Fox Showcase

Fox Showcase (formerly known as Showcase) is an Australian premium drama cable and satellite television channel. It was initially part of the Showtime Australia channels and was managed by PMP chief executive officer Peter Rose. In 2007 Rose said Showcase "provides a real home at last for quality drama in Australia, and this list of outstanding event television is just the start". Showcase launched with the Australian TV premieres of Dexter and Australian-made series Satisfaction.

Fox Showcase
CountryAustralia
Programming
Language(s)English
Picture format576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Timeshift serviceFOX Showcase +2
Ownership
OwnerFoxtel
Sister channelsFoxtel Networks channels
History
Launched1 December 2007[citation needed]
ReplacedFX
Former namesShowcase (2007-2018)
Links
Websitefoxshowcase.com.au/
Availability
Streaming media
Foxtel GoChannel 112

FOX Showcase is now owned and operated by Foxtel Networks; and is their flagship entertainment channel, and airs programming with no ad breaks during shows.

FOX Showcase can be found on channel 114 on Foxtel and Optus TV.

Foxtel took over managing and producing Showcase and the other Showtime channels as of 31 October 2012, with it purchasing assets of the PMP.[1] On 9 December 2012, it was announced that Movie Network and Showtime (with the exception of Showcase) would be replaced with a new lineup of Foxtel-branded movie channels to be named Foxtel Movies[2] Showcase would continue to be the home of premium dramas from HBO and other international networks, original programming, documentaries, and independent films.

On 3 November 2014 Showcase moved from Foxtel's Premium Movies and Drama package to the newly founded Drama package. In addition, the channel moved from channel 404 to channel 115 and showcase + 2 moved from channel 414 to channel 158.[3][4]

Following the closure of SoHo and the launch of the channel Binge on 5 October 2016,[5] showcase moved to channel 114.[6]


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