FX Networks’ ‘Atlanta’ and ‘Better Things’ win Peabody Awards for telling ‘stories that matter’

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Two of FX Networks’ most acclaimed comedy series, “Atlanta” and “Better Things,” were honored on May 20 at the 76th Annual Peabody Awards ceremony, a celebration of excellence in storytelling across the media industry, including investigative journalism, documentary filmmaking, entertainment television and radio/podcasts. “Better Things” creator and star Pamela Adlon, as well as “Atlanta” cast members Brian Tyree Henry and Zazie Beetz, were…

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2017 FOX upfront recap: FOX announces 6 new series and 17 returning series, 240 million social media fans, No. 1 in VOD

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Fox Networks Group (FNG) presented its 2017-18 primetime programming schedule in an entertaining event at the Beacon Theatre in New York City on Monday, May 15. The presentation, which featured both FNG executives and talent from FOX’s current and upcoming shows, underscored the quantifiable value of FOX’s audience across platforms and previewed the schedule for…

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FOX NASCAR analyst Larry McReynolds and race announcer Mike Joy recount ‘One Hot Night’ 25 years ago at the NASCAR All-Star Race

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It wasn’t the race that put NASCAR on the map, but the 1992 Monster Energy All-Star Race (then-The Winston) was the one that truly put it under the lights and in the history books. With pressure mounting on Charlotte Motor Speedway President Humpy Wheeler to maintain the non-points race’s relevance, the innovative promoter pulled off…

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11 key quotes from 21CF’s fiscal Q3 2017 earnings call: DMVPD revolution, strength of film business, Hotstar’s continued growth

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Yesterday, 21st Century Fox announced its fiscal Q3 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 21CF’s strategic priorities, the digital MVPD revolution, 20th Century Fox Film’s strength…

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21CF Chats: FOX’s VP of Special Events Karin Pofsky on importance of first impressions at upfronts, bringing the brand to life

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The guest experience at the annual FOX Broadcasting Company Programming Presentation and Post-Party in New York City today is of utmost importance. For Karin Pofsky, VP of Special Events for FOX Broadcasting Company, this starts even before the invitations for the upfront are even sent out. We recently spoke with Karin to learn about the…

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21CF Chats: FOX’s VP of Design, Creative Services Karen Nefsky on how the upfront has changed, what to expect this year, more

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The annual FOX Broadcasting Company Programming Presentation and Post-Party in New York City (Monday, May 15) is the shining result of a significant effort from a number of different groups within the Fox Networks Group family. To shed some light on some of the moving parts behind the scenes, we recently spoke with Karen Nefsky, VP…

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Ridley Scott’s groundbreaking ‘ALIEN’ sci-fi thriller franchise gets virtual reality treatment with ‘ALIEN: COVENANT In Utero’

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“ALIEN: COVENANT” arrives in theaters Friday, May 19, but fans can become immersed in the universe even sooner with “ALIEN: COVENANT In Utero,” a virtual reality experience arriving to all major VR platforms today. Produced by Ridley Scott and directed by David Karlak, “ALIEN: COVENANT In Utero” is a 360-degree virtual reality journey into a…

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Hulu launches its live TV streaming service, announces 47 million monthly viewers, previews new shows at its 2017 upfront event

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During its 2017 upfront presentation at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York Wednesday morning, Hulu officially launched its live TV streaming service. The company also used the event to announce the acquisition of two hit TV series and the greenlighting of Season 2 for “The Handmaid’s Tale,” as well as preview some…

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