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Fox Entertainment Group

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Type  Division
Founder  William Fox
Industry  Film, television
Number of employees  12,100
Fox Entertainment Group wwwscripophilycomwebcartvigsfoxentertainmentv
Products  Motion pictures, television programs
Revenue  $13.28 billion USD (2012)
Operating income  $3.3 billion USD (2012)
Net income  $4.98 billion USD (2012)
Headquarters  Los Angeles, California, United States
Founded  1985, Los Angeles, California, United States
Subsidiaries  Fox News, 20th Century Fox, Fox Networks Group
Parent organizations  21st Century Fox, News Corporation

Fox entertainment group

The Fox Entertainment Group is an American entertainment company that operates through four segments, mainly filmed entertainment, television stations, television broadcast networks, and cable network programming. The company is wholly owned and controlled by the American media conglomerate 21st Century Fox, which is owned and chaired by Rupert Murdoch, since the company acquired all the stock of Fox. The transaction was completed on March 12, 2005. The division was part of the renamed 21st Century Fox after it had spun off its publishing divisions into the newly formed "New" News Corporation in 2013 as part of a corporate re-organization.


It is named after William Fox, born Wilhelm Fuchs, who created the original Fox Film Corporation. Jim Gianopulos is currently the chairman of Fox Entertainment Group, a position he shared with Tom Rothman until 2012.


Fox Entertainment Group was formed in the 1990s after the purchase of the Metromedia-owned independent stations by the 20th Century Fox film studio, at the time jointly owned by Australian media mogul Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation, and Denver billionaire Marvin Davis. These stations would later become the foundation of the Fox television network (launched in October 1986), which would become the foundation of the company (named after the TV network) itself. Not long after the Metromedia deal was made, Murdoch purchased Davis's shares and News Corp assumed full control of the film studio, which was then placed within Fox Entertainment Group.

In 1995, Saban entered into a joint venture with the Fox children's television network to form Fox Kids Worldwide, which was best known for the first ten Power Rangers series. In 1997 it was renamed Fox Family Worldwide. On July 23, 2001, it was announced that Fox Family Worldwide (now ABC Family Worldwide Inc.) would be sold to Disney from News Corporation and businessperson Haim Saban. On October 24, 2001, the sale was completed.

In September 2013, Fox Networks Group divided FX into two channels, with the new channel FXX leaning toward comedy shows and targeting younger viewers.

Motion picture

  • 20th Century Fox Film Corporation
  • Fox 2000 Pictures
  • Fox International Productions
  • Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • 20th Century Fox Animation
  • Blue Sky Studios
  • Fox Studios Australia
  • 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
  • Fox Star Studios
  • Television production and distribution

  • 20th Century Fox Television
  • Fox 21 Television Studios (television studio unit)
  • Fox Television Animation (animation studio unit)
  • Fox World (former reality television unit)
  • 20th Television (syndication unit) (20th Century Fox International Television, global distribution unit)
  • Foxstar Productions (TV movie and documentary unit)
  • FNM Films
  • Fox Lab
  • FXP (formerly FX Productions)
  • Zero Day Fox
  • Television stations

  • Fox Television Stations
  • Television broadcast network

  • Fox Broadcasting Company
  • Movies!
  • Broadcast syndication service

  • MyNetworkTV
  • Fox Networks Group

    FX Networks
  • FX
  • FXX
  • FX Movie Channel
  • Fox News Group
  • Fox News Channel
  • Fox Business Network
  • National Geographic
  • National Geographic Channel (with the National Geographic Society)
  • Nat Geo Mundo (with the National Geographic Society)
  • Nat Geo Wild (with the National Geographic Society)
  • Fox Sports Media Group

  • Big Ten Network (51%, with the Big Ten Conference)
  • Fox College Sports
  • Fox Soccer Plus
  • Fox Sports 1
  • Fox Sports 2
  • Fox Sports Networks (some affiliates owned by Cablevision and DirecTV Sports Networks)
  • Fox Latin America

  • Fox (1993–present)
  • FX (2005–present)
  • Utilisima (2006-2013)
  • Fox Sports (1996–present)
  • Fox Life (2005–present)
  • National Geographic Channel (2000–present)
  • International

  • Fox Networks Group (Formerly Fox International Channels)
  • Others

  • FoxNext (Video game and theme park development)
  • References

    Fox Entertainment Group Wikipedia