Blog: October 2017

(L-R) FOX Sports MLB analyst John Smoltz, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (D-CA) and Congresswoman Nanette Barragán (D-CA)
Events

Congresswoman Nanette Barragán (D-CA) and Congressman Jimmy Gomez (D-CA) joined 21CF Public Affairs, FOX Sports and Major League Baseball representatives at Game 4 of the World Series for an up-close and personal look at the innovative technologies, intense investment and highly skilled professionals required to produce and broadcast the championship series.

Heritage

In honor of Halloween, below are a few photographs from the Fox Archives of famous film heads showcasing the art of film makeup and prosthetics from 20th Century Fox Film and Fox Searchlight Pictures titles.

Company

National Geographic’s Global Advertising/Partnership teams are earning well-deserved recognition for their groundbreaking work. The Shorty Social Good Awards recently named National Geographic’s integrated partnerships with GSK Consumer Healthcare (“Chasing Genius”), Stella Artois (“Buy a Lady a Drink”) and Microsoft (“#MakeWhatsNext”) as finalists for this year’s honors. Separately, National Geographic’s partnership with Nike for the documentary “Breaking2” was selected as one of Twitter’s most creative international campaigns so far this year.

Laura Ingraham and 21CF Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch celebrate “The Ingraham Angle” at last week’s launch reception in Washington, D.C.
Events

21st Century Fox Executive Chairman and Fox News Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch hosted an exclusive launch reception for Fox News Channel’s new primetime program “The Ingraham Angle” in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Oct. 25.

Guests of the 21st Century Fox World Series Watch Party gather at Due South in D.C. for Game 1. 
Events

On Tuesday, Oct. 24, 21st Century Fox’s Public Affairs team, in collaboration with FOX Sports, hosted an exclusive Washington, D.C. party for Game 1 of the World Series, where guests watched the Houston Astros take on the Los Angeles Dodgers on FOX.

Events

At the opening keynote for the 2017 Paley International Council Summit, 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch sat down with CNBC senior media and entertainment correspondent Julia Boorstin to talk about a wide range of topics, including the digital revolution for the media industry, going direct-to-consumer, the benefits of increased competition, NFL ratings and more.

Events

At the American Australian Association’s 2017 Benefit Dinner last night in New York City, 21st Century Fox Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch was honored for his achievements in furthering American-Australian business relations. The annual dinner raised nearly $2 million for AAA’s Education Fund and celebrated this year’s 17 Fellows.

L-R: Kyle Eichman (Senior Director for Technology Solutions, Sacramento Kings), Brian Woodland (Global Business Development, Shure), Paul Cheesbrough (CTO, 21st Century Fox), Sara Fischer (Media Reporter, Axios)
Events

In a conversation with Axios’ Sara Fischer at TecNation 2017, hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Technology Engagement Center in Washington, D.C., 21CF CTO Paul Cheesbrough discussed how 21CF’s technology investments are shaping the media industry and helping the company’s brands engage consumers around the world.

Heritage

During the 1910s, Theda Bara became one of the biggest stars in the film industry. This year, the Fox Archives is celebrating the 100th anniversary of three of her titles: “The Darling of Paris,” “Cleopatra” and “Madame du Barry.”

Company

This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes “Better Things” getting renewed for Season 3 on FX, National Geographic acquiring syndication rights to “Running Wild With Bear Grylls,” FOX Sports deploying high-speed cameras for its World Series coverage and more.