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| October 2, 2015 – 1:48 pm | No Comments Fox International Channels is handing Jeff Ford and expanded role. The former TV3 and Channel 5 executive, who has been serving as Managing Director of Fox International Channels UK for the better part of six months, has been promoted to the position of Senior Vice-President of Content Development for Europe & Africa, TVWise has learned. | September 3, 2015 – 6:48 pm | 1 Comment Fox International Channels UK are gearing up to launch a new Freeview channel. The company, who operate such channel brands as FOX UK and National Geographic here in the UK, has announced plans to launch free-to-air entertainment channel YourTV. The channel will be available on a range of platforms and will launch on Thursday October 1st at 1pm. | July 2, 2015 – 5:13 pm | No Comments Atticus Ross is boarding Outcast. The award winning composer has signed on to score The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman’s new drama series, which is set to premiere on HBO’s sister network Cinemax in 2016. The series will also get a day-and-date release across Fox International Channels’ FOX branded channels in more than 120 countries, including the UK. | February 12, 2015 – 8:31 pm | No Comments Cinemax is moving forward with Outcast. The network has picked up the project, which is based on the comic books series of the same name by The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman and Paul Azaceta, to series with a 10 episode order, TVWise has learned. | February 5, 2015 – 10:24 am | No Comments Former Channel 5 executive Jeff Ford is exiting his post as Director of Content for Irish broadcaster TV3 to take up a key role at Fox International Channels UK – the local arm of 21st Century Fox’s international channels business, which owns and operates such brands as FOX and National Geographic here in the UK. | December 9, 2014 – 3:36 pm | No Comments M. Night Shyamalan’s 10 episode event series ‘Wayward Pines’ will premiere on Fox in the United States on Thursday May 14th at 9/8c, followed by a day and date debut on Fox International Channels’ in more than 125 countries (including the UK), Fox Broadcasting Company and Fox International Channels announced today. | November 6, 2014 – 1:07 pm | No Comments Patrick Fugit (Gone Girl), Gabriel Bateman (Stalker) and Philip Glenister (From There To Here) are set to star in Outcast, Cinemax’s exorcism drama pilot from The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman. | July 25, 2014 – 9:20 pm | No Comments FOX UK has announced that they will debut the fifth season of The Walking Dead less than 24 hours behind the US premiere, which AMC just confirmed would take place on Sunday October 12th at 9/8c.