This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes FOX’s big audience for Game 7 of the World Series, “The Orville” renewed for Season 2, a premiere date for FX’s “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” and more.

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

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.


If you tune in to the 2016 MLB All-Star Game on FOX on Tuesday, July 12, you’re in for a cinematic experience, thanks to the high-tech cameras that will be used at the event. Some will be burrowed in the field itself.

Eric Shanks

Eric Shanks, FOX Sports president, COO and executive producer, spoke with Morgan Stanley analyst Benjamin Daniel Swinburne at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference today. During the 38-minute discussion, Eric touched on a wide range of topics, including regional sports networks (RSNs), the big sports opportunity in India and the importance of non-event sports programming.