Fox Sports International

Fox Sports International (FSI) is an international sports programming and production division of Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International, one of the major units of The Walt Disney Company. FSI operates the sports channels worldwide.

FSI cooperated with CanWest, the owner of Fox Sports World Canada, until its sale to Shaw Communications in 2010. In 2002, FSI partnered with now defunct HM Capital Partners to form Fox Pan American Sports LLC, one of the world's largest Spanish-language sports programming ventures spanning all of America.

Fox Sports International shares its name with the sports division of Fox Broadcasting Company and its US regional sports networks which was disaffiliated due to the acquisition and merger of 21st Century Fox, its parent, to Disney.

List of channels

Original Programming

References

  1. ^ "FOX Sports International Launches New All-Sports Channel for Israel". Business Wire. Berkshire Hathaway. August 11, 2000. Archived from the original on August 15, 2000. Retrieved June 11, 2019 – via Yahoo.com.
24Kitchen

24Kitchen is a Dutch television specialty channel that airs both one-time and recurring (episodic) programs about food and cooking currently operated by Fox Networks Group Benelux (owned by The Walt Disney Company).

Fox (Dutch TV channel)

Fox is a Dutch pay television channel owned by Eredivisie Media & Marketing CV in which Fox Networks Group Benelux has a 51% share. Fox was already in the Netherlands between 1998 and 2001 that has been rebrandend by Veronica. The current channel launched on 19 August 2013. The channel has a line-up consisting of television series, sporting events and films.

Fox (Norway)

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Fox (Spain)

Fox is a Spanish television channel owned by The Walt Disney Company. The channel broadcasts American imports with both Spanish and English audio soundtracks.

Fox (Turkey)

Fox TV is one of the leading free to air TV networks broadcasting in Turkey, and was associated with Fox Broadcasting Company.

Since July 2012, Fox TV broadcasts in 16:9.

Fox (channel)

Fox is a brand name used by a number of different television channels throughout the world, all owned and/or licensed by Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International, a division of The Walt Disney Company. It shares its name with now-former affiliate Fox Broadcasting Company, an American television property owned by the Fox Corporation.

Fox Networks Group Benelux

Fox Networks Group Benelux is a subsidiary of the Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International, which is a part of The Walt Disney Company. It produces and distributes entertainment, documentaries with factual content involving nature, science, culture, and history, and television series through television channels in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg using several brands, including National Geographic, National Geographic Wild, 24Kitchen and 51% of Eredivisie Media & Marketing CV (Fox and Fox Sports).

On 20 March 2019 The Walt Disney Company acquired 21st Century Fox, including Fox Networks Group Benelux.

Fox Sports

Fox Sports is the brand name for a number of sports channels, broadcast divisions, programming, and other media around the world that are either controlled or partially owned by the family of Rupert Murdoch, or companies called Scream Factory and Shout! Factory. These assets are held mainly by Fox Corporation, with the exception of the operations in Australia, which are part of News Corp Australia. (21st Century Fox and News Corp are the two companies resulting from the breakup of the larger News Corporation in mid-2013; the Murdoch family retains voting control of both entities.)

The name originates from the Fox Broadcasting Company in the United States, which in turn was derived from the name of the Fox Film Corporation (later 20th Century Fox). The Fox Sports name has since been used in Fox Corp's and News Corp's other sports media assets around the world.

On December 14, 2017, The Walt Disney Company announced plans to acquire 21st Century Fox (Fox Sports' parent) for $52.4 billion; this will include key assets such as 20th Century Fox, FX Networks, National Geographic Partners, its regional sports networks, and its international networks. The Fox television network, Fox News Channel, and the non-regional Fox Sports assets (Fox Sports 1 and 2 (FS1 and FS2) cable channels, and the part of Fox Sports attached to the Fox television network) will be spun off into an independent company run by the Murdoch family, eventually named Fox Corporation.

Fox Sports (Netherlands)

Fox Sports is a Dutch group of sports channels, owned by Eredivisie Media & Marketing CV in which Fox Networks Group Benelux has 51% ownership. Fox Sports launched on 1 August 2013, buying out the Eredivisie Live service from the Dutch Football League. Fox Sports offers 6 channels, Video-on-demand services and Fox Sports GO. Its main competitor is the Dutch premium television service Ziggo Sport Totaal.

Fox Sports Eredivisie

Fox Sports Eredivisie is a Dutch premium television service owned by Eredivisie Media & Marketing CV in which Fox Networks Group Benelux (part of Disney) has 51% share. The football clubs (Eredivisie CV) together with Endemol own 49%. There are 3 channels available and are all part of the Fox Sports (Netherlands) premium network. Fox Sports Eredivisie holds the exclusive rights for the live matches of the Eredivisie, the highest national football division.

Fox Sports International (Netherlands)

Fox Sports International is a premium television service in the Netherlands, owned by Eredivisie Media & Marketing CV (in which Fox Networks Group Benelux has a 51% share and football clubs together with Endemol 49%) and launched on 17 August 2013.The service contains three channels covering several European football leagues and live tennis from the ATP World Tour and WTA Tour.

National Geographic (Dutch TV channel)

National Geographic is a Dutch free-to-air television channel that features documentaries produced by the National Geographic Society. It features some programming similar to that on the Discovery such as nature, science, culture, and history documentaries. The channel launched in the Netherlands in 1998 and initially time shared with CNBC Europe. It was later launched worldwide including in Asia and the United States. Today, the channel is available in over 145 countries, seen in more than 160 million homes and in 25 languages.

National Geographic Channel (France)

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Pepe Yñiguez

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Sports broadcasting contracts in the Netherlands

This article refers to sports broadcasting contracts in the Netherlands. For a list of rights in other countries, see Sports television broadcast contracts.

Star Jalsha

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It is distributed worldwide by Disney Channels Asia Pacific, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company.

Star Sports (East Asian TV channel)

Star Sports is an East Asian pay television sports channel broadcast to Mainland China and South Korea, operated by The Walt Disney Company Asia Pacific. It is a part of the Fox Sports operation in East and Southeast Asia (formerly ESPN Star Sports), but this version retained Star Sports name; ESPN Mainland China was instead renamed Star Sports 2.

Tony Ball

Tony Ball is a British television executive, former chairman of Kabel Deutschland and former CEO of BSkyB.

YourTV

YourTV is a television channel owned by Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International. It began broadcasting on 1 October 2015 in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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Former programs
Defunct or sold
See also

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