21CF supports education for Syrian refugee children with $125,000 donation to Malala Fund

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21st Century Fox has announced a contribution of more than $125,000 to the Malala Fund, an organization advocating for secondary girls’ education around the world. The gift consists of funds raised through a company-wide employee matching program, as well as a social media campaign led by 21CF and the National Geographic Channel, and will help provide…

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Fox Archives: ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ storyboards and concept art to celebrate its exhibition at the Musée Miniature et Cinéma

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The Musée Miniature et Cinéma in Lyon, France has been featuring Wes Anderson films in an exhibition ending May 31. Currently on display has been “The Grand Budapest Hotel” (distributed by Fox Searchlight Pictures in 2014) model from the film as well as “Fantastic Mr. Fox” (distributed and produced by 20th Century Fox in 2009)…

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National Geographic’s Ford Cochran leads 21CF on an Earth Day tour of America’s National Parks

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As part of 21st Century Fox’s Earth Day celebrations, Fox colleagues in LA were treated to a special presentation by Ford Cochran, renowned geologist, journalist, educator and director of programming at National Geographic Expeditions. Cochran, who has dedicated his career to the exploration and protection of parks, took attendees on a visual journey through some of…

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FX’s ‘The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story’ is cable’s most-watched new show of 2016, boasts 259 billion ‘views’

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“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” ended its run as cable’s most-watched new show of 2016, averaging 12.6 million total viewers across all linear and non-linear platforms. The hit series has also amassed 143.9 million hours of time spent viewing, or 8.63 billion minutes, so far. In a nod to the arbitrary way…

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FOX Sports Supports and National Geographic honored as leaders in social responsibility on television

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At the Second Annual Social Good Awards Breakfast in New York City, Cynopsis Media recognized FOX Sports Supports as this year’s “Social Good Shining Star,” while awarding several honorable mentions to programming at National Geographic. The April 7 event honored the television industry’s outstanding social responsibility initiatives, for which 21st Century Fox brands received seven nominations. Read…

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Surprise: 20th Century Fox Film, James Cameron to release four (not three) ‘Avatar’ sequels, first to hit Christmas 2018

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What’s better than three “Avatar” sequels? Four of them. At the end of 20th Century Fox Film’s CinemaCon presentation today, filmmaker and driving force behind the first “Avatar” film James Cameron made a surprise appearance and announced that there will be four sequels to the highest-grossing film of all time, one more than previously announced.…

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In a leap forward for video experiences, 21st Century Fox anchors Sling TV’s new beta multi-stream service

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Today DISH announced a new multi-stream tier of its over-the-top service Sling TV featuring Fox programming. The $20-per-month beta service will include FOX Broadcasting, FX, National Geographic and FOX Sports, including our national sports and our popular Regional Sports Networks. “The launch of the new Sling TV is a significant step forward in our efforts…

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STAR India holds town hall announcing new organizational structure; prepares for next stage of growth and innovation

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STAR India unveiled a new organizational structure today at a town hall meeting in Mumbai that was live-streamed to colleagues in more than 130 cities. The reorganization is designed to better position the business for the next leg of its growth and to achieve its aggressive financial targets. The company will now be organized around five…

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Q&A with Nitin Kukreja, head of STAR Sports: Kabaddi’s rise, building a multi-sport market in India

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Nathaniel Brown is Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Communications at 21CF. I recently visited the Mumbai headquarters of our India business, STAR India, where I saw first-hand how its new STAR Sports brand has taken sports fans by storm.  While STAR has for some time been India’s entertainment leader, it moved aggressively into…

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