December 06, 2016 1:29 AM ET


Company Overview of Fox Sports Networks, Inc.

Company Overview

Fox Sports Networks, Inc. owns and operates programming services featuring predominantly sports and sports related programming, as well as national general entertainment programming services. It focuses on live professional and collegiate home team sports events, as well as provides cable programming services. Fox Sports Networks, Inc. also owns and operates FX, an entertainment network. The company was formerly known as Fox Sports Networks, LLC and changed its name to Fox Sports Networks, Inc. in July 1999. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Los Angeles, California. Fox Sports Networks, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Fox Entertainment Group, Inc.

10000 Santa Monica Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90067

United States

Founded in 1996



Key Executives for Fox Sports Networks, Inc.

Chairman of Fox Networks Group and Chief Executive Officer of Fox Networks Group
President of Fox National Cable Sports Networks
President of Fox Sports Inc
Senior Vice President of Air Planning and Promotions of Fox Sports Television Group
Executive Vice President, Content Integration & Presentation
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Fox Sports Networks, Inc. Key Developments

Fox Sports Networks, Inc. Presents at Ninth Annual Global Financial Leadership Conference, Nov-14-2016

Fox Sports Networks, Inc. Presents at Ninth Annual Global Financial Leadership Conference, Nov-14-2016 . Venue: Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort, Naples, Florida, United States. Speakers: Erin Andrews, Sportscaster and Reporter.

Fox Sports and NextVR Sign Deal for Virtual Reality Sports Coverage

NextVR and Fox Sports signed a five-year deal that will see virtual reality coverage of Fox-carried sports events. The two have tested such programming in HD virtual reality coverage of the Premier Boxing Championships and the Auto Club 400 NASCAR race and have a planned test of Sunday's Daytona 500. The two said future announcements of virtual reality programming on Fox Sports will be forthcoming and available on the NextVR portal, which will have a dedicated Fox Sports section.

Craig James Sues Fox Sports over Firing

Craig James filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against Fox Sports that contends he was fired because he had expressed opposition to gay marriage during a failed run for the U.S. Senate. The former running back for Southern Methodist University and the New England Patriots is seeking at least $100,000 in damages. Fox hired him in August 2013 - months after he lost the Texas Senate primary to Ted Cruz - only to fire him days later. James filed his suit in Dallas County, where he is seeking a jury trial to hear claims against the network that include breach of contract and violations of state law. Fox Sports did not immediately respond to an email seeking comment on the lawsuit, and a Dallas attorney for the network did not immediately return a call for comment.

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