21CF news recap for the week ending October 5, 2018

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New “Fox” executive appointments, strong ratings for “Last Man Standing,” “Free Solo” hits theaters, Season 2 for “Mayans M.C.” This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes new “Fox’s” announcement of executive leaders, strong ratings for FOX’s fall premieres, “Mayans M.C.” getting Season 2 at FX Networks, National Geographic Documentary’s…

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21CF Chats: FOX’s Michael Thorn talks fall TV premieres

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FOX’s President of Entertainment on this fall’s new shows, football’s important role and more Last week marked the beginning of the 2018-2019 TV season, with fall premieres of new and returning shows peppered throughout the calendar for the next several weeks. We sat down with FOX Broadcasting Company’s President of Entertainment Michael Thorn to talk…

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This week in 21CF news: ‘Mars’ premieres on National Geographic, FOX News gets record ratings, FX sets ‘Taboo’ premiere date

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This week’s recap of news about 21CF and its businesses includes a spotlight on National Geographic’s new series “Mars,” FOX News notching record ratings during Election Week, FX Networks setting a premiere date for “Taboo” and more. ‘Mars’ and the rise of ‘Premium Nonfiction’ TV (The Wall Street Journal) A trip to ‘Mars’ signals a…

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This week in 21CF news: FX’s ‘Legion’ at New York Comic Con, Skip Bayless lifts FS1 viewership, ‘Lethal Weapon’ gets full season

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This week’s recap of news about 21CF and its businesses features FX Networks’ upcoming “X-Men” series “Legion” appearing at New York Comic Con, Skip Bayless boosting FOX Sports 1’s viewership, “Lethal Weapon” getting a full-season order from FOX, “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” nearing an international box office milestone, a look at FOX News’…

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This week in 21CF news: 21CF wins 27 Emmys, James Murdoch talks creative excellence, FX renews ‘Atlanta’ and ‘Better Things’

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In addition to 21st Century Fox’s big night at the Emmys, this week’s recap of news about 21CF and its businesses covers CEO James Murdoch’s comments at a recent investor conference, National Geographic announcing its first ever Earth Week, FX Networks renewing “Atlanta” and “Better Things,” a 13-day marathon of “The Simpsons” on FXX, and…

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21CF Chats: ‘Lethal Weapon’ exec producer Matt Miller on making a successful reboot, casting difficulties, forging a new path

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Let it be known that FOX’s new TV series “Lethal Weapon” is not your typical reboot. Matt Miller, the show’s executive producer, isn’t here to rehash the beloved action film franchise – he’s interested in making a show that will introduce a new-yet-familiar duo whose weekly journeys will be filled with humor, action and subtle…

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21CF’s TV premieres and film releases in September 2016: ‘Lethal Weapon,’ ‘Pitch,’ ‘Son of Zorn,’ ‘Atlanta,’ ‘Morgan’ and more

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September means back-to-school season, the end of summer and loads of new television programming. It’s a particularly exciting month for FOX and FX Networks, which are unleashing a huge wave of fall series and season premieres for audiences to enjoy. Meanwhile, National Geographic Channel welcomes Neil deGrasse Tyson back for Season 3 of his show…

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