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During the annual National Association of Television Programming Executives (NATPE) conference in Miami Beach, Florida, Fox Television Group chairmen and CEOs Dana Walden and Gary Newman were among the six recipients of the 2017 Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award.

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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.

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FOX made the rounds at the winter 2017 Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour in Pasadena, California on Wednesday and had a number of big announcements to share.

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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 (STEM).

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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 the virtual reality treatment, there’s plenty to recap from 21CF’s time at this year’s CES.

Social Impact

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 Vice President of Social Impact. The company has also promoted Vijay Sudan and Shira Oberlander, who launched 21CF’s social impact program in 2013, to Vice President, Social Impact.

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21st Century Fox took home four Golden Globes from Sunday evening’s awards show as FX Networks led all television networks.

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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.

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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.

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This week’s recap of news about 21CF and its businesses includes Fox Searchlight acquiring rights to Wes Anderson’s next film, the co-creator of “24: Legacy” on how the new show fits into the franchise, “Peak TV” continuing in 2016 and more.