Nat Geo’s Courteney Monroe honored with UJA’s Broadcast, Cable & Film Award for professional and philanthropic achievements

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Courteney Monroe, CEO of National Geographic Global Networks, was honored with the Broadcast, Cable & Film Award by the UJA-Federation of New York Monday evening for her professional and philanthropic achievements. The Broadcast, Cable & Film Award Celebration, hosted in New York, also celebrated the philanthropic organization’s 100 years of serving the needs of New…

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Television Academy honors ‘Before the Flood,’ ‘Speechless’ and ‘This Is Us’ for advancing social change

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At the Tenth Annual Television Academy Honors on June 8, three programs from 21st Century Fox businesses were recognized for harnessing “the extraordinary power of television to advance social change.” The honorees included National Geographic’s “Before the Flood,” a documentary from Academy Award winners Leonardo DiCaprio and Fisher Stevens about the global effects of climate…

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National Geographic’s 2017-18 Further Front: New Katie Couric project, ‘The Story of Us With Morgan Freeman,’ ‘Genius’ Season 2

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During its inspiring upfront presentation on Wednesday evening, National Geographic presented its ambitious 2017-18 slate of premium, groundbreaking content. The “Further Front,” which was hosted at the Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City, included the presentation of seven new unscripted series, one new scripted series, three feature documentaries and a number of returning…

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National Geographic wins inaugural Cynopsis Media Social Good Impact Award for exceptional pro-social work

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On Thursday, March 2, Cynopsis Media honored National Geographic with its inaugural Impact Award in the Network category at their third annual Social Good Awards in New York City. The Social Good Awards recognize brands, campaigns and individuals for outstanding work in areas ranging from environmental initiatives to voter registration to combating addiction. Journalist Katie…

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This week in 21CF news: 21CF’s fiscal Q1 2017 earnings, World Series Game 7 viewership, FOX’s winter premiere dates

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This week’s recap of news about 21CF and its businesses features 21CF’s latest earnings, strong ratings for Game 7 of the World Series, premiere dates for FOX’s winter midseason TV lineup, FOX Deportes turning 20 years old and more. 21st Century Fox posts 22% increase in profit (The Wall Street Journal) Fox CEO rejects ‘scale…

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This week in 21CF news: Nat Geo’s rebrand, World Series ratings wins for FOX, ‘Before the Flood’ premiering without commercials

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This week’s recap of news about 21CF and its businesses features National Geographic’s big rebrand, World Series wins for FOX, FOX Sports 1’s continued strength, “Before the Flood” premiering commercial-free across National Geographic’s digital and streaming platforms worldwide, and more. In global rebrand, National Geographic drops ‘Channel’ from its network name (Adweek) Game 1 of…

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National Geographic launches Earth Week on Sunday, Oct. 30, airing climate change-related programming

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National Geographic will kick off its first ever Earth Week on Sunday, Oct. 30, launching six straight days of primetime programming focused on climate change. The broadcasting event, timed to lead up to the U.S. presidential election, will feature the global premieres of “Before the Flood,” Leonardo DiCaprio’s documentary about climate change; and the second season of the…

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21CF and Nat Geo launch social media campaign for Leonardo DiCaprio’s ‘Before the Flood,’ donating $100,000 to conservation

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In honor of the upcoming worldwide commercial-free broadcast of “Before the Flood,” the new documentary from Academy Award winners Leonardo DiCaprio and Fisher Stevens exploring the global effects of climate change, 21st Century Fox and National Geographic have launched a new social media campaign to drive support for the conservation of endangered wildlife and ecosystems. For every use…

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‘Before the Flood’ premieres at the United Nations

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National Geographic Channel hosted a very special screening of “Before the Flood“from Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Fisher Stevens and Academy Award-winning actor, and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and actor Mark Ruffalo were among those attending the screening and party co-hosted by Courteney Monroe, Chief Executive Officer of National…

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