Industry

During his Tuesday session at Business Insider’s annual IGNITION conference, 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch sat down with Business Insider Editor-in-Chief Henry Blodget to discuss a variety of business and industry topics.

Company

21st Century Fox has 13 colleagues chosen for The Hollywood Reporter’s 2016 Women in Entertainment Power 100, an annual list of “female heavy hitters” in the industry.

Industry

At his morning session at the UBS 44th Annual Global Media and Communications Conference today, 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch had a wide-spanning conversation with UBS Securities analyst Doug Mitchelson. During the hour-long discussion, James took the opportunity to talk about the trajectory of the business, transitioning to being more focused on streaming, challenges of going direct-to-consumer, FOX News’ post-election prospects and more.

Events

On Thursday, 21st Century Fox, Fox Searchlight Pictures and the MPAA hosted a special screening of Fox Searchlight’s new film “Jackie” (now in theaters) at a premiere event in Washington, D.C.

Company

This week’s recap of news about 21CF and its businesses includes FX ordering a “Sons of Anarchy” spinoff pilot, the Thanksgiving Day NFL game between the Cowboys and Redskins setting a record for FOX, “Assassin’s Creed” entering virtual reality, and more.

Company

"We are deeply saddened to report that FOX Sports has lost six members of our FOX Sports Brazil family in the tragic plane crash outside of Medellin, Colombia."

Company

TOLO News, a privately run Afghan TV news station owned by MOBY Group, has won the 2016 Agence France-Presse (AFP) Kate Webb Prize for its reporting in one of the world’s most dangerous countries. 21st Century Fox invested in MOBY Group in 2012 and currently has a 48 percent ownership stake in the intrepid media company.

Gerson A. Zweifach and his wife Jackie Zins, joined by James Murdoch at the New York Region of the Anti-Defamation League's 22nd Annual Human Relations Award Dinner on Nov. 17, 2016.
Photo credit: Michael Priest Photography
Events

Gerson A. Zweifach, Senior Executive Vice President and Group General Counsel for 21st Century Fox, was honored by the New York Region of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) at its 22nd Annual Human Relations Award Dinner on Nov. 17.

Company

This week’s recap of news about 21CF and its businesses includes a spotlight on National Geographic’s new series “Mars,” FOX News notching record ratings during Election Week, FX Networks setting a premiere date for “Taboo” and more.

TV

FOX News Channel’s new state-of-the-art studio, introduced to viewers on Election Day and announced as part of the network’s 20th anniversary, is a luminous space filled with features like a video chandelier, LED walls and LED columns. While viewers and passersby may marvel at what they see in Studio F, there may be just as much to admire in the studio’s unseen components.