Blog: December 2016

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.

Events

During a sit-down conversation at a conference hosted Tuesday by the Latino Donor Collaborative, 21st Century Fox Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch sat down with LDC Co-Founder and Chairman Sol Trujillo to discuss a wide range of 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.