21CF Oscars Countdown: Best Actress in a Leading Role winner Janet Gaynor (‘7th Heaven,’ ‘Street Angel’ and ‘Sunrise’)

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In the weeks leading up to the 89th Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, we’ll take a look at our rich Academy Award history by sharing from the 20th Century Fox Archives. Natalie Portman is nominated this year for Actress in a Leading Role for starring in “Jackie.” At the very first Academy Awards, held in the Blossom…

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National Geographic’s Courteney Monroe talks brand evolution, revamped TV programming, winning attention at Code Media 2017

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During a session at Recode’s Code Media conference in Dana Point, Calif., on Tuesday, National Geographic Global Networks CEO Courteney Monroe sat down with Recode’s senior editor of media Peter Kafka to talk about the transformation of National Geographic’s brand and its television programming in particular. The half-hour discussion touched on a range of topics,…

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This week in 21CF news: ‘Hidden Figures’ screenings for Black History Month, ‘TED Talks India: Nayi Soch,’ ‘Lucifer’ renewed

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes free screenings of “Hidden Figures” in honor of Black History Month, STAR India partnering with TED on a new Hindi talk show, “Legion” notching strong ratings and more. ‘Hidden Figures’ free screenings set in honor of Black History Month (The Hollywood Reporter)…

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13 key quotes from 21CF’s fiscal Q2 2017 earnings call: Power of live sports, meteoric growth at hotstar, the video revolution

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Yesterday, 21st Century Fox announced its fiscal Q2 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 the power of its live sports programming, the agreement to acquire…

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STAR India and TED collaborate for groundbreaking Hindi TV talk show ‘TED Talks India: Nayi Soch’ to drive social change

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STAR India is continuing its drive for social change in India through the power of its programming with today’s announcement of “TED Talks India: Nayi Soch” (“New Thinking”), a Hindi TV talk show created in partnership with TED, the nonprofit devoted sharing powerful talks by leading thinkers and doers with the world. The new show…

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21CF and AMC Theatres celebrate Black History Month with free screenings of ‘Hidden Figures’ in communities across the country

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In celebration of Black History Month, 21st Century Fox and AMC Theatres are joining forces to provide free screenings of Academy Award nominated film “Hidden Figures” in communities across the country. The film – starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe – tells the “untold” story of three African American female NASA mathematicians during…

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21CF wins 11 NAACP Image Awards as ‘Hidden Figures,’ ‘Empire,’ ‘The People v. O.J. Simpson’ each win multiple awards

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21st Century Fox took home 11 awards at the 48th NAACP Image Awards this past weekend. “Hidden Figures,” “Empire” and “The People v. O.J. Simpson” each received multiple accolades. The multicultural awards show celebrates the accomplishments of people of color in television, film, music and literature. Here’s the full list of 21CF’s Image Awards this…

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National Geographic’s ‘Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric’ premieres in New York, explores gender identity in 2017

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The two-hour National Geographic special “Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric” celebrated its world premiere at the New York Times Center on Thursday, Feb. 2. The documentary accompanies National Geographic’s January issue, which dives into the world’s rapidly changing beliefs about gender in 2017. “Gender Revolution” approaches the conversation of gender through lenses of…

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