This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes FOX Sports reaching a five-year agreement with the NFL to broadcast “Thursday Night Football,” “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” and “The Shape of Water” winning awards, Fox News Channel’s strong viewership for the State of the Union, and more.
- FOX snags ‘Thursday Night Football’ in massive five-year deal (The Hollywood Reporter)
- ‘Three Billboards’ named film of the year at London Critics’ Circle Awards (The Hollywood Reporter)
- ‘Shape of Water,’ ‘Blade Runner,’ ‘Black Mirror’ win Art Directors Guild Awards (Variety)
- TV ratings: ‘9-1-1’ continues to lead Wednesdays (The Hollywood Reporter)
- Fox News tops cable & Big 4 with Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech (Deadline)
- Maddow tops cable news demo ratings in January, but Fox retains overall wins (The Hollywood Reporter)
- Even with Trump interview, CNBC’s Squawk Box still couldn’t beat FBN’s Bartiromo in ratings (Mediaite)
- Kurt Sutter inks big new overall deal with 20th TV & FX Prods. ahead of Disney deal (Deadline)
- Danielle Sanchez-Witzel signs overall deal with 20th Century Fox TV (Variety)
- Fox News Channel picks up ‘OBJECTified’ Season 2 (Deadline)
- FS1 broadcast plans set for UFC Fight Night 125, with Fitzgerald and Felder on the call (MMAjunkie)
- Nat Geo Kids orders first original LatAm series (Kidscreen)
Enjoy the weekend!