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Walton Goggins Joins FNG’s ‘Deep State’ For Season 2

Fox Networks Group Europe & Africa has found the new lead for Deep State. Former The Shield and Justified star Walton Goggins has signed on for a starring role in the second season of the spy drama. In addition to starring, he will also serve as an executive producer. Goggins will play Nathan Miller, a former CIA operative who now works in the private sector as a “Michael Clayton like” fixer for the deep state. He succeeds Mark Strong, who played Max Easton, and exited the show at the end of season one.

‘Deep State’ Gets Early Second Season Renewal

Fox Networks Group Europe & Africa has renewed their first regional scripted commission, espionage thriller Deep State, for a second season. The early renewal comes mere hours before the show's first season is set to launch on FOX UK and after FNG has secured a slew of international sales for the show. They will also be showcasing Deep State to international buyers at MIPTV next week.

Toby Etheridge Exits FOX UK, MD Jeff Ford To Retire

There are big changes afoot at Fox Networks Group UK. Long-time Head of Programming and Scheduling Toby Etheridge, who has been in post since 2010, is exiting the company. He will be replaced Shoshana Wilson, who is currently serving as Director of Global Acquisitions in the regional European Team. Additionally, Jeff Ford, who joined FOX UK as Managing Director in 2015, has announced plans to retire after a career in the industry that has spanned four decades.

Prentiss Fraser Upped To MD, Content Distribution At Fox Networks Group

prentiss-fraserFox Networks Group (FNG) has promoted Prentiss Fraser to the position of Managing Director of Content Distribution. In the new role, Fraser will oversee the FNG Content Distribution Division which has in-territory sales teams and centrally based sales servicing departments in over 16 offices around the world.

It’s Official: FOX UK Acquires Marvel Drama ‘Legion’

New Fox UK Logo 2015FOX UK has officially taken the exclusive first run UK broadcast rights to Marvel's upcoming X-Men adjacent series Legion, which was picked up at cable network FX earlier this month with an 8 episode series order.

FX Picks Up Marvel Drama ‘Legion’ To Series, Fox Networks Group Circling For Global Rollout

FX LogoFX is officIally getting in on the comic-book craze. The cable network has picked up their Marvel pilot Legion, set in the world of the X-Men, to series with an eight episode order. Additionally, TVWise has exclusively learned that Fox Networks Group is circling the project and will serve as the global broadcaster for Legion in more than 120 territories, including the UK.

Fox International Channels Promotes Jeff Ford To SVP, Content Development For Europe & Africa

Jeff FordFox 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.