This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes a huge opening weekend for “Kingsman: The Golden Circle,” 21CF Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch talking workplace culture, FX Networks and FX Productions CEO John Landgraf’s skepticism about social media driving TV viewership, FOX Sports’ World Cup plans, and more.


Fox Networks Group (FNG) presented its 2017-18 primetime programming schedule in an entertaining event at the Beacon Theatre in New York City on Monday, May 15. The presentation, which featured both FNG executives and talent from FOX’s current and upcoming shows, underscored the quantifiable value of FOX’s audience across platforms and previewed the schedule for returning and new primetime series for the upcoming season.