August 19, 2013 08.34 Europe/London By Robert Briel
Fox International Channels Benelux is launching its new Dutch free-to-view channel FOX NL tonight, Monday August 19 at 6pm.
The new channel is available on all major platforms including Ziggo, UPC, Delta, KPN IPTV and many others. The broadcaster has negotiated EPG position #11 on most platforms with the exception of KPN, where it will sit at channel number 14.
A mix of FIC original co-productions and acquisitions leads the drama line-up including The Walking Dead, David S. Goyer’s Da Vinci’s Demons, The Bridge, Low Winter Sun and Ripper Street.
The animation line-up sees FOX brand staple, The Simpsons, move to FOX to anchor the daily animation block.
FOX in the Netherlands will complement the new channel with daily broadcasts of sports news and live magazines shows, including a weekly Monday night highlights show, FOX Voetbal, helmed by veteran hosts Toine van Peperstraten and Jan van Halst.