This week in 21CF news: 21CF’s offer for Sky, ‘The Shape of Water’ at Venice Film Festival, ‘The Orville’ debuts strong

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes 21CF CEO James Murdoch and 21CF Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch talking about 21CF’s offer for Sky, Fox Searchlight’s “The Shape of Water” (in theaters Dec. 8) winning the Golden Lion for best film at the Venice Film Festival, FOX’s “The Orville” starting…

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This week in 21CF news: Super Bowl LI most viewed TV program ever, ’24: Legacy’ sets franchise record, 21CF earnings released

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes record viewership for FOX’s broadcast of Super Bowl LI, 21CF’s fiscal Q2 earnings, FOX News leading the weekly ratings race and more. FOX Sports: Super Bowl LI most-viewed U.S. program ever (Broadcasting & Cable) FOX scores with overtime Super Bowl commercials (Broadcasting…

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21CF, National Geographic and Nike host a sneak preview of ‘Breaking2’ in D.C. for senior U.S. House and Senate staffers

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On Wednesday, Sept. 13, 21st Century Fox, along with colleagues at National Geographic, hosted a reception and sneak preview of the new documentary special “Breaking2” (airing Wednesday, Sept. 20, at 8/7c on National Geographic Channel) at Nike’s Field House in Washington, D.C. “Breaking2” captures the powerful journey of three world-class runners as they attempt to…

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Nat Geo’s Susan Goldberg talks about the power of storytelling to change the world at the first Global Positive Forum in Paris

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At the inaugural Global Positive Forum in Paris on Friday, Sept. 1, Susan Goldberg, National Geographic magazine Editor-in-Chief and National Geographic Partners Editorial Director, discussed the power of storytelling to change the world. National Geographic is an official partner of the new conference, which was created under the patronage of the President of the French…

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21CF donates $500,000 to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Texas, sets up financial assistance grants for affected colleagues

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Nearly 500 of 21st Century Fox’s colleagues in Texas are affected by the unprecedented rainfall from Hurricane Harvey, including those based in Fox Networks Group’s critical network operations center in The Woodlands and the local Fox Television Stations. As an initial step in its response to the flooding and devastation in that area, the company…

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Star India wins five-year IPL global media broadcast and digital rights, underscoring commitment to cricket and sports in India

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Star India, the leading sports broadcaster in India, won the global media broadcast and digital rights to VIVO Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket matches on Monday. With a global consolidated bid of 16,347.5 crore ($2.55 billion), Star secured global rights to IPL from 2018 to 2022. “We are honoured to be selected as IPL’s Global…

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FOX Sports Town Hall: Eric Shanks talks Hurricane Harvey’s effect on FOX Sports families, ‘FIRST THINGS FIRST,’ college football

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Live from the New York set of FS1’s upcoming early-morning show “FIRST THINGS FIRST” (beginning Tuesday, Sept. 5, at 6:30 a.m. ET), President, COO and Executive Producer of FOX Sports Eric Shanks hosted its quarterly Town Hall meeting on Wednesday. During the hour, Eric gave an update on FOX Sports colleagues in the areas affected…

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