Randy Freer

Company

Just over a year ago, 21st Century Fox led an $8 million B funding round for theSkimm, a multi-platform audience company that curates news and events for millennials. 21CF’s newly launched group Women@Fox hosted a conversation on Tuesday, June 6, to catch up with co-founders Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin.

Events

21st Century Fox was active last week at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 in Las Vegas, the annual showcase of the latest in the world of consumer technology. From business leaders speaking on panels, to the Fox Innovation Lab awarding its first Innovation Award, to “Alien: Covenant” and “Planet of the Apes” getting the virtual reality treatment, there’s plenty to recap from 21CF’s time at this year’s CES.

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Industry

The biggest problem facing the television industry today is one of interruption, according to Randy Freer, President and Chief Operating Officer of Fox Networks Group, at his recent keynote conversation at Variety’s Big Data Summit with Cynthia Littleton, Variety Managing Editor, TV. 

Company

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.

TV

Today’s NFL landscape is vastly different than it was a decade ago, and that has many implications for the attention and engagement of the football league's viewers. On Wednesday, FOX play-by-play announcer Joe Buck moderated an in-depth conversation about that topic at an Advertising Week 2016 Town Hall session. The panel included Fox Networks Group President and COO Randy Freer, Pro Football Hall of Fame member and FOX NFL Sunday analyst Michael Strahan, Fox Networks Group President of Advanced Advertising Products Joe Marchese, NFL CMO Dawn Hudson, and Magna Global SVP of sports investment Kevin Collins.