This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes FS1 setting a ratings record with the MLB ALDS finale, “The New Mutants” (in theaters April 13, 2018) trailer hitting the internet, a date for “Gambit” and more.
- FS1 sets ratings record with Yanks-Indians ALDS finale (Multichannel News)
- Primetime ratings: Noisy ‘Empire’ and ‘Star’ lead FOX (Broadcasting & Cable)
- ‘The New Mutants’ trailer: Fox’s ‘X-Men’ spinoff takes a dark turn (Deadline)
- ‘X-Men’ spinoff ‘Gambit’ to open Valentine’s Day 2019 (Variety)
- Will Smith, Tom Holland to star in animated movie ‘Spies in Disguise’ (Variety)
- Fox, Locksmith Animation unveil ‘Ron’s Gone Wrong’ (The Hollywood Reporter)
- ‘Star’: FOX orders five more episodes of musical drama from Lee Daniels & Tom Donaghy (Deadline)
- Disney and Fox join forces with other studios for new download service (Bloomberg Technology)
- Arrival of Big Ten helping boost FOX Sports College Football audience, market share (SportsBusiness Daily)
- Angelina Jolie, Judd Apatow, more celebrate Jane Goodall’s impact at premiere of National Geographic’s ‘Jane’ (The Hollywood Reporter)
- Fox Business Network rode Murdoch’s millions, a populist message and Trump to No. 1 (Adweek)
Enjoy the weekend!