Paul Cheesbrough is a British Media Executive and is Chief Technology Officer of Rupert Murdoch's Fox Corporation. He has responsibility for all the Technology in the company and also focussed on the separation of News Corporation into two separate businesses in 2013 and works for Robert Thomson after initially working directly for Murdoch.
Cheesbrough started his career at IBM before moving to the BBC's commercial operation, BBC Worldwide. He then spent four years at the BBC as Digital Media Controller. He is widely credited for the driving corporation's digital education portfolio and the transition to digital.
In 2007, Cheesbrough joined the British newspaper, The Daily Telegraph as Chief Information Officer. He remained in that role for three years transforming the company's digital portfolio before joining News International in 2010.FoxSports.com
FoxSports.com is a sports news website operated by the Fox Sports division of Fox Sports Media Group. The website primarily features streaming video content surrounding sports-related topics, including segments and features from the division's studio programming.Fox Corporation
The Fox Corporation (abbreviated Fox Corp. and informally "New Fox") is an American television broadcasting company headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. It was formed from the 2019 acquisition of 21st Century Fox (itself formed from the 2013 split of News Corporation) by the Walt Disney Company. Fox Corp. was spun off from 21st Century Fox and its stock began trading on March 19, 2019. It is owned by the Murdoch family via a family trust with 39% interest; Rupert Murdoch is co-executive chairman, while his son Lachlan Murdoch is chairman and CEO.
Fox Corp. deals primarily in the television broadcast, news, and sports broadcasting industries by way of the remaining 21st Century Fox assets that were not acquired by Disney. They include the Fox Broadcasting Company, Fox Television Stations, Fox News, the Fox Business Network, the national operations of Fox Sports, and others. Its sister company under Murdoch's control, the present-day News Corp, holds his print interests and other media assets in Australia.Fox Deportes
Fox Deportes (formerly Fox Sports en Español) is an American pay television network dedicated to broadcasting sports-related programming in Spanish, aimed at the Hispanic population in the United States. Launched in 1996, Fox Deportes, a division of Fox Sports, is the first and longest-running Spanish-language sports network in the country.
Fox Deportes features a diversified programming, including NFL pre and post-season games, MLB regular-season, All-Star Game, Divisional Series, National League Championship Series and World Series, the USGA's U.S. Open, NASCAR, Premier Boxing Champions, college football and soccer competitions including Liga MX, MLS, and Bundesliga.
The channel first launched as Fox Sports Americas in 1996, before transitioning to Fox Sports World en Español in 1997. In 2002, the network was relaunched as Fox Sports en Español before becoming Fox Deportes in 2010.As of February 2015, approximately 21,831,000 American households (18.8% of households with television) received Fox Deportes.Fox Nation
Fox Nation is a streaming service featuring programming separate from Fox News Channel. It began as an opinion website operated by the Fox News Channel on March 30, 2009.
On February 20, 2018, it was announced that Fox Nation would transition into a streaming service that will feature alternative programming separate from the Fox News Channel.According to John Finley, Fox News’ Senior Vice President of Development, “Our short-form daily programming will showcase powerful commentary from our signature roster of talent. Each program will provide distinctive viewpoints, whether it be focused on news of the day or topical, in-depth discussions and we are looking forward to debuting this new platform to the most loyal fans in television.”
