The People v. O.J. Simpson

Events

FX Networks and FX Productions CEO John Landgraf was honored with the Corporate Leadership Award at the T. Howard Foundation’s 24th Annual Diversity Awards Dinner on Wednesday, March 29, in New York. The fundraising event recognizes and celebrates industry leaders and companies committed to diversifying the media and entertainment industry.

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

Company

This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes FOX’s record Super Bowl ad sales, how FOX Sports is preparing for the Super Bowl live stream, “Hidden Figures” and “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” taking home SAG Awards, FOX News marking 15 years at No. 1, and more.

Company

21st Century Fox took home four Golden Globes from Sunday evening’s awards show as FX Networks led all television networks.

Company

21st Century Fox received a total of 19 Golden Globes Award nominations from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA).

Events

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.

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.

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TV

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.”

TV

Just ahead of crowning “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” cable’s most-watched new show of 2016, Julie Piepenkotter, EVP of Research for FX Networks, chatted with me about the brave new world of ratings and research.

TV

“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” ended its run as cable’s most-watched new show of 2016, averaging 12.6 million total viewers across all linear and non-linear platforms. The hit series has also amassed 143.9 million hours of time spent viewing, or 8.63 billion minutes, so far. That's the equivalent of 259 billion "views."