Empire

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes National Geographic’s day at the winter 2018 TCA press tour, “9-1-1” getting renewed for a second season, Fox News launching a documentary series, FoxNext Games acquiring Cold Iron Studios and more.

Social Impact

In its annual report on the ethnic and gender diversity of the television industry, the Directors Guild of America in November identified Twentieth Century Fox Television as the industry leader in hiring diverse voices behind the camera.

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes FS1 setting a ratings record with the MLB ALDS finale, “The New Mutants” (in theaters April 13, 2018) trailer hitting the internet, a date for “Gambit” and more.

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes a huge opening weekend for “Kingsman: The Golden Circle,” 21CF Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch talking workplace culture, FX Networks and FX Productions CEO John Landgraf’s skepticism about social media driving TV viewership, FOX Sports’ World Cup plans, and more.

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes the launch of a single FOX NOW app to unite FOX, FX and National Geographic content; 21CF joining an effort to create a platform advertisers can use to better target ads across TV networks; FX Networks renewing “Legion” for a second season; and more.

"Hidden Figures" stars Octavia Spencer, Taraji P. Henson and Janelle Monáe
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Events

21st Century Fox took home 11 awards at the 48th NAACP Image Awards this past weekend. “Hidden Figures,” “Empire” and “The People v. O.J. Simpson” each received multiple accolades.

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FOX made the rounds at the winter 2017 Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour in Pasadena, California on Wednesday and had a number of big announcements to share.

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This week’s recap of news about 21CF and its businesses features FOX News’ election coverage, “The Simpsons” making TV history, FXX setting return dates for “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” and “Man Seeking Woman,” and more.

Heritage

FOX Broadcasting Company (FBC) debuted on Oct. 9, 1986, with “The Late Show with Joan Rivers” – a queen of comedy deployed to take on NBC’s king of late night, Johnny Carson. Rivers’ inaugural quartet of iconoclast guests included Cher, David Lee Roth, Elton John and Pee-Wee Herman, and the show was gangbusters.

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In addition to 21st Century Fox’s big night at the Emmys, this week’s recap of news about 21CF and its businesses covers CEO James Murdoch’s comments at a recent investor conference, National Geographic announcing its first ever Earth Week, FX Networks renewing “Atlanta” and “Better Things,” a 13-day marathon of “The Simpsons” on FXX, and more.