FX winter 2017 TCA recap: ‘American Horror Story’ renewed, Donald Glover inks overall deal, diversity update, Peak TV continues

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A day after FOX made a splash at the winter 2017 Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour in Pasadena, California, it was FX Networks and FX Productions’ turn to take the stage on Thursday. Highlights from the day include FX reaching an overall deal with Donald Glover, “American Horror Story” getting two additional installments, and…

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21CF and PepsiCo award $200,000 scholarships to women in STEM as part of ‘The Search for Hidden Figures’ contest

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21st Century Fox and PepsiCo, in partnership with the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), have named Yuna Shin from Bothell, Washington, and Joy Bualamwini from Cambridge, Massachusetts, as the two grand prize winners of “The Search for Hidden Figures,” a contest awarding scholarships to young women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math…

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21CF at CES 2017: Randy Freer talks consumer experience, ‘Alien’ and ‘Planet of the Apes’ go VR, Fox Innovation Lab gives award

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21st Century Fox was active last week at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 in Las Vegas, the annual showcase of the latest in the world of consumer technology. From business leaders speaking on panels, to the Fox Innovation Lab awarding its first Innovation Award, to “Alien: Covenant” and “Planet of the Apes” getting…

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21CF names SVP of Social Impact as part of its commitment to making a positive impact in the communities the company serves

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Our social impact programs are a big priority at 21CF, from strategic philanthropy, leveraging programming to amplify a pro-social message or partnering with organizations doing good. As part of this commitment to drive a positive impact in the communities where our colleagues live and work, today 21CF has announced Liba Wenig Rubenstein as its Senior…

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This week in 21CF news: ‘Alien: Covenant’ and ‘Planet of the Apes’ go VR, ‘Archer’ moves to FXX, Hulu adds CBS

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The first week of 2017 was busy with news about 21CF and its businesses. This week’s recap includes FOX News placing Tucker Carlson in the 9 p.m. anchor slot, “Alien: Covenant” and “Planet of the Apes” getting virtual reality experiences, Hulu adding CBS to its TV streaming offering, and more. FOX News taps Tucker Carlson…

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21CF Chats: ‘The Mick’ exec producer Dave Chernin on picking the show’s lead, writing on FX vs. writing on FOX, the show’s voice

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Having written for FX Networks’ long-running, irreverent comedy series “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” Dave and John Chernin have embarked on a new path by creating their own show on FOX – and they’re taking Sweet Dee with them. The brothers are the creators, executive producers and writers of the new show “The Mick” (special…

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