According to Fox News, the opinion website “will be a forum for Americans to speak out on important and controversial issues, and to act on their beliefs and values—while always upholding the traditional American ideals of free speech, fair play, and tolerance... at Fox Nation, the American people will be the stars."The site features news articles, video clips, and links to editorial blogs by noted conservative political commentators as well as liberal political commentators, like Susan Estrich. In keeping with the site's premise, viewers are invited to post comments about the various topics featured on Fox Nation, which Fox News described as "a new community where all Americans are encouraged to share, discuss, and debate."In November 2010, the Fox Nation website presented The Onion article "Frustrated Obama Sends Nation Rambling 75,000-Word E-Mail" as a genuine report.Fox News Radio
Fox News Radio is an American radio network owned by Fox News.Fox Soccer Plus
Fox Soccer Plus (formerly Setanta Sports) is an American sports channel dedicated to soccer and rugby. Launched in 2005 by the Irish sports broadcaster Setanta Sports to offer live and tape-delayed mainstream sports events in the United States and Caribbean, it was rebranded on March 1, 2010 as a spin-off of the now-defunct Fox Soccer after its owner News Corporation acquired the channel and its coverage rights from Setanta in January 2010.Despite the September 2013 replacement of Fox Soccer with FXX, Fox Soccer Plus remains operational, although in recent years, the channel has lost many of its key events that had carried over from Fox Soccer Channel.Fox Sports 2
Fox Sports 2 (FS2) is an American sports-oriented pay television channel that is owned by the Fox Sports Media Group, a unit of Fox Corporation. The channel is based at the Fox Sports division's headquarters in the Westwood section of Los Angeles, California.
The network was founded as Fuel TV on July 1, 2003, focusing on the culture of extreme sports, including skateboarding, snowboarding, wakeboarding, motocross, surfing, BMX and FMX. The network's prominence expanded further with the introduction of UFC mixed martial arts programming to its lineup in 2012 as part of a wider deal with Fox Sports. On August 17, 2013, Fuel TV was rebranded as Fox Sports 2, refocusing primarily as an overflow channel for the newly launched mainstream sports network Fox Sports 1. The relaunch of Fuel TV as FS1's sister network received little advanced promotion.As of January 2016, approximately 50,836,000 households (43.674 percent of households with TV) receive Fox Sports 2.Fox Sports Digital Media
Fox Sports Digital Media, formerly known as News Corp. Digital Media and Fox Interactive Media, is a subsidiary of Fox Sports Media Group which operates Fox Sports' online properties in the United States.
When known as Fox Interactive Media, it was formed to oversee News Corporation's new media acquisitions, including IGN, Myspace and Photobucket. However, the group would later divest most of its properties; in 2006, Demand Media, a company run by Richard Rosenblatt, former CEO of Intermix Media and chairman of Myspace, purchased back all of the non-MySpace assets Intermix had sold to News Corporation. In December 2009, Fox sold Photobucket to the startup digital photography company Ontela. In October 2010, the Fox Audience Network was sold to ad technology firm Rubicon Project.Fox Interactive Media also operated the websites of Fox's television stations. As part of a joint venture with LIN Media in 2008, Fox Interactive Media also began offering the Digital Publishing Platform (DPP), an enterprise content management system and hosting platform primarily intended for local station websites. The DPP products were later spun off as the independent company EndPlay, which Fox and LIN still hold equity interests in. Fox would begin outsourcing their television station websites to competing provider Worldnow in 2012.In June 2011, Specific Media and pop singer Justin Timberlake bought Myspace for $35 million, which CNN reported noted was "far less than the $580 million News Corp. paid for Myspace in 2005." Murdoch went on to call the Myspace purchase a "huge mistake". In February 2013, IGN Entertainment was sold to Ziff Davis Media.As its only remaining properties relate to Fox Sports, the company was renamed Fox Sports Digital Media in mid-2013.
In 2014, Fox Sports Digital Media and Sporting News Media entered into a partnership to create content, combine sales offerings and add to theirrespective ad networks.In 2015, the company purchased assets in the sports start-up Straightcast Media.Fox Sports Racing
Fox Sports Racing (formerly Speed) is a motorsports-oriented cable network owned by the Fox Sports division of Fox Corporation. The network launched on August 17, 2013 as a continuation of the former cable network Speed for North American markets outside the United States, including Canada and the Caribbean.
