This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes National Geographic’s day at the winter 2018 TCA press tour, “9-1-1” getting renewed for a second season, Fox News launching a documentary series, FoxNext Games acquiring Cold Iron Studios and more.
At its winter 2018 Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour in Pasadena, California, on Thursday, Jan. 4, FOX made a few exciting announcements for “Family Guy,” “New Girl,” “The Gifted” and more.
National Geographic’s bold step into its premium programming strategy less than a year ago has already yielded astounding results, including 15 Primetime Emmy nominations (the most in its history), five projects premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival, and the launch of a number of acclaimed series and documentaries. At its summer 2017 Television Critics Association (TCA) presentation last week, National Geographic laid out the new and returning programming that will continue this strong momentum.
Following FOX and FX Networks and FX Productions, it was National Geographic’s turn to take center stage at the winter 2017 Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour in Pasadena, California on Friday.
FOX and FX took the stage at the Summer 2016 Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour in Pasadena, California, on Aug. 8 and 9, respectively. FX led the TCA Awards with 3 Awards for “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” and 1 for “The Americans.” At the event, FOX shed light on the scheduling move for “Pitch." The highly anticipated MLB produced dramedy will move from Midseason to Fall, giving it the exposure of Empire and the World Series.
National Geographic Channel made a number of big announcements during its summer 2016 TCA press tour Saturday, signaling the realization of the transformational vision to become the world's leading destination for premium science, adventure and exploration programming announced last year.