About Fox Business News
Fox Business Network launched on October 15, 2007 is a cable and satellite business news TV owned by Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox. After the spinoff of News Corporation, 21st Century Fox became the legal successor to own Fox Entertainment Group and other media properties. At 2007 McGraw-Hill Summit on Feb 8, 2007 Rupert Murdoch, the chairman of News Corp (then News Corporation) confirmed the then to be launch business television. On July 11, 2007 the name of the channel was announced as Fox Business Network.
Upon its launch the station was placed on channel 43 in NYC, a home to NASDAQ, S&P 500 and NYSE. This was followed by the reception of network on Cablevision channel 106, Time Warner Cable, Verizon’s FiOS TV, Dish Network, and DirecTV. On May 12, 2008 FBN added to its daytime lineup to new programs, Fox Business Bulls & Bears and Countdown to the Closing Bell. The two programs along with four other were moved to new studio G set, sharing the same floor and sets. New improved graphics and high definition feed debuted on September 17, 2012.
Opening Bell with Maria Bartiromo was the new program first aired on Feb 24, 2014. The Wall Street Journal and FBN hosted the first Republican primary debate on Nov 10, 2015 attracting 13.5 million audiences. The record for most concurrent streams: 1.4 million was also set in history of livestreaming. The key competitors of the Business TV are CNBC and Bloomberg Television. Fox was ranked as the fastest growing channel in US and received the strongest ratings since its launch during the first quarter of 2016.
Fox News Channel (FNC) is the sibling station of Fox Business. The Power to Prosper | Opportunity, Pure and Simple are the catch-phrases used by FBN
.http://www.foxbusiness.com/ is the official site. Around 74,224,000 pay TV households have FBN available in their homes as per surveys made in Feb 2015. Audiences can watch the station online with latest business news, markets insights, stock and commodity updates.