The network primarily simulcasts racing events from Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports 2, which would be otherwise unavailable to international markets, with the remainder of its schedule filled with reruns of Speed's previous reality series. The network retained the previous Speed branding until February 20, 2015.Fox Television Stations
Fox Television Stations, LLC (FTS; alternately Fox Television Stations Group, LLC), is a group of television stations located within the United States which are owned-and-operated by the Fox Broadcasting Company, a subsidiary of the Fox Corporation.
FTS produced the first 25 seasons of Fox's program COPS (through Fox Television Stations Productions), until it moved to Spike (now Paramount Network) in the 2013-14 season. It also oversees the MyNetworkTV service and has a half-interest in the Movies! digital subchannel network, which is shared with Weigel Broadcasting.KRIV (TV)
KRIV, virtual and UHF digital channel 26, is a Fox owned-and-operated television station licensed to Houston, Texas, United States. The station is owned by the Fox Television Stations subsidiary of Fox Corporation, as part of a duopoly with MyNetworkTV owned-and-operated station KTXH (channel 20). The two stations share studios on Southwest Freeway in Houston (between the Uptown and Greenway Plaza districts); KRIV's transmitter is located near Missouri City, Texas, in unincorporated northeastern Fort Bend County.KTXH
KTXH, virtual channel 20 (UHF digital channel 19), branded on-air as My 20 Vision, is a MyNetworkTV owned-and-operated television station licensed to Houston, Texas, United States. The station is owned by the Fox Television Stations subsidiary of Fox Corporation, as part of a duopoly with Fox owned-and-operated station KRIV (channel 26). The two stations share studios on Southwest Freeway in Houston (between the Uptown and Greenway Plaza districts); KTXH's transmitter is located near Missouri City in northeastern Fort Bend County.KUTP
KUTP, virtual channel 45 (UHF digital channel 26), branded on-air as Fox 10 Xtra, is a MyNetworkTV owned-and-operated television station licensed to Phoenix, Arizona, United States. The station is owned by the Fox Television Stations subsidiary of Fox Corporation, as part of a duopoly with Fox owned-and-operated station KSAZ-TV (channel 10). The two stations share studios on West Adams Street in the west end of Downtown Phoenix's Copper Square district; KUTP's transmitter is located atop South Mountain on the city's south side. KUTP's signal is relayed across northern Arizona through a small network of six translators. The station is also carried on channel 9 on Cox Communications and most other Phoenix area cable systems.Movies!
Movies! is an American free-to-air television network that is owned as a joint venture between Weigel Broadcasting and the Fox Television Stations subsidiary of Fox Corporation. The network's programming emphasizes feature films. The network's programming and advertising operations are based in Weigel Broadcasting's headquarters on North Halsted Street in Chicago, Illinois.
It is available in several markets through digital subchannel affiliations with free-to-air television stations, as well as through carriage on pay television providers through a local affiliate of the network. Movies! provides programming 24 hours a day and broadcasts in the 16:9 widescreen picture format, available in either standard definition or high definition depending on the station's preference.
The network competes with two similarly formatted broadcast networks: This TV (originally operated by Weigel in a joint venture with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, until the former's operational stake was taken over by Tribune Broadcasting on November 1, 2013) and GetTV (owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment); feature films compose the primary source and children's programming the ancillary source of programming on both networks, though This TV also broadcasts classic television series. However unlike This TV and GetTV, Movies! does not edit the films aired to make room for more commercials. A notation in the Movies! title card stating no film alterations is aired at the beginning of every film broadcast.News Corp (2013–present)
News Corporation (officially referred to and trading as News Corp) is an American mass media and publishing company, formed as a spin-off of the original News Corporation (as founded by Rupert Murdoch in 1980) focusing on newspapers and publishing.
