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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21CF Chats: FoxNext Games’ Aaron Loeb and Rick Phillips on the Aftershock acquisition, making world-class games

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FoxNext oversees video gaming, location-based entertainment, and virtual and augmented reality productions across Twentieth Century Fox Film and Fox Networks Group. The division, which was just formed in January, announced its first acquisition: Aftershock, a leading creator of mobile games with studios in Los Angeles and San Francisco. With the acquisition, 21CF takes a big

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Ridley Scott’s groundbreaking ‘ALIEN’ sci-fi thriller franchise gets virtual reality treatment with ‘ALIEN: COVENANT In Utero’

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“ALIEN: COVENANT” arrives in theaters Friday, May 19, but fans can become immersed in the universe even sooner with “ALIEN: COVENANT In Utero,” a virtual reality experience arriving to all major VR platforms today. Produced by Ridley Scott and directed by David Karlak, “ALIEN: COVENANT In Utero” is a 360-degree virtual reality journey into a

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21CF at CES 2017: Randy Freer talks consumer experience, ‘Alien’ and ‘Planet of the Apes’ go VR, Fox Innovation Lab gives award

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21st Century Fox was active last week at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 in Las Vegas, the annual showcase of the latest in the world of consumer technology. From business leaders speaking on panels, to the Fox Innovation Lab awarding its first Innovation Award, to “Alien: Covenant” and “Planet of the Apes” getting

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This week in 21CF news: ‘Alien: Covenant’ and ‘Planet of the Apes’ go VR, ‘Archer’ moves to FXX, Hulu adds CBS

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The first week of 2017 was busy with news about 21CF and its businesses. This week’s recap includes FOX News placing Tucker Carlson in the 9 p.m. anchor slot, “Alien: Covenant” and “Planet of the Apes” getting virtual reality experiences, Hulu adding CBS to its TV streaming offering, and more. FOX News taps Tucker Carlson

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James Murdoch talks NFL ratings, sports rights, VR, FOX News and streaming at Business Insider’s IGNITION conference

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During his Tuesday session at Business Insider’s annual IGNITION conference, 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch sat down with Business Insider Editor-in-Chief Henry Blodget to discuss a variety of business and industry topics. The conversation covered new OTT entrants, football ratings, the cost of sports rights, theatrical windows, virtual reality and FOX News. New OTT

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This week in 21CF news: FX orders ‘Sons of Anarchy’ spinoff pilot, NFL game sets record on FOX, ‘Assassin’s Creed’ goes VR

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This week’s recap of news about 21CF and its businesses includes FX ordering a “Sons of Anarchy” spinoff pilot, the Thanksgiving Day NFL game between the Cowboys and Redskins setting a record for FOX, “Assassin’s Creed” entering virtual reality, and more. ‘Sons of Anarchy’ spinoff pilot ordered at FX, ‘Mayans MC’ will shoot in March

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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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