2018 FOX upfront presentation recap

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New ad format, football, six new series for 2018-19 On Monday, May 14, Fox Networks Group (FNG) took to the stage at the Beacon Theatre in New York City to present its 2018-19 primetime programming schedule. The presentation, which featured FNG executives and talent from FOX’s current and new shows, highlighted FNG’s newest ad format,

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21CF news recap for the week ending May 11, 2018

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Fiscal Q3 earnings, Season 3 for “Star,” New York Times show on FX This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes 21CF’s fiscal Q3 2018 earnings, “Star” getting Season 3, a deal between FX Productions and “Atlanta” director Hiro Murai, India Premier League viewership and more.

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21CF news recap for the week ending May 4, 2018

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‘Empire’ Season 5, ‘It’s Always Sunny’ team’s FOX comedy, ‘Spamalot’ movie This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes “Empire” getting a fifth season on FOX, a series order for “What We Do in the Shadows” on FX Networks, an extra episode for “Legion” Season 2, streaming service Hotstar’s continued

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21CF news recap for the week ending April 27, 2018

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FOX’s World Cup team, ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ movie, ‘Deadpool 2’ tracking for big debut This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes a look at FOX’s World Cup broadcast team, FOX Sports’ NFL aspirations, a “Choose Your Own Adventure” interactive movie from 20th Century Fox Film, “Deadpool 2” on

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21CF news recap for the week ending April 20, 2018

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Nat Geo’s upfront, ‘Scully Effect,’ FOX Sports launching TNF pregame show This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes National Geographic’s Further Front event, Sky and Nat Geo fighting to eradicate plastic litter in oceans, FOX Sports launching a Thursday Night Football pregame show, FoxNext’s ‘Alien’ location-based VR experience and

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This week in 21CF news: ‘Isle of Dogs’ wins SXSW award, ‘Deadpool’ gets China premiere, ‘9-1-1’ has strong season finale

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes Fox Searchlight’s “Isle of Dogs” (now playing in theaters) winning the SXSW Audience Award and getting a release date in China, “Deadpool 2” scoring well in test screenings, FOX’s “9-1-1” having a strong first season premiere and more. Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of

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This week in 21CF news: ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ wins awards for visual effects, ‘Three Billboards’ passes milestone

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes “War for the Planet of the Apes” winning four Visual Effects Society Awards, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” passing a milestone, FOX’s NFL rights and more. FOX didn’t overpay for its new NFL rights, says Fox exec Peter Rice (Recode) Expanding its

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18 key quotes from 21CF’s fiscal Q2 2018 earnings call: New ‘Fox,’ Thursday Night Football, value of concentrated audiences

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Yesterday, 21st Century Fox announced its fiscal Q2 2018 financial results. Afterward, the company held an earnings call featuring Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch, CEO James Murdoch and CFO John Nallen. It was an opportunity for 21CF to discuss a wide range of topics, including the transaction to create the new “Fox” and merge remaining assets

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This week in 21CF news: FOX Sports gets ‘Thursday Night Football,’ Fox News’ State of the Union viewership, film awards

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes FOX Sports reaching a five-year agreement with the NFL to broadcast “Thursday Night Football,” “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” and “The Shape of Water” winning awards, Fox News Channel’s strong viewership for the State of the Union, and more. FOX snags ‘Thursday

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13 key quotes from James Murdoch at the 2017 Paley International Council Summit: Digital revolution, NFL ratings, competition

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At the opening keynote for the 2017 Paley International Council Summit, 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch sat down with CNBC senior media and entertainment correspondent Julia Boorstin to talk about a wide range of topics, including the digital revolution for the media industry, going direct-to-consumer, the benefits of increased competition, NFL ratings and more.

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