It is one of two companies which succeeded the former News Corporation, alongside 21st Century Fox—which consisted of the old News Corporation's broadcasting and media properties, such as Fox Entertainment Group. The spin-out was structured so that 21st Century Fox would be the legal successor and continuation of the old News Corporation, with the new News Corp being an entirely new company formed by a stock split. Following the acquisition of 21st Century Fox's motion picture, television and cable assets by the Walt Disney Company on March 20, 2019, Fox Corporation, which is the News Corp's sister company and the successor of former 21st Century Fox that focused on American broadcasting, news and sports businesses, also owned and controlled by the Murdoch family.
Its notable assets include Dow Jones & Company (publisher of The Wall Street Journal), News UK (publisher of The Sun and The Times), News Corp Australia, Realtor.com as well as book publisher HarperCollins.WDCA
WDCA, virtual channel 20 (UHF digital channel 36), branded on-air as Fox 5 Plus, is a MyNetworkTV owned-and-operated television station licensed to the American capital city of Washington, District of Columbia. The station is owned by the Fox Television Stations subsidiary of Fox Corporation, as part of a duopoly with Fox owned-and-operated station WTTG (channel 5). The two stations share studios, offices and transmitter facilities on Wisconsin Avenue in the Friendship Heights neighborhood in the northwest quadrant of Washington.On cable, WDCA is available on channel 20 on most systems in the market.WFTC
WFTC, virtual channel 9 (UHF digital channel 29), is a MyNetworkTV owned-and-operated television station licensed to Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States and serving the Twin Cities television market. The station is owned by the Fox Television Stations subsidiary of Fox Corporation, as part of a duopoly with Fox owned-and-operated station KMSP-TV (channel 9). The two stations share studios on Viking Drive in Eden Prairie, and a transmission tower in Shoreview.
WFTC rebroadcasts its signal on full-power satellite station KFTC (virtual and UHF digital channel 26) in Bemidji (with transmitter near Lake Bemidji State Park) and several low-power stations across Minnesota.WOGX
WOGX, virtual channel 51 (UHF digital channel 31), is a Fox owned-and-operated television station serving Gainesville, Florida, United States that is licensed to Ocala. The station is owned by the Fox Television Stations subsidiary of Fox Corporation, and although identifying as a separate station in its own right, WOGX is actually considered a semi-satellite of WOFL (channel 35) in Orlando. As such, it clears all network programming as provided through its parent station but airs a separate offering of syndicated programming, albeit with separate local commercials and legal station identifications. Gainesville is by far the smallest designated market area in the U.S. with a "Big Four" network O&O.
WOGX maintains an advertising sales office in Gainesville, and its transmitter is located in unincorporated Marion County, between Williston and Fairfield. Master control and most internal operations of WOGX originate from the studios of WOFL and MyNetworkTV O&O WRBW (channel 65) in Lake Mary. On cable, WOGX can be seen on Cox channel 13 in Gainesville and Altitude Communications channel 13 in High Springs. There is a high definition feed offered on Cox digital channel 1013 in Gainesville.
The Gainesville television market is located between several other Florida media markets. As a result, the Cox and Charter Spectrum systems in Marion County (part of the Orlando market) do not carry WOGX but opt instead for WOFL, despite Ocala being WOGX's city of license. In addition, the Comcast Xfinity system in Marion County carries WOFL's HD signal on its digital tier in lieu of one from WOGX.WRBW
WRBW, virtual channel 65 (UHF digital channel 41), is a MyNetworkTV owned-and-operated television station licensed to Orlando, Florida, United States. The station is owned by the Fox Television Stations subsidiary of Fox Corporation, as part of a duopoly with Fox owned-and-operated station WOFL (channel 35). The two stations share studios on Skyline Drive in Lake Mary; WRBW's transmitter is located in Christmas, Florida.
On cable, the station is available on channel 6 on Charter Spectrum (CBS affiliate WKMG-TV, which broadcasts over-the-air on virtual channel 6, is carried on Spectrum channel 5), channel 15 on Comcast Xfinity, and channel 5 on CenturyLink Prism.