Although its original Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) licence called for Fox Sports World Canada to carry soccer, cricket and rugby as their core sports, cricket and rugby matches all but disappeared from the channel after the first few years. FSWC's flagship program was the Fox Soccer Report, which comprised most of its Canadian content.
On March 6, 2012, Shaw Media released a statement announcing that they would cease the broadcast of Fox Sports World Canada on midnight of April 30 of that year. The company had been examining the possibility of launching a mainstream sports channel in competition with TSN and Sportsnet, but ultimately decided against it. Shaw claimed the channel "no longer makes strategic and economic sense for Shaw Media going forward" in light of that decision. The channel officially shut down on April 30, 2012, while its license was officially revoked on April 19, 2016, nearly four years after the channel went off the air.
|Fox Sports World Canada|
|Launched||September 7, 2001|
|Closed||April 30, 2012|
|Owned by||Shaw Media|
|Picture format||480i (SDTV)|
Fox Sports World Canada featured both live and taped events from the following leagues and competitions:
Last summer, Shaw Media decided not to pursue a mainstream sports channel. With this decision, keeping Fox Sports World as part of their portfolio no longer made strategic and economic sense.
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).Brendan Dunlop
Brendan Dunlop is a Toronto-born Canadian sportscaster and host of Soccer Central for the Sportsnet network in Canada, focusing mainly on soccer.
Dunlop first gained attention cohosting The Footy Show on The Score. He was a co-host on The Hardcore Footy Show when this show was broadcast on Hardcore Sports Radio, Sirius XM Radio channel 98, alongside English sportscasters Kristian Jack and James Sharman. He was cohost of the Fox Soccer Report, on the now-defunct Canadian channel Fox Sports World Canada.After the Score was purchased by Sportsnet in 2012 and re-branded as Sportsnet 360, Dunlop became one of the regular co-hosts of Soccer Central.
Dunlop graduated from the University of Guelph-Humber.FSW
FSW may stand for:
Fanhui Shi Weixing, a series of Chinese recoverable satellites
Faso Airways, a Burkinabe airline
Feet sea water, a unit of pressure
Fellowship of Southern Writers, an American arts organization
Female sex worker
Florida SouthWestern State College
Fox Sports World (disambiguation), various meanings
Fox Sports World Canada
Free Speech Week, in the United States
Friction stir welding
Full Spectrum Warrior, a video gameFX (Greek TV channel)
FX was a Greek pay television network, launched by the Fox Networks Group, which launched on 31 December 2009. The channel was broadcasting in Cyprus too, with the same schedule to Greece.
The program included sci-fi series such as The X-Files and Battlestar Galactica, reality shows such as The Amazing Race animation such as The Simpsons and Family Guy, other series such as Law & Order and The Walking Dead, with new episodes for the first time in Greece and also new recent series such as Terra Nova and The Killing for the first time in Greece.
On 1 October 2012 FX has been relaunched as FOX under a brand new programming grid. Most of the following series, are broadcasting from FOX.Fox (Norway)
Fox is a Norwegian entertainment television channel owned and produced by Disney Channels Worldwide Nordic. It was launched on March 21, 2012 as Fox Crime, and changed to current name on July 1, 2013.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 Soccer Report
Fox Soccer Report was Fox Soccer's flagship studio program. The show was produced by Fox Sports World Canada, a Canadian international sports network owned by Shaw Media (parent of Global Television Network), from CKND-TV's studios in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The show, formerly called Fox Sports World Report and Global SportsLink, aired nightly on Fox Soccer in the United States and EuroWorld Sport (Canada) at 10 p.m. Eastern Time (or after a live prime-time match), with numerous re-airs, usually at 1 a.m. Eastern. The show also aired on Fox Soccer Plus nightly at 11 p.m. Eastern Time.
With the shutdown of Fox Sports World in April 2012, Fox Soccer Report continued to be produced until August 16, 2012, when it was replaced by Fox Soccer News, a new soccer news program produced by Sportsnet out of Toronto, the following day.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
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.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.Jeremy St. Louis
Jeremy St. Louis (born October 22, 1971 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is an anchor/reporter/producer for beIN Sports. He is a former anchor for Fox Soccer Report on Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Sports World Canada.Mitch Peacock
Mitch Peacock is a Canadian sportscaster, currently serving as the radio play-by-play announcer and Director of Media for the Manitoba Moose of the American Hockey League.Prior to joining the Moose organization, he was a news anchor with CBC Winnipeg and a sideline reporter on Hockey Night In Canada. Peacock also worked a variety of roles for CBC covering soccer events including the 2010 FIFA World Cup and Toronto FC matches. He has also served as the anchor for the Fox Soccer Report on both Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Sports World Canada.National Geographic Channel (France)
National Geographic Channel is a French television channel that broadcasts documentaries and factual programmes produced by National Geographic Society in French. It was launched on 22 September 2001 and is available on Satellite, Cable television and IPTV.Soccer Central
Soccer Central is a soccer news program broadcast by the Canadian sports channel Sportsnet. The program was first introduced on August 17, 2012 as Fox Soccer News; at the time, the program was shared with the U.S. channel Fox Soccer as a replacement for the Fox Soccer Report (which was produced out of Winnipeg by the now-defunct Canadian channel Fox Sports World Canada in a similar arrangement).With the launch of Fox Sports 1, Fox Soccer News was replaced in the United States by the in-house Fox Soccer Daily on August 19, 2013. Consequently, Fox Soccer News was re-branded as Soccer Central (the original name of Sportsnet's soccer pre-game show, which had been renamed Soccer Central Matchday).
The show is aired as a half an hour show from Monday through Friday (Monday-Thursday known as Soccer Central and Friday known as The Soccer Central Roundtable) and an hour show (Soccer Central Weekend Review) on Sunday.Viajar
Viajar is a television channel from Spain specialising in travel and tourism themes. It is broadcast via the Canal+ satellite platform and by cable providers. It was acquired by Fox in October 2011.WTSN (TV channel)
WTSN was a Canadian English language category 1 television channel owned by CTV Specialty Television Inc. (CTV Specialty), a joint venture between Bell Globemedia (80%) and ESPN (20%). The channel broadcast sports programming featuring female athletes.
Marketed as "the world's first 24-hour sports network dedicated to celebrating the achievements of women in sports," the channel was a spin-off of its sister channel, TSN, Canada's first and at the time, largest national sports channel.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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