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21st Century Fox received a grand total of 113 Primetime Emmy® Awards from the Television Academy today.  The race to the nominations is over, we're looking forward to big wins at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, September 17.

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes a huge debut weekend for “Logan,” 21CF CFO John Nallen’s optimistic outlook for U.S. pay TV subscribers, Star Plus’ “Nayi Soch” gender equality promo getting more than 40 million digital views, FX Networks renewing “Taboo” and “Baskets,” and more.

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A day after FOX made a splash at the winter 2017 Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour in Pasadena, California, it was FX Networks and FX Productions’ turn to take the stage on Thursday.

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21st Century Fox walked away from the 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards, hosted at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, with 12 awards – six for film and six for television.

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When all was said and done, 21st Century Fox walked away from the 68th Emmy Awards with 27 awards across its businesses. FX Networks took home 18 Emmys on its own, setting a new record for basic cable, thanks in large part to “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.”

Nick Grad and Eric Schrier, presidents of original programming at FX Networks.
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FX Networks heads into Sunday’s 68th Emmy Awards show with 12 Creative Arts Emmys already under its belt and a total of 56 nominations, the most in its history and the most ever for an ad-supported cable network. That level of achievement doesn’t happen overnight. At FX, not many people know this better than Eric Schrier and Nick Grad, presidents of original programming.

Zach Galifianakis on Baskets
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A man from Bakersfield, California, dared to dream big – so he enrolled at an esteemed clowning school in Paris. Chip Baskets eventually returned home in defeat and took a job as a local rodeo clown, his first step in his tortured road to clown legitimacy. This is the backdrop for “Baskets,” the new FX comedy, which premieres Jan. 21.