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.

Social Impact

The annual Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is known for many things – sunshine, rosé wine and some of the most coveted awards in the advertising industry. Recently, it’s become known for being home to conversations about the difficult issues facing the business with regard to its poor track record of diversity, from the new “Glass Lion” award to honor campaigns that shatter gender stereotypes to a host of panel content about social consciousness in marketing.


Joe Marchese, President of Advanced Advertising Products at Fox Networks Group, was inducted into the American Advertising Federation’s Advertising Hall of Achievement at an induction ceremony in New York City today. The Hall of Achievement, founded in 1993, honors outstanding advertising leaders age 40 and under.