Blog: June 2017

Heritage

Do you believe? Twentieth Century Fox has exhibited a wide variety of UFOs in their films and television shows over the years. To celebrate World UFO Day (Sunday, July 2, 2017), I would like to focus on “Independence Day” (1996).

Company

The Fox Pride LGBT-Straight Alliance hosted an executive panel discussion during Pride Month at the Zanuck Theatre on the Fox lot in Los Angeles last week.

Company

As final exams conclude, and college seniors across the country prepare to take their first steps into the real world, FOX Sports University wraps up its ninth year, covering more campuses and impacting more students than ever before.

Social Impact

Courteney Monroe, CEO of National Geographic Global Networks, was honored with the Broadcast, Cable & Film Award by the UJA-Federation of New York Monday evening for her professional and philanthropic achievements. 

Heritage

Adam West, notably known for his role as the titular character Batman (the film was produced and distributed by 20th Century Fox Film in 1966), created a formidable connection with his fan base, nationally and internationally. In homage to Adam, who will forever be a pop culture icon and hero, we are sharing a few of our favorite photographs of him with his ever-dedicated fans.

He is and will be greatly missed.

“This Is Us” cast with creator Dan Fogelman. Photo courtesy of the Television Academy.
Social Impact

At the Tenth Annual Television Academy Honors on June 8, three programs from 21st Century Fox businesses were recognized for harnessing “the extraordinary power of television to advance social change.” The honorees included National Geographic’s “Before the Flood,” a documentary from Academy Award winners Leonardo DiCaprio and Fisher Stevens about the global effects of climate change, as well “

Heritage

While the film experienced a few production challenges, some of the most spectacular sets were created for “Cleopatra,” which premiered in New York City on June 12, 1963.

TV

Fox Networks Group announced yesterday that the availability of its new FOX NOW streaming experience has expanded to iOS immediately, and later this month on Roku devices and Android as well. The new FOX NOW lets consumers watch live and on-demand programming from FOX, FX Networks and National Geographic for the first time in a single app.

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Just over a year ago, 21st Century Fox led an $8 million B funding round for theSkimm, a multi-platform audience company that curates news and events for millennials. 21CF’s newly launched group Women@Fox hosted a conversation on Tuesday, June 6, to catch up with co-founders Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin.

Social Impact

21st Century Fox’s National Geographic is now accepting submissions for Chasing Genius, a new digital community developed in partnership with GSK Consumer Healthcare based on the idea that global change can come from anyone and anywhere.