Fox Cable completes upfront


FOX NetworksAccording to Fox Cable Networks (FCN) Advertising Sales President Lou LaTorre, they have concluded this year’s upfront negotiations. Fox Cable Networks is a unit of Fox Networks Group (FNG) and includes 46 domestic programming services. Together these networks reach more than 550 million subscribing television homes. Fox Cable Networks distributes FX, National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo Mundo, FXM, FUEL TV, FSN and 22 regional cable sports networks, SPEED, SPEED2, FOX Soccer, FOX Soccer Plus, FOX College Sports, FOX Deportes, Utilisima, Baby TV, BTN (co-venture with the Big Ten Conference) and BTN2Go. In fall 2013, FNG is launching Fox Sports 1, a national, multi-sport network, and FXX, a new network aimed at young adult viewers. FNG also includes the Fox Broadcasting Company, Fox Digital Media, and Fox Sports Enterprises, which manages interests in sports franchises and statistical info provider STATS, LLC.

“Fox Cable Networks has once again demonstrated that its channels are some of the most desired brands in the ad supported space,” said LaTorre.   “We’re so proud that our advertising partners recognize the huge investment we’ve made to expand our family of networks, and continue to feel we’re worthy of their trust, investment and partnership.  As always, we will do everything we can to help them achieve their goals and look forward to a very successful year for all.”