Fox And Comcast In Long-Term Distribution Deal For Fox Channels

Jill Goldsmith

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Fox and Comcast Wednesday announced a long-term renewal of their distribution agreement for Fox’s full portfolio of channels, including retransmission consent for the Fox Television Stations to Xfinity customers.

The renewal covers distribution of the Fox Television Stations, Fox News Channel, Fox Business, FS1, FS2, BTN, and Fox Deportes.  In addition, the agreement includes video-on-demand and TV Everywhere rights for those networks, enabling Xfinity cuoxstomers to watch a wide array of Fox programming, live and on-demand, through the Xfinity Stream, Fox Now, Fox Sports and Fox News apps with state-of-the-art dynamic advertising.

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“We are pleased to extend our longstanding and productive partnership with Comcast so that millions of Xfinity customers will continue to enjoy Fox’s leading sports, entertainment and news programming for years to come.” said Michael Biard, President of Operations and Distribution for Fox.

Rebecca Heap, Senior Vice President of Video and Entertainment for Comcast Cable, the nation’s largest provider, said, “We are pleased to have reached this multi-year agreement with Fox to continue to deliver its array of content across our platforms for Xfinity TV customers.”

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