21CF CEO James Murdoch’s remarks to the Royal Television Society Cambridge Convention 2017

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Below are 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch’s remarks to the Royal Television Society Cambridge Convention 2017, which he delivered earlier today. The Royal Television Society is an educational charity promoting the art and science of television. “Thank you, and good morning everyone. Thanks especially to Sarah Sands for chairing this session, and to my…

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11 key quotes from Lachlan Murdoch at Goldman Sachs Communacopia 2017: 21CF’s offer for Sky, theatrical windows, FOX Sports

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During his session at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia 2017 conference on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 21st Century Fox Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch sat down with Goldman Sachs analyst Drew Borst to discuss a wide range of topics, including 21CF’s response to the UK’s Secretary of State’s referring 21CF’s cash offer for Sky plc to the Competition…

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Nat Geo’s Courteney Monroe on breakthrough content, 21CF’s partnership, supporting women in TV industry at Edinburgh TV Festival

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During a conversation on Thursday morning at the Edinburgh International Television Festival, Courteney Monroe, CEO of National Geographic Global Networks, talked about how National Geographic is breaking through in today’s market, the benefits of 21st Century Fox’s long-standing partnership with National Geographic, the right way to think about A-list talent and the opportunities for women…

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21CF earns 113 nominations for the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards

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21st Century Fox received a grand total of 113 Primetime Emmy® Awards nominations from the Television Academy today. The race to the nominations is over, we’re looking forward to big wins at the 69th Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 17. Here’s a breakdown of 21CF’s nominations: FX: 55 nominations “FEUD: Bette and Joan” received 18 nominations, while “Fargo” received 16.…

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Hulu launches its live TV streaming service, announces 47 million monthly viewers, previews new shows at its 2017 upfront event

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During its 2017 upfront presentation at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York Wednesday morning, Hulu officially launched its live TV streaming service. The company also used the event to announce the acquisition of two hit TV series and the greenlighting of Season 2 for “The Handmaid’s Tale,” as well as preview some…

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Fox Networks Group’s Peter Rice talks creative scale, power of TV advertising, new era for storytelling at Milken Conference

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At the 20th Annual Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles, where leaders across industries gathered to discuss solutions to some of the world’s pressing challenges, Peter Rice, Chairman and CEO of Fox Networks Group, participated in a panel discussion and talked about the importance of scale for the business, data-driven advertising on Hulu and…

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FX Networks CEO John Landgraf honored at the T. Howard Foundation’s 24th Diversity Awards Dinner, challenges industry to do more

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FX Networks and FX Productions CEO John Landgraf was honored with the Corporate Leadership Award at the T. Howard Foundation’s 24th Annual Diversity Awards Dinner on Wednesday, March 29, in New York. The fundraising event recognizes and celebrates industry leaders and companies committed to diversifying the media and entertainment industry. John was presented to the…

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Star India CEO Uday Shankar at FICCI FRAMES: Rising censorship in India creating ‘violent polarity’ despite openness of internet

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In his opening theme address at the three-day global convention covering media and entertainment in India called FICCI FRAMES 2017, Star India CEO Uday Shankar turned the spotlight on censorship in India and the threat it poses to the creative community. He called the disturbing trend a threat to undo the recent technology-based progress the…

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