Fox Cable Elevates Longtime Affiliate Executive

By Andrew Gauthier 


Fox Cable Networks has elevated long-time affiliate executive Michael Biard.

A 10-year Fox Cable veteran, Biard, who most recently was serving as head of national accounts, is now executive vice president, affiliate sales and marketing.

Biard oversees distribution of FCN’s more than 35 domestic television networks and their non-linear extensions by all of the major cable, satellite, and telco operators. He directs the business strategy and negotiations with the major distributors and works closely with Fox Digital Media on wide-ranging, multi-media distribution activities.

Biard has played an integral role in the growth of FCN, including the successful acquisition and launch of several networks such as Big Ten Network, National Geographic Channel, Speed, Fule TV, Fox Soccer Channel, Fox College Sports, Fox Reality Channel. More…