Bloomberg the Company & Products

Bloomberg Anywhere Login

Bloomberg

Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

Company

Financial Products

Enterprise Products

Media

Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000

Communications

Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us


May 06, 2015 11:09 AM ET

Media

Company Overview of FOX Broadcasting Company, Inc.

Company Overview

FOX Broadcasting Company, Inc. offers programming services for television studios and production companies. The company offers prime-time, late-night, and sports programming services. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in Los Angeles, California. FOX Broadcasting Company, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.

10201 West Pico Boulevard

Building 100, 3220

Los Angeles, CA 90035

United States

Founded in 1986

Phone:

310-369-7069

Fax:

310-969-5660

Key Executives for FOX Broadcasting Company, Inc.

Co-Founder
Age: 83
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 57
President of Digital
Executive Vice President of Marketing Communications
Senior Vice President of Publicity and Corporate Communications
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

FOX Broadcasting Company, Inc. Key Developments

DISH Network Wins a Favorable Ruling from a California Federal Court Against Fox Broadcasting in a Case over Slingbox, Autohop and Other Hopper Features

DISH Network Corp. won a favorable ruling from a California federal court against Fox Broadcasting Co. in a case over the company's Slingbox, AutoHop and other Hopper features. The U.S. District Court in the Central District of California on Jan. 20 released its ruling upholding the rights of consumers under U.S. copyright law to use Slingbox technology and the AutoHop, PrimeTime Anytime and Transfers features of DISH's Hopper Whole-Home HD DVR. However, the court also ruled in favor of 21st Century Fox Inc.'s FOX in several allegations of breach of contract. The ruling came out after DISH and FOX asked the court on Jan. 15 to put their lawsuit on hold. The companies' current retransmission consent agreement is set to expire on Oct. 29; DISH had settled allegations similar to those made by FOX with Walt Disney Co.'s ABC and CBS Corp. when their respective retransmission consent agreements came up for renewal.

Judge Favors DISH in Tentative Ruling over AutoHop Spat with Fox

U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee tentatively sided with DISH Network Corp. in its dispute with Fox Broadcasting Co. over the AutoHop feature that lets users skip commercials. At an October 17, 2014 hearing, Gee reportedly said the AutoHop service does not infringe Fox Broadcasting's copyrights and is fair use as per the U.S. Supreme Court's 1984 decision in Sony Corp.'s Betamax case. However, the judge declined to give a final ruling on the two companies' request to resolve Fox's copyright infringement and breach-of-contract claims ahead of a trial scheduled in January 2015. Fox alleges that DISH's PrimeTime Anytime, the AutoHop ad-skipping feature and Sling place-shifting technology infringe their copyrights and breach their retransmission consent agreements.

Similar Private Companies By Industry

Company Name Region
Audio Expo North America, LLC United States
TargetClick Powered by Mudd Advertising United States
Patch Media Corporation United States
Peter Imlay Associates, LLC United States
PoliticalNewsToday.com United States

Recent Private Companies Transactions

Type
Date
Target
No transactions available in the past 12 months.
 

Stock Quotes

Market data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

Company Lookup

Most Searched Private Companies

Company Name Geographic Region
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law United States
Bertelsmann AG Europe
NYC2012, Inc. United States
Rush University United States
Citizens Budget Commission United States

Sponsored Financial Commentaries

Sponsored Links

Report Data Issue

To contact FOX Broadcasting Company, Inc., please visit www.fox.com. Company data is provided by Capital IQ. Please use this form to report any data issues.

Please enter your information in the following field(s):
Update Needed*

All data changes require verification from public sources. Please include the correct value or values and a source where we can verify.

Your requested update has been submitted

Our data partners will research the update request and update the information on this page if necessary. Research and follow-up could take several weeks. If you have questions, you can contact them at bwwebmaster@businessweek.com.