasting Company, 20th Century Fox, Foxtel, FX, List of Austar channels, CinemaScope, FoxMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Pages: 32. Chapters: Fox Broadcasting Company, 20th Century Fox, Foxtel, FX, List of Austar channels, CinemaScope, Fox Television Stations, Fox Searchlight Pictures, 20th Television, Fox International Channels, Jim Gianopulos, Fox Movie Channel, FX Latin America, Fox Family Movies, Fox Atomic, Fox Interactive, Fox Television Studios, Chris Leary, FOX series, Fox 21, Fox Movies, Fox Europa.
Excerpt: Fox Broadcasting Company, commonly referred to as simply Fox (and stylized as FOX), is an American commercial broadcasting television network owned by Fox Entertainment Group, part of Rupert Murdochs News Corporation. Launched on October 9, 1986, Fox was the highest-rated broadcast network in the 18-49 demographic from 2004 to 2009.
In the 2007-08 season, Fox became the most popular network in America in household ratings for the first time in its history, replacing CBS. CBS took back the top spot in the 2008-09 season. The Fox Broadcasting Company and its affiliates operate many entertainment channels internationally, although these do not necessarily air the same programming as the U.S.
network. Most viewers in Canada have access to at least one U.S. Fox affiliate, although most of Foxs primetime programming is subject to Canadian simultaneous substitution regulations. The network is named after sister company 20th Century Fox, and indirectly for producer William Fox, who founded one of the movie studios predecessors, Fox Film.
20th Century Fox was involved in television production as early as the 1950s. The company produced several syndicated programs during this era. In November 1956, 20th Century-Fox purchased 50% of the NTA Film Network, an early syndicator of films and television programs. Following the demise of the DuMont Television Network, NTA was launched as a new fourth network. 20th Century-Fox would also produce original c...