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

FOX’s big NFL ratings, Guillermo Del Toro remaking ‘Terrified’ for Fox Searchlight, ‘Extra’ moving to Fox Stations

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes FOX hitting its highest Live+7 ratings in nearly three years, a big year for Maria Bartiromo’s FOX Business morning show, Guillermo Del Toro remaking a horror film for Fox Searchlight, Deadpool vs. critics 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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21CF announces proposed creation of new ‘Fox,’ merger of certain assets with Disney: 13 key quotes from Rupert, Lachlan, James

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Yesterday, 21st Century Fox announced that it intends to spin off to shareholders a portfolio of its highly rated news, sports and broadcast businesses to create a new “Fox,” which will include Fox News Channel; Fox Business Network; FOX Broadcasting Company; FOX Sports; Fox Television Stations Group; and sports cable networks FS1, FS2, FOX Deportes…

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Lachlan Murdoch honored at American Australian Association’s 2017 Benefit Dinner celebrating U.S.-Australia business relations

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At the American Australian Association’s 2017 Benefit Dinner last night in New York City, 21st Century Fox Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch was honored for his achievements in furthering American-Australian business relations. The annual dinner raised nearly $2 million for AAA’s Education Fund and celebrated this year’s 17 Fellows. Lachlan, who was introduced by Australian comedian…

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Rupert Murdoch hosts D.C. launch reception for Fox News’ ‘The Ingraham Angle,’ joined by members of Congress

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21st Century Fox Executive Chairman and Fox News Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch hosted an exclusive launch reception for Fox News Channel’s new primetime program “The Ingraham Angle” in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Oct. 25. Ivanka Trump visits with members of Congress and special guests at the launch reception. In addition to Rupert, host Laura Ingraham…

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This week in 21CF news: FOX News’ election coverage, ‘The Simpsons’ makes TV history, World Series makes FOX No. 1

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This week’s recap of news about 21CF and its businesses features FOX News’ election coverage, “The Simpsons” making TV history, FXX setting return dates for “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” and “Man Seeking Woman,” and more. TV ratings: 71 million watched 2016 election returns pour in; CNN and FOX News set records (The Hollywood Reporter)…

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‘The Simpsons’ will mark its 600th episode on Sunday, Oct. 16, with Halloween and virtual reality

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Halloween, virtual reality and a milestone: On Sunday, Oct. 16, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on FOX, “The Simpsons” will give audiences a special viewing experience. Television’s longest-running comedy series and longest-running scripted show in history will air the all-new “Treehouse of Horror XXVII,” its annual Halloween episode, which will double as the show’s 600th episode.…

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FOX News Channel launched 20 years ago: A brief history of FOX News, from newsreel team to cable’s No. 1 news network

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    June 5, 1989, BEIJING – Around the world, the image of a man staring down tanks in China’s Tiananmen Square became etched in our collective memory. The live CNN broadcast was a journalism milestone. Like any competitive newsman, Rupert Murdoch marveled at the accomplishment but must have been rankled by his rival’s success…

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21CF holds special screening of ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ in London co-hosted by Executive Chairmen Rupert Murdoch and Lachlan Murdoch

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21st Century Fox hosted a special screening of 20th Century Fox Film’s “X-Men: Apocalypse” last night at the Ham Yard Hotel in London. Executive Chairmen Rupert Murdoch and Lachlan Murdoch shared remarks at the event and were joined by special guests James McAvoy and Ben Hardy, who star in the action film. Also in attendance…

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