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1211 Avenue of the Americas

New York, NY 10036

United States

Phone: 212-852-7000


li, Marathi and English. STAR India has acquired media rights for BCCI Domestic and International Cricket Series matches in India through 2018, International Cricket Council matches through 2023, the England and Wales Cricket Board matches through 2017, Cricket Australia matches through 2017, Federation International De Hockey through 2022, Wimbledon through 2022 and Bundesliga through 2020. In addition, STAR India has acquired digital rights for Indian Premier League through 2017. In 2014, STAR India acquired a 35% minority stake in Football Sports Development Limited, a joint venture with IMG-Reliance to launch the Indian Super League, a professional soccer league. In March 2015, STAR India, in association with its affiliate, acquired a 74% majority stake in Mashal Sports Private Limited in March 2015, for the operation of the Pro Kabaddi League. In 2015, STAR India, launched hotstar, its new mobile and online entertainment destination for television shows, movies and sports content, which achieved 20 million downloads in four months. In 2015, STAR India entered into an agreement to acquire the broadcast business of MAA Television Network Limited, an entity in India that broadcasts and operates Telugu language entertainment channels. The Middle East: The company has an approximate 19% interest in Rotana Holding FZ-LLC (Rotana), a diversified media company in the Middle East and North Africa. The company also has an approximate 39.2% interest in Moby Group Holdings Limited (MGH). MGH operates television, radio, production and other media businesses in Afghanistan and elsewhere in the Middle East and Central and South Asia. Competition FOX News: FOX News Channel’s primary competition comes from the cable networks CNN, HLN (CNN’s Headline News), and MSNBC. Fox Business Network’s primary competition comes from the cable networks CNBC and Bloomberg Television. Sports programming operations: On a national level, the primary competitors to Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports 2 and FSN are ESPN, ESPN2, NBC Sports Network, Golf Channel and league-owned networks such as NFL Network, NHL Network, NBA TV and MLB Network. Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports 2 and FSN also face competition online from Major League Baseball Advanced Media, Yahoo Sports, ESPN.com, NBCSports.com and CBSSports.com, among others. FX and FXX: FX and FXX face competition from basic cable and pay television programming services, such as USA Network (USA), TNT, Spike TV, Home Box Office, Inc. (HBO) and Showtime Networks (Showtime), as well as free-to-air broadcast networks and Internet subscription and rental services such as Netflix and Amazon, that provide programming that targets the same viewing audience as FX and FXX. National Geographic U.S. National Geographic Channel and Nat Geo Wild face competition for viewers and advertising from basic cable and broadcast television channels, such as Discovery Channel, History, Animal Planet, Travel Channel, Science, H2, American Heroes Channel, FYI and Tru TV. Television segment The company is engaged in the operation of broadcast television stations and the broadcasting of network programming in the United States. Fox Television Stations, LLC (Fox Television Stations) Fox Television Stations owns and operates 28 full power stations, including stations located in 9 designated market areas (DMAs). Fox Television Stations owns and operates duopolies in 11 DMAs, including the New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. Of the 28 full power stations, 17 stations are affiliates of FOX (FOX Affiliates). FOX Broadcasting Company (FOX) FOX has 207 FOX Affiliates, including 17 stations owned and operated by the company, which reach approximately 99% of all U.S. television households. In general, each week FOX regularly delivers to its affiliates 15 hours of prime-time programming and 60 minutes of late-night programming on Saturday. FOX’s prime-time entertainment programming features such series as New Girl, Empire, Last Man on Earth, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and The Simpsons; unscripted series, such as American Idol, Hell’s Kitchen and So You Think You Can Dance; event series such as Wayward Pines; and various sp


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