FOX Sports statement on the plane crash in Colombia

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“We are deeply saddened to report that FOX Sports has lost six members of our FOX Sports Brazil family in the tragic plane crash outside of Medellin, Colombia. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of all the passengers and crew, and the sports community who lost members of Brazil’s Chapecoense soccer team.”

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21CF and Give a Note award music education grants to 20 schools, announce ‘Music Education Idol’ winners

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21st Century Fox and Give a Note Foundation honored the legacy of “American Idol” this summer by asking students, parents and the general public to nominate exceptional music educators as “Music Education Idols.” This week, 21CF and Give a Note are highlighting the importance of music education in schools by awarding 20 “MusicEd Idols” $1,000

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This week in 21CF news: ‘Mars’ premieres on National Geographic, FOX News gets record ratings, FX sets ‘Taboo’ premiere date

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This week’s recap of news about 21CF and its businesses includes a spotlight on National Geographic’s new series “Mars,” FOX News notching record ratings during Election Week, FX Networks setting a premiere date for “Taboo” and more. ‘Mars’ and the rise of ‘Premium Nonfiction’ TV (The Wall Street Journal) A trip to ‘Mars’ signals a

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Traditional commercial interruption a problem for TV industry: FNG President and COO Randy Freer at Variety’s Big Data Summit

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The biggest problem facing the television industry today is one of interruption, according to Randy Freer, President and Chief Operating Officer of Fox Networks Group, at his recent keynote conversation at Variety’s Big Data Summit with Cynthia Littleton, Variety Managing Editor, TV. During the half hour, Randy discussed the need to focus on and improve

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FOX News Channel celebrates its 20th anniversary by introducing a new state-of-the-art studio to debut on Election Day

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FOX News Channel Co-Presidents Bill Shine and Jack Abernethy celebrated the network’s 20th anniversary by gathering colleagues in its new, state-of-the-art studio, which will officially debut on Election Day. Bill and Jack were joined by FOX News’ management team as they shared their remarks, which were available to colleagues across the globe via a live

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Joe Marchese inducted into American Advertising Federation’s Advertising Hall of Achievement, issues challenge to ad industry

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Joe Marchese, President of Advanced Advertising Products at Fox Networks Group, was inducted into the American Advertising Federation’s Advertising Hall of Achievement at an induction ceremony in New York City today. The Hall of Achievement, founded in 1993, honors outstanding advertising leaders age 40 and under. In the company of his parents, wife and others,

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9 key quotes from 21CF’s fiscal Q1 2017 earnings call: Growth strategy, strength of FOX News, partnering with DMVPDs and more

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Yesterday, 21st Century Fox announced its fiscal Q1 2017 financial results. Afterward, the company held an earnings call featuring Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch, CEO James Murdoch and CFO John Nallen. It was an opportunity for 21CF to discuss a wide range of topics, including its cable business, its growth strategy, its discipline with investments and

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21CF partners with PepsiCo to launch ‘The Search for Hidden Figures’ contest, empowering young women to pursue STEM careers

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To celebrate the release of “Hidden Figures,” 20th Century Fox’s upcoming film following three female African American mathematicians during the 1960’s Space Race, 21st Century Fox has teamed with PepsiCo to launch “The Search for Hidden Figures,” a contest encouraging young women to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The contest asks

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This week in 21CF news: FOX News’ election coverage, ‘The Simpsons’ makes TV history, World Series makes FOX No. 1

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This week’s recap of news about 21CF and its businesses features FOX News’ election coverage, “The Simpsons” making TV history, FXX setting return dates for “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” and “Man Seeking Woman,” and more. TV ratings: 71 million watched 2016 election returns pour in; CNN and FOX News set records (The Hollywood Reporter)

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