Blog: April 2017

TV

Ben McKenzie, the star who plays lead character James Gordon on FOX’s “Gotham,” has been waiting a long time for the 16th episode of the show’s third season, which will air Monday, May 1, at 8 p.m. ET/PT: It will be the first time he’ll be credited as a director.

Heritage

Thirty years ago this month, “Raising Arizona” was released widely in U.S. theaters. This was Joel and Ethan Cohen’s second film, which they wrote and directed.

Company

As FOX’s upfront presentation on Monday, May 15, approaches, Fox Networks Group would like to draw your attention to two videos created by the company’s incredible storytellers highlighting the scientific principles behind attention and FOX’s ability to obtain quality attention to tell its brand partners’ stories to its audiences.

Events

During its inspiring upfront presentation on Wednesday evening, National Geographic presented its ambitious 2017-18 slate of premium, groundbreaking content. The “Further Front,” which was hosted at the Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City, included the presentation of seven new unscripted series, one new scripted series, three feature documentaries and a number of returning series.

"The Walking Dead" star Andrew Lincoln poses for a photo with fans in Lisbon.
Events

Fox Networks Group Europe & Africa recently wrapped up its huge press tour for “The Walking Dead” in Europe, which reached millions of fans. The tour to promote the second half of Season 7 of “The Walking Dead” involved a total of 16 events for more than 16,000 fans throughout London, Amsterdam, Lisbon, Madrid, Munich and Warsaw, all in the span of an active week in early March.

Heritage

Few people are aware that the current Fox lot in Los Angeles is actually the third lot to be occupied by the company in the city.

(L-R) Actor Geoffrey Rush; FOX Networks Group Europe and Africa President Jan Koeppen; National Geographic Global Networks CEO Courteney Monroe; and executive producer and director Ron Howard.
Events

National Geographic welcomed more than 400 guests to see the first episode of the upcoming series “Genius” at the Cineworld London Haymarket theater on Thursday, March 30.

Company

National Geographic was named a 2017 Pulitzer Prize finalist in Explanatory Reporting for its groundbreaking “Gender” magazine issue and the accompanying digital and video work.

Events

In keeping with tradition, FX Networks screened the Season 3 premiere of “Fargo” and hosted a bowling party last night in New York City.

Company

Each year, the Webby People’s Voice Awards honor “excellence on the internet.” National Geographic, no stranger to such excellence, has earned 12 nominations this year.