Blog: January 2016

TV

FX's "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" will reveal a side of the O.J. Simpson trial you’ve never seen before. Based on Jeffrey Toobin’s book "The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson," the new limited series will premiere on FX on Feb. 2, at 10 p.m. EST.

The return of 'The X-Files' (January 24)
TV

The truth is out there for “The X-Files” fans – and by “there” we mean The Grove in Los Angeles. To celebrate the return of "The X-Files," Fox crash landed a UFO in the popular shopping and entertainment center. The new six-episode miniseries event starts with a two-night premiere on Sunday, Jan. 24, at 10 p.m. EST/7 p.m. PST, on Fox.

'Deadpool,' in theaters February 12
Film

It’s been more than 10 years in the making, but Ryan Reynolds is finally starring as the titular (and titillating) character in 20th Century Fox’s “Deadpool,” hitting theaters Feb. 12.

Photo credit: Frank Micelotta - PictureGroup/FX Networks
TV

FOX and FX took the stage at the winter 2016 Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour in Pasadena, California, on Jan. 15 and 16, respectively.

Joe Marchese at CES
PHOTO CREDIT: THE PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA
Industry

The Paley Media Council’s CES 2016 Review, which took place on Jan. 12 in New York City, aimed to filter out the noise and put the spotlight on the larger themes at play at this year’s technology event.

Zach Galifianakis on Baskets
TV

A man from Bakersfield, California, dared to dream big – so he enrolled at an esteemed clowning school in Paris. Chip Baskets eventually returned home in defeat and took a job as a local rodeo clown, his first step in his tortured road to clown legitimacy. This is the backdrop for “Baskets,” the new FX comedy, which premieres Jan. 21.

21st Century Fox wins big at 2016 Golden Globes, brings home industry-leading 8 awards
PHOTO BY ERIC CHARBONNEAU/INVISION FOR TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX/AP IMAGES
Events

21st Century Fox’s film and television businesses walked out of Sunday’s 2016 Golden Globes Awards show with eight total awards. Here are some photos from the FOX after-party.

PHOTO CREDIT: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNELS/STEWART VOLLAND
PASADENA, CALIF. - (L to R): National Geographic Channel’s Cesar Millan, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jason Silva and Sue Aikens with Courteney Monroe, CEO National Geographic Channels Global, celebrate the 15th anniversary of the channel while cutting a cake at the party following the TCA presentation.
TV

National Geographic Channel celebrates its 15th anniversary today. The cable TV channel, which launched in the U.S. on Jan. 7, 2001, was meant “for people who are learned, and for people who are just fascinated by the subject matter,” vice president of communications Russell A. Howard said at the time.