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: 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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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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This week in 21CF news: ‘The Post’ earns top awards, Lachlan Murdoch on our ‘cathartic moment,’ ‘The Orville’ ratings

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes 20th Century Fox Film’s “The Post” landing top prizes already, 21CF Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch talking about the current “cathartic moment,” strong ratings for “The Orville” and more. ‘The Post’ lands top National Board of Review prizes (The New York Times) 21st…

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This week in 21CF news: World Series Game 7 on FOX, ‘The Orville’ gets Season 2, FX sets date for next ‘American Crime Story’

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes FOX’s big audience for Game 7 of the World Series, “The Orville” renewed for Season 2, a premiere date for FX’s “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” and more. FOX draws 29.3 million viewers for the Houston Astros’ Game 7…

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This week in 21CF news: 21CF’s offer for Sky, ‘The Shape of Water’ at Venice Film Festival, ‘The Orville’ debuts strong

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes 21CF CEO James Murdoch and 21CF Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch talking about 21CF’s offer for Sky, Fox Searchlight’s “The Shape of Water” (in theaters Dec. 8) winning the Golden Lion for best film at the Venice Film Festival, FOX’s “The Orville” starting…

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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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