Fox Biz In Q4: Four Years In The Making

By Brian 

Today’s announcement has been a long, long time coming. Quoting the New York Post from Oct. 2, 2003:

  “Fox officials say they are thinking about spinning off two new channels from Fox News Channel — one for business and another for entertainment news.

Fox Entertainment president Peter Chernin told analysts this week that discussions were underway about creating two new channels from the highly successful FNC, according to reports.”

At the time of the story, rumors had been circulating about a business channel for several months…