Blog: February 2016

Film

20th Century Fox Film won four Oscars at the 88th Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 28. Here’s a list of their wins and some exclusive photos from the event.

Big Cat Week Europe
Social Impact

Nat Geo Wild Europe launched its sixth annual Big Cat Week in February. Each year, Nat Geo Wild sheds light on the plight of big cats around the world with a week of premieres.

Heritage

In the days leading up to the 88th Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 28, we’ll take a look at our rich Academy Award history by sharing from our 20th Century Fox Archives. Here are a few of my favorite ensembles.

Eddie the Eagle
Film

Michael “Eddie” Edwards won the hearts of people around the world with his memorable ski-jumping performance at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics – and he’s about to win even more starting this weekend. “Eddie the Eagle,” hitting theaters Friday, Feb. 26, will send you home flying high with inspiration.

Heritage

In the days leading up to the 88th Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 28, we’ll take a look at our rich Academy Award history by sharing from our 20th Century Fox Archives. Here's Yul Brynner with his Best Actor award for his role as King Mongkut of Siam in “The King and I” in 1956.

National Geographic - Cynopsis Social Good Awards
Photo credit: NG Studios/Pablo Durana
Social Impact

FOX Sports and the National Geographic Channels are among the nominees for the Second Annual Cynopsis Social Good Awards, which honor the entertainment industry's outstanding social responsibility initiatives. The winners will be announced at the Social Good Awards Breakfast on Thursday, April 7, in New York City.

Joe Marchese at Code/Media
Industry

Television has walked onto an uneven playing field, but at least it still measures true ad impressions. Joe Marchese, president of Advanced Advertising Products at Fox Networks Group (FNG), made this point and others at Re/code’s Code/Media 2016 conference in Dana Point, California, on Thursday.

TV

Often called the “Super Bowl of NASCAR,” the Daytona 500, which FOX will broadcast on Sunday, kicks off the NASCAR season with a bang. But the Super Bowl comparison underscores a key difference between NASCAR and other televised sports like the NFL, NBA or MLB, which spend their seasons building toward a grand finale at the end.

Courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures
Social Impact

In celebration of the exclusive global television premiere of "He Named Me Malala," Academy Award winner Davis Guggenheim’s feature documentary about the life of Nobel Laureate and activist Malala Yousafzai, 21st Century Fox and National Geographic launched a new social media campaign today to drive support and awareness for girls’ right to education no matter where they are in the world.

Planet of the Apes Hunter Kartalian
Heritage

In the weeks leading up to the 88th Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 28, we’ll take a look at our rich Academy Award history by sharing from our 20th Century Fox Archives. Here's Kim Hunter and Buck Kartalian on the studio set of “Planet of the Apes."