21CF announces proposed creation of new ‘Fox,’ merger of certain assets with Disney: 13 key quotes from Rupert, Lachlan, James

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Yesterday, 21st Century Fox announced that it intends to spin off to shareholders a portfolio of its highly rated news, sports and broadcast businesses to create a new “Fox,” which will include Fox News Channel; Fox Business Network; FOX Broadcasting Company; FOX Sports; Fox Television Stations Group; and sports cable networks FS1, FS2, FOX Deportes…

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21CF hosts ‘The Post’ world premiere in D.C., with cast, crew, members of the press, members of Congress, others in attendance

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On Thursday, Dec. 14, 21CF hosted the world premiere of “The Post” at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Director Steven Spielberg and stars Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks led the cavalcade of cast and crew in attendance, including Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Bradley Whitford, Matthew Rhys, Alison Brie, Carrie Coon, David Cross, Michael Stuhlbarg, screenwriters…

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DGA report: Twentieth Century Fox leads TV industry in hiring women and minority directors

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In its annual report on the ethnic and gender diversity of the television industry, the Directors Guild of America in November identified Twentieth Century Fox Television as the industry leader in hiring diverse voices behind the camera. The DGA Episodic TV Director Diversity Report found that women and minorities helmed 45 percent of the studio’s 553 episodes…

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21CF hosts special advance screening of ‘Ferdinand’ for the children and mentors of Horton’s Kids

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As part of a long-standing partnership with the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit Horton’s Kids, 21CF held a special advance screening of “Ferdinand” last week for the organization’s children and their mentors. Horton’s Kids is a local organization focused on empowering children from under-resourced communities by providing them with resources to enable their completion of high school.…

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14 key quotes from James Murdoch at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference: VMVPD competition, TV production, more

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During his session at the 45th Annual Global Media and Communications Conference hosted by UBS yesterday, 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch touched on a wide range of topics. In his 45-minute conversation with UBS analyst John Hodulik, James discussed affiliate revenue growth in the U.S., the benefits of growing VMVPD competition, investing in international…

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Fox Archives: ‘Young Frankenstein’ poster concept art

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“Young Frankenstein” premiered in the U.S. on Dec. 15, 1974, and it was distributed by 20th Century Fox Film. Below is some poster concept art from the film, as well as the official one-sheet that was released. Poster concept art makes up a small percentage of the publicity collection, but it is always visually stunning…

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Lachlan Murdoch talks 21CF’s growth, Star India, Fox News and consumer choice at Business Insider’s IGNITION conference

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On Wednesday, 21st Century Fox Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch had an opportunity to discuss a wide range of topics in a conversation with Business Insider Editor-in-Chief Henry Blodget at Business Insider’s annual IGNITION conference. During the session, Lachlan talked about 21CF’s strong position in an increasingly digital industry, Fox News, going direct-to-consumer and more. Here…

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