FOX Sports 1

Company

This week’s recap of news about 21CF and its businesses features National Geographic’s big rebrand, World Series wins for FOX, FOX Sports 1’s continued strength, “Before the Flood” premiering commercial-free across National Geographic’s digital and streaming platforms worldwide, and more.

Company

This week’s recap of news about 21CF and its businesses features FX Networks’ upcoming “X-Men” series “Legion” appearing at New York Comic Con, Skip Bayless boosting FOX Sports 1’s viewership, “Lethal Weapon” getting a full-season order from FOX, “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” nearing an international box office milestone, a look at FOX News’ strong year and more.

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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.

Eric Shanks
TV

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.