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20th Century No Longer A Fox

Discussion in 'Movies' started by Garysb, Jan 17, 2020.

  1. The Obsolete Man

    The Obsolete Man Producer

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    FX and FXX (and probably the movie channel) all went to Disney.

    The sports channel is more than fine. The network... we'll see.
     
  2. MatthewA

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    Disney resisted the idea of a channel for their own classic (read: pre-Eisner) content for years. They'd rather put it on streaming media. What kind of a future does Fox Movie Channel have if they can't/won't use the Fox name?
     
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    Fox Movie Channel was renamed FXM years ago, before the Disney purchase.
     
  4. MatthewA

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    The "F" in FXM still means Fox.
     
  5. The Obsolete Man

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    Eh, the original letters and names of most channels are meaningless now.

    TLC isn't learning anyone anything except how to be a 600lb dwarf, there's no music on MTV, and you won't be seeing any movie classics on AMC.
     
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    I wouldn't put it past Disney, the happiest place on Earth for lawyers!
     
  7. Rick Thompson

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    Think maybe they'll rerecord the fanfare so it sounds like a fanfare, the way it used to? The thin-sounding version they use now sounds like it was done with a drum set, two horns and a synthesizer.
     
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    Come to think of it, I think they might rename FX because of how similar the name is to FOX.
     
  10. MatthewA

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    Wouldn't it be a coincidence if this was next to come out of the reboot machine:

    [​IMG]
     
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    DX

    DXX

    DXM
     
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    Wasn't it always FXM?
     
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    For a while, at least, it was a split channel. FXM late afternoon and overnight with more modern movies, and Fox Movie Channel during the day for older movies.
     
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    Still is.
     
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    They'd rename it "The Orange/White Member of the Canine Family and the Hound."
     
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    Looks like Disney's Hong Kong division has given us a peek at what the new logo will look like.

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    For reference, this is what it used to look like.

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    Could be worse. I wish they'd used "PICTURES" Instead of "STUDIOS", due to the history.
     
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    I got an email promoting Call of The Wild with the new name but still foxmovies.com

    20th Century Studios <[email protected]>
    3:01 PM (29 minutes ago)
    [​IMG]
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    to me
     
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    Wouldn't they just name it "The Studios and the Hound"?
     
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    The new logo just showed up on a TV spot for the new Call of the Wild.

    [​IMG]
     
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