or


[11/11/13 - 03:02 PM]
FX Networks Continues Its Run on Top Box Office Hits of 2013
Gravity, Captain Phillips and Thor: The Dark World are among the cable channel's latest acquisitions.

[via press release from FX]

FX NETWORKS CONTINUES ITS RUN ON TOP BOX OFFICE HITS OF 2013

New Acquisitions Include Gravity, Captain Phillips And This Weekend's Box Office Juggernaut Thor: The Dark World

LOS ANGELES, November 11, 2013 - FX Networks continues to throw down the hammer on acquiring top theatrical films, most recently claiming the commercial television premiere rights to Thor: The Dark World - the #1 grossing film at the box office this weekend, raking in $86 million. Thor: The Dark World, part of the successful output deal between FX Networks and Marvel, will be available to the FX suite of channels beginning in 2015.

FX Networks has dominated the fall season, locking in an impressive and diverse roster that includes the critically acclaimed Gravity and Captain Phillips, and the hit films Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, and Prisoners.

Continuing its banner year, FX has acquired eight of the Top Ten biggest box-office hits and roughly two thirds of the Top 30 films in 2013. In addition, films acquired by FX Networks have finished #1 at the box office in 30 of 45 weeks in 2013.

The Top Ten grossing films of 2013 acquired by FX Networks includes Iron Man 3, which stands #1 (with over $400 million dollars to date), Despicable Me 2, Man of Steel, Fast and Furious 6, Star Trek Into Darkness, World War Z, Gravity, and The Croods.

In addition to Thor: The Dark World, FX's other major title acquisitions to have claimed the top spot at the box office this year, and to have grossed over $100 million, include The Heat, Identity Thief, Grown Ups 2, The Wolverine, The Hangover Part III, Pacific Rim, and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2.

FX Networks has the largest library of acquired theatrical films and the most commercial television premieres of any television service. FX Networks' suite of channels - FX, FXX and FXM - features movies across all genres in primetime and all dayparts.

About FX Networks

FX Networks, a business unit of 21 Century Fox, is comprised of FX, FXM, and its newest channel, FXX, which launches on September 2, 2013. Launched in June of 1994, FX is the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel, which is carried in more than 97 million homes. Its diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas, including Sons of Anarchy, Justified, The Americans, and critically acclaimed new drama The Bridge; the miniseries American Horror Story; and the acclaimed hit comedy series Louie, Archer and . Its library of acquired box-office hit movies is unmatched by any commercial television network. FX's roster of acquired hit series includes Two and a Half Men, Anger Management and, coming in 2014, Mike & Molly. Launched in September of 2013 and is carried in more than 72 million homes FXX features original series, movies, and acquired series. The channel is anchored by the acclaimed hit comedies It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The League, Legit, and Wilfred the critically acclaimed latenight strip, Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. FXM was launched in October of 1994 and is now carried in more than 49 million homes. Its schedule features classic films during the day, and contemporary box office hits and acclaimed, award-winning films in the evening, as well as short-form award-winning original programming. Over the next several years, FX, FXX and FXM will undergo an ambitious programming expansion, with the three networks combining to deliver more than 25 original scripted series.





  [november 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)











[08/30/14 - 09:09 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Split the Demo Crown
CBS then remains the most-watched network last night.

[08/29/14 - 09:03 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another "Big Brother" Victory
CBS leads the night once again among adults 18-49 and total viewers.

[08/29/14 - 08:10 AM]
Cast of FOX Sports 1's All-Female "The Ultimate Fighter(R)" Overcame Childhood Tragedies to Help Troubled Youth
The franchise's latest installment premieres Wednesday, September 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/29/14 - 07:35 AM]
BBC America's "Intruders" Pulls 1.223 Million Viewers
BBC America further spins the numbers for Saturday, August 23.

[08/29/14 - 07:07 AM]
HBO Confirms Nov. 2 and 3 Debut for Miniseries "Olive Kitteridge"
Frances McDormand, Richard Jenkins, Bill Murray, John Gallagher, Jr., Peter Mullan, Rosemarie DeWitt and Zoe Kazan star in the project.

[08/29/14 - 06:41 AM]
FOX Sports 1 to Air Tony Stewart/Mike Helton Press Conferences Live
Coverage of the press conferences is also available through FOX Sports GO, the app that delivers streaming video of FOX Sports content.

[08/28/14 - 10:27 PM]
"Party Down South" Returns for Season 3 - Announced on the Reunion Special
Look for the new season in Winter 2015 on the cable channel.

[08/28/14 - 05:31 PM]
"Jay Leno's Garage: The Ultimate Car Week" Premieres Sunday, August 31 at 10PM ET/PT on CNBC
Based on his Emmy-winning web series "Jay Leno's Garage," this special takes viewers into the heart of Monterey Week, America's ultimate automotive event.

[08/28/14 - 02:21 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Enters Its 27th Season in National Syndication September 1, 2014
The show finished the 2013-14 season as the No. 2 syndicated talker in Households, posting an 8% gain over the prior year, and its highest Household rating in 6 years.

[08/28/14 - 01:40 PM]
Lori Loughlin Stars in "Garage Sale Mystery: All That Glitters," A Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original World Premiere October 26
Steve Bacic, Sarah Strange and Brendan Meyer also star in the second installment of the "Garage Sale Mystery" movie series.

[08/28/14 - 12:12 PM]
HGTV's Newest Series "Sold on the Spot" Taps Into the Ultimate Buying and Selling Fantasy
In his new series, Josh teams up with house hunters to knock on every door in their ideal location and convince one homeowner to sell their house within 24 hours.

[08/28/14 - 12:08 PM]
FXX Paints Labor Day Weekend Yellow - Five Days Left in Record 12-Day "The Simpsons" Marathon Ends Monday, September 1 at Midnight ET
Following the conclusion of the 12-day marathon on Monday night, "The Simpsons" moves to its regular weekly schedule beginning on Tuesday, September 2.

[08/28/14 - 12:03 PM]
Emmy and Tony Award-Winning Actor David Hyde Pierce Joins "The Good Wife" in Recurring Role for Season Six
The role will mark Pierce's first appearance in a television series since "Frasier" ended its run in 2004.

[08/28/14 - 11:40 AM]
HBO's Banksy Does New York a User-Generated Chronicle of the Street Artist's One-Month Residency in New York City, To Debut Nov. 17
"From the moment Banksy took over the streets, New Yorkers became obsessed. The film captures this month of madness created by user-generated footage," says Sheila Nevins.

[08/28/14 - 11:31 AM]
The Reinvention of "The View" Continues as ABC Recruits a Powerful New Senior Team
Bill Wolff, Brian Balthazar, Ashley S. Gorman and Kathleen Rajsp are among those overseeing the new season.