21CF news recap for the week ending February 8, 2019

21CF earnings, FOX and FX’s TCA press tour days, ‘The Masked Singer’ continues to roll, ‘The Simpsons’ gets Seasons 31 and 32

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes 21CF’s fiscal Q2 2019 earnings, “Deadpool 2” surpassing its predecessor at the global box office, FOX and FX’s announcements at the winter 2019 TCA press tour, “The Simpsons” getting two more seasons and more.

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25 years ago today: FOX Broadcasting Company wins the rights to the NFL’s NFC package

A look back at FOX’s foray into football

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FOX is football, and it has been for 25 years now. On Dec. 18, 1993, FOX Broadcasting Company won the rights to broadcast the NFL’s package of NFC games, marking the 7-year-old network’s first step into regular sports programming. Twenty-five years later, FOX continues to be a bold leader in live programming, thanks in no…

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This week in 21CF news: Fox Searchlight and Guillermo del Toro, Star wins major cricket rights, Deadpool fights cancer in pink

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes Fox Searchlight’s development deal with Oscar-winning director Guillermo del Toro, Star winning cricket broadcast rights in India, FX ordering a pilot based on the comic book series “Y: The Last Man,” Deadpool raising money for cancer prevention with a pink suit and…

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FOX winter 2018 TCA press tour recap: ‘Family Guy’ with fewer ad breaks, final bow for ‘New Girl,’ ‘The Gifted’ gets Season 2

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At its winter 2018 Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour in Pasadena, California, on Thursday, Jan. 4, FOX made a few exciting announcements for “Family Guy,” “New Girl,” “The Gifted” and more. Fox Television Group Chairmen and CEOs Dana Walden and Gary Newman were joined by Michael Thorn, President of Entertainment for FOX; and Rob…

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DGA report: Twentieth Century Fox leads TV industry in hiring women and minority directors

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In its annual report on the ethnic and gender diversity of the television industry, the Directors Guild of America in November identified Twentieth Century Fox Television as the industry leader in hiring diverse voices behind the camera. The DGA Episodic TV Director Diversity Report found that women and minorities helmed 45 percent of the studio’s 553 episodes…

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This week in 21CF news: Emmys, Fox’s new TV Everywhere experience, Fox News schedule changes, big premiere for ‘Page Six TV’

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes a big night for Donald Glover and FX’s “Atlanta” at the Emmys, Fox’s new TV Everywhere experience, 20th Century Fox Film Chairman and CEO Stacey Snider on a variety of topics (including the future of Wolverine), and more. Emmys: ‘Atlanta’s’ Donald Glover…

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This week in 21CF news: Super Bowl LI most viewed TV program ever, ’24: Legacy’ sets franchise record, 21CF earnings released

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes record viewership for FOX’s broadcast of Super Bowl LI, 21CF’s fiscal Q2 earnings, FOX News leading the weekly ratings race and more. FOX Sports: Super Bowl LI most-viewed U.S. program ever (Broadcasting & Cable) FOX scores with overtime Super Bowl commercials (Broadcasting…

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21CF earns 113 nominations for the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards

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21st Century Fox received a grand total of 113 Primetime Emmy® Awards nominations from the Television Academy today. The race to the nominations is over, we’re looking forward to big wins at the 69th Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 17. Here’s a breakdown of 21CF’s nominations: FX: 55 nominations “FEUD: Bette and Joan” received 18 nominations, while “Fargo” received 16.…

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