The first week of October was marked by a big opening for “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” ratings victories for FOX News, Leonardo DiCaprio joining President Barack Obama for South by South Lawn (SXSL), the renewal of FX Networks’ “American Horror Story” and the announcement of the end for FX’s hit animated series “Archer.” Those stories and more are featured in this week’s recap of 21CF news.
- ‘Miss Peregrine’ books $36.5M – Intl Box Office (Deadline)
- Presidential debate leads FOX News to weekly ratings win (Multichannel News)
- FOX News tops cable ratings for vice presidential debate coverage (Multichannel News)
- ‘A game of Chutes and Ladders’: Nat Geo’s CEO on media and platforms (Digiday)
- ‘Archer’ creator says show will end after Season 10 (Variety)
- Leonardo DiCaprio peppers President Obama with climate questions at SXSL (The Hollywood Reporter)
- ‘American Horror Story’ renewed by FX for Season 7 (Variety)
- Nat Turner special from ‘Birth of a Nation’ director Nate Parker to bow on Nat Geo (The Hollywood Reporter)
- ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ Is ‘our biggest movie,’ producer tells NY Comic-Con (Deadline)
- ‘The Simpsons’ celebrates 600th episode with virtual reality experience (Deadline)
Enjoy the weekend!