Jan. 12 marks the 75th anniversary of the theatrical release of the film “Lifeboat” (1944), which was the only 20th Century Fox film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. It starred Tallulah Bankhead and William Bendix, along with Walter Slezak, Mary Anderson, John Hodiak, Henry Hull, Heather Angel, Hume Cronyn and Canada Lee. “Lifeboat” was Hitchcock’s first film that took place in a singular setting. It was nominated for three Academy Awards, including Best Director for Hitchcock, Best Story for John Steinbeck, and Best Cinematography for…
This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes 21CF’s big showing at the Golden Globe Awards, a stellar debut for “The Masked Singer” on FOX, “The Greatest Showman” album leading all others in 2018, BAFTA nominations for “The Favourite” and “Bohemian Rhapsody,” and more.
At last evening’s 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards, 21st Century Fox won six total awards across film and TV categories, more than any other media company. Our film studios walked away with three awards, including Best Picture (Drama) for “Bohemian Rhapsody”; our TV studios also took home three awards.
Nabbing a record 10 prizes at the British Independent Film Awards (BIFA), 14 nominations at the upcoming Critics Choice Awards and five nominations at this weekend’s Golden Globes, Greek auteur Yorgos Lanthimos’ unpredictable tragi-comic period satire “The Favourite” is shaping up to be a hot Oscar contender for Fox Searchlight. Besides enthralling film critics, art-house movie audiences have also found the lascivious palace intrigue endearing: During its limited-release debut weekend, it earned the highest per-screen average (for specialty box office) since “La La Land”…
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.
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 small part to its NFL broadcasts.
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.
Earlier this year, 21CF set the goal of making a difference in the lives of 1 million people around the world in 365 days. The 1M/365 campaign was a powerful way to harness the collective impact of colleagues across 21CF in a unique year. From volunteering time to providing funding and other resources to worthy nonprofits, the company aimed to make a positive impact wherever and however it could.
This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes Golden Globe nominations, “The Favourite” winning a record 10 British Independent Film Awards, a look into how 20th Century Fox marketed “Bohemian Rhapsody” and more.