National Geographic

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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) Phillip Carter (CNAS), Gen. Peter Chiarelli (Ret. Vice COS, U.S. Army), Martha Raddatz (ABC News), Rep. Ruben Gallego and Rep. Jim Banks participate in a panel discussion in advance of “The Long Road Home” screening.
Events

On Nov. 1, 21CF and the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) hosted the first event in a new national security-themed film and television series in Washington, D.C., featuring the first two episodes of National Geographic’s limited series “The Long Road Home,” based on the best-selling book by ABC News Chief Global Affairs Correspondent Martha Raddatz.

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National Geographic’s Global Advertising/Partnership teams are earning well-deserved recognition for their groundbreaking work. The Shorty Social Good Awards recently named National Geographic’s integrated partnerships with GSK Consumer Healthcare (“Chasing Genius”), Stella Artois (“Buy a Lady a Drink”) and Microsoft (“#MakeWhatsNext”) as finalists for this year’s honors. Separately, National Geographic’s partnership with Nike for the documentary “Breaking2” was selected as one of Twitter’s most creative international campaigns so far this year.

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes “Better Things” getting renewed for Season 3 on FX, National Geographic acquiring syndication rights to “Running Wild With Bear Grylls,” FOX Sports deploying high-speed cameras for its World Series coverage and more.

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Events

Earlier this week, Courteney Monroe, CEO of National Geographic Global Networks, delivered keynote remarks at MIPCOM, marking the first time National Geographic was invited for a keynote presentation at the annual gathering for the global TV industry in Cannes, France. She took the opportunity to highlight a banner year for National Geographic and discuss the network’s scripted-programming strategy.

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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.

Events

Last week, National Geographic and the Facebook Journalism Project presented a panel discussion in Washington, D.C., focused on the topic of visual storytelling and photojournalism on Instagram.

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes a big night for Donald Glover and FX’s “Atlanta” at the Emmys, Fox’s new TV Everywhere experience, 20th Century Fox Film Chairman and CEO Stacey Snider on a variety of topics (including the future of Wolverine), and more.

Social Impact

21st Century Fox’s National Geographic recently announced the winners of Chasing Genius, a digital community launched in June with GSK Consumer Healthcare. 

Company

This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes 21CF CEO James Murdoch and 21CF Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch talking about 21CF’s offer for Sky, Fox Searchlight’s “The Shape of Water” (in theaters Dec. 8) winning the Golden Lion for best film at the Venice Film Festival, FOX’s “The Orville” starting strong, and more.