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The Americans
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FX’s hit drama “The Americans” is making its Season 4 premiere tonight at 10 p.m. EDT/PDT. The first episode of the new season is titled “Glanders” and will pick up where last season’s finale ended.

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Top left to bottom right: Jorma Taccone, Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, Paul Scheer, Jessica McKenna, Nicole Byer and Alison Rich.
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FOX is getting back into late-night sketch comedy with a new series called “Party Over Here,” which is premiering tomorrow at 11 p.m. EST/PST. The half-hour show is brought to you by executive producers The Lonely Island – or the trio known as Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone. Actor/comedian Paul Scheer is also an executive producer and one of the show’s directors.

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At today’s Multichannel Wonder Women celebration in New York, Fox Group EVP of Litigation Jill Ratner was honored as a Wonder Woman. The annual gala luncheon, co-hosted by Multichannel News and the New York chapter of Women in Cable Telecommunications, honors female executives in cable television and communications. This year, 13 Wonder Women were selected by the editors of Multichannel News.

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John Nallen, Chief Financial Officer for 21st Century Fox, spoke with Deutsche Bank analyst Bryan Kraft at Deutsche Bank’s 24th Annual Media, Internet & Telecom Conference today. During the 45-minute discussion, John talked about how advertising dollars are flowing from digital to television, the strength of regional sports networks (RSNs) and the importance of having rights to shows, among other topics.

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FOX Sports is taking the Big East men’s basketball tournament where it’s never been before: virtual reality. The 2016 tournament, which kicks off Wednesday, March 9, at Madison Square Garden, will be aired on FS1 through the semifinals, with the final airing Saturday, March 12, on FOX. All games will be available for streaming on the FOX Sports GO app.

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Social Impact

On Feb. 18, 21st Century Fox and the National Geographic Channel launched a new social media campaign to drive support and awareness for girls' education. The initiative extends through March 10, giving viewers the chance to celebrate this year's International Women's Day by taking part in the campaign and contributing to the education of the more than 60 million young women who are out of school around the world.

New Girl
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“New Girl” introduced the world to a heartbroken Jess Day and her three single male roommates when the show premiered in September 2011. On Tuesday, March 8, at 8/7c, FOX’s hit comedy series starring Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield, Lamorne Morris and Hannah Simone will air its 100th episode.

Lucifer
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The cast of "Lucifer": guest star Jeremy Davies, Tom Ellis, Lesley-Ann Brandt and Robert Richard.
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In today’s convergent world, technology impacts every aspect of how we reach our audiences – everything from the when to the where. Despite the inhuman quality of technology, the data it yields provides us greater visibility into the very human elements of our audiences’ lives and, most importantly, their hearts. This is where the battle for attention is really fought and we win when our audience moves from a collection of rating points to a collection of fans.

The Last Man on Earth
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Phil Miller thought he was the lone surviving human after a virus swept across the planet – but he was wrong, and now he’s living through a different kind of fallout. “The Last Man on Earth,” FOX’s post-apocalyptic comedy starring Will Forte as Phil (who now goes by his middle name, Tandy), is making its return Sunday, March 6, at 9:30/8:30c.

Social Impact

The Television Club at Bishop Kearney High School recently received a state-of-the-art renovation of its studio, thanks to 21st Century Fox. The company purchased new equipment for the school’s student-run news station, WBKS, and professionals from Fox 5 trained the students on how to operate it.