Hotstar

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Star India’s leading mobile streaming platform Hotstar is partnering with technology company Zapr Media Labs to improve the targeting of mobile advertising for consumers and brands in India. The partnership, announced today, will give the two companies the opportunity to overcome some of the hurdles that have constrained mobile marketing in India.

Industry

During his 40-minute conversation at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference yesterday, 21st Century Fox Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch had the opportunity to talk about a wide range of topics, including the forthcoming single authenticated streaming app to give customers access to all of 21CF’s key U.S. television brands, Hulu’s forthcoming OTT service, the explosive growth of hotstar in India and more.

Company

Yesterday, 21st Century Fox announced its fiscal Q2 2017 financial results. Afterward, the company held an earnings call featuring Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch, CEO James Murdoch and CFO John Nallen.

Company

This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes strong ratings for FOX News (and Tucker Carlson), new camera technologies during FOX’s upcoming Super Bowl broadcast, Oscar nominations, Fox Searchlight’s two Sundance deals and more.

Company

This week’s recap of news about 21CF and its businesses includes 21CF’s proposed acquisition of Sky, this year’s Golden Globes nominations (21CF has 19 nominations this year), FX Networks’ big showing at the Critics’ Choice Awards, FOX News Channel as 2016's most watched basic cable network and more.

STAR India's show “Satyamev Jayate” dives deep into societal issues.

Heritage

STAR India’s remarkable journey is intimately linked to the evolution of the modern Indian identity. Through the lens of Indian media’s history — specifically the role of STAR TV — we see a shining example of television blazing a pathway toward national self-knowledge.

Industry

At his morning session at the UBS 44th Annual Global Media and Communications Conference today, 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch had a wide-spanning conversation with UBS Securities analyst Doug Mitchelson. During the hour-long discussion, James took the opportunity to talk about the trajectory of the business, transitioning to being more focused on streaming, challenges of going direct-to-consumer, FOX News’ post-election prospects and more.

Company

Yesterday, 21st Century Fox announced its fiscal Q1 2017 financial results. Afterward, the company held an earnings call featuring Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch, CEO James Murdoch and CFO John Nallen.

Industry

During his 45-minute session at the 2016 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference on Sept. 14, 21st Century Fox Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch touched on the company’s strong upstream position, the company’s continual investment in brands and content, and STAR India’s impressive growth, among other topics.

"Atlanta" FX - fall 2016 series premiere
Photo credit: Matthias Clamer/FX
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What most people consider the last week of summer saw a handful of interesting reads about 21st Century Fox’s businesses. In this week’s 21CF news recap, FX Networks’ presidents of original programming Eric Schrier and Nick Grad talk about their approach to comedy programming, hotstar CEO Ajit Mohan gives an in-depth interview about STAR India’s successful mobile entertainment platform, FOX News finishes the summer on top and more.