The channel was originally TGRT and began broadcasting on April 23, 1993, under Ihlas Holding. Between 2001 and 2004, TGRT was owned by Tasarruf Mevduatı Sigorta Fonu before being sold again to Ihlas Holding.
On July 23, 2006, News Corporation acquires TGRT from Ihlas Holding and is formed by Ahmet Ertegün. The channel began broadcasting on February 24, 2007. David Parker Reid was the General Manager of Fox TV Turkey between 2006–2009. David Parker Reid, Hakan Etus, Koray Altinsoy, Dogan Senturk played a crucial role as the most senior executives about the establishment of FOX TV in Turkey. After David Parker Reid's leave, Pietro Vicari served as General Manager between 2009–2014. On November 26, 2014, Adam Theiler was appointed as the General Manager of Fox TV Turkey.