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

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Comic-Con, National Geographic at TCA, new FX series This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, National Geographic’s announcements at this year’s summer TCA press tour, this year’s Fox Writers Lab Fellow, a new FX series and more.

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FOX, 20th Century Fox Film, FX, National Geographic, Fox Home Entertainment and FoxNext Games at San Diego Comic-Con 2018

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Immersive fan experiences, exclusive content, panels and more FOX Broadcasting Company, 20th Century Fox Film, FX Networks and National Geographic engaged fans with a wide variety of panels, exclusive content, interactive experiences, parties and more at this year’s Comic-Con International in San Diego. Here’s a rundown of what each of these brands did at the…

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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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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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21CF Chats: ‘The Gifted’ EP Lauren Shuler Donner on comparisons to ‘X-Men’ and ‘Legion,’ starting in the industry as an outsider

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On Monday, Oct. 2, at 9/8c, FOX will open another door to the Marvel universe on the small screen with the new family adventure series “The Gifted.” The series, which comes from 20th Century Fox Television in association with Marvel Television, revolves around a suburban couple who discover that their children have mutant powers. The…

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Comic-Con 2017: ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ gets online buzz, ‘Archer’ teases next season, FOX’s ‘The Gifted’ scans for X-Gene

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21st Century Fox was well-represented at Comic-Con International: San Diego 2017 last weekend, as 20th Century Fox Film, FX Networks, FOX Broadcasting Company and National Geographic provided plenty of trailers, panels, parties and activations for fans. Here’s a quick rundown: 20th Century Fox Film hosts ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ panel, generates big online buzz The…

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2017 FOX upfront recap: FOX announces 6 new series and 17 returning series, 240 million social media fans, No. 1 in VOD

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Fox Networks Group (FNG) presented its 2017-18 primetime programming schedule in an entertaining event at the Beacon Theatre in New York City on Monday, May 15. The presentation, which featured both FNG executives and talent from FOX’s current and upcoming shows, underscored the quantifiable value of FOX’s audience across platforms and previewed the schedule for…

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