21CF news recap for the week ending December 14, 2018

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ passes $600 million, Thursday Night Football tops primetime, ‘Once Upon a Deadpool’ earns $1 million on its first day

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes FOX News Channel enjoying the most-watched primetime year in its history, strong ratings for FOX’s Thursday Night Football game, “Bohemian Rhapsody” becoming the all-time top music biopic, “Once Upon a Deadpool” raking in $1 million on its first day and more.

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21CF Chats: Carlos Sanchez, EVP and GM of FOX Deportes, on the first U.S. Spanish-language sports network’s 20th anniversary

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On Friday, Nov. 1, 1996, FOX Deportes launched in the U.S., becoming the country’s first Spanish-language sports network. Today, FOX Deportes celebrates its 20th anniversary and endeavors to serve an ever-evolving audience with a changing appetite for sports. To learn about what the milestone means to the network and what the future may hold, I…

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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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21CF Chats: Executive Producer, FIFA World Cup on FOX, David Neal on Copa America and soccer as a ‘Big 4’ sport in the U.S.

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It may have taken a while, but the strong viewership for the 2016 Copa America Centenario tournament, along with the record-setting viewership for the Women’s World Cup 2015, finally cements soccer as one of the “Big 4” sports in the U.S., according to David Neal, executive producer of FIFA World Cup for FOX Sports. The…

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