Rogers Media readies FX Canada
Rogers Media of Toronto has reached an agreement with Los Angeles-based FX Networks to launch a new channel called FX Canada on Nov. 1. The digital service will carry FX original series, US movies and series, original Canadian programming and Canadian sports events. Under the terms of the agreement, any new original FX programs produced by FX Productions or Twentieth Century Fox Television will air on FX Canada. "FX complements Rogers Media's strong portfolio of broadcast assets such as Citytv, OLN and Rogers Sportsnet and showcases our commitment to building upon our television business," said Scott Moore, president of broadcasting at Rogers Media. "There is a strong appetite in Canada for FX's content and Rogers is thrilled to bring this award-winning programming to Canada. In addition to delivering FX's unique content, the launch of FX Canada provides an additional outlet for Rogers Media to strategically invest in top tier homegrown series over time."