The latest news on the TV network Fox. Officially part of the Fox Broadcasting Company, it launched in 1986 as a competition for what was then the Big Three: CBS, NBC and ABC. Initially not as popular, the network grew over the years with shows like The SimpsonsIn Living ColorBeverly Hills 90210 and The X-Files. The networks name comes from its original owner, 20th Century Fox. The Walt Disney Company later acquired 20th Century Fox and its properties.