Industry

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Yesterday, 21st Century Fox announced its fiscal Q3 2017 financial results. Afterward, the company held an earnings call featuring Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch, CEO James Murdoch and CFO John Nallen. It was an opportunity for 21CF to discuss a wide range of topics, including 21CF’s strategic priorities, the digital MVPD revolution, 20th Century Fox Film’s strength and new advertising leadership for Fox Networks Group.

Events

At the 20th Annual Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles, where leaders across industries gathered to discuss solutions to some of the world’s pressing challenges, Peter Rice, Chairman and CEO of Fox Networks Group, participated in a panel discussion and talked about the importance of scale for the business, data-driven advertising on Hulu and the importance of diversity.

TV

The 2017 FOX upfront programming presentation is taking place in New York on Monday, May 15. With the big event almost a week away, we thought it would be a good time to check in with Bruce Lefkowitz, Executive Vice President of Advertising Sales for Fox Networks Group.

Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins offers opening remarks for the 2017 Hulu upfront presentation.
Events

During its 2017 upfront presentation at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York Wednesday morning, Hulu officially launched its live TV streaming service. The company also used the event to announce the acquisition of two hit TV series and the greenlighting of Season 2 for “The Handmaid’s Tale,” as well as preview some of its exciting upcoming original shows.

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.

Company

This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes stars joining 20th Century Fox Chairman and CEO Stacey Snider at a Ghetto Film School event in London, Star India CEO Uday Shankar turning the spotlight on censorship in India, FOX setting its summer premiere dates, Fox Searchlight closing a distribution deal for a film starring Robert Redford and Casey Affleck, and more.

Events

In his opening theme address at the three-day global convention covering media and entertainment in India called FICCI FRAMES 2017, Star India CEO Uday Shankar turned the spotlight on censorship in India and the threat it poses to the creative community.

Company

This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes a huge debut weekend for “Logan,” 21CF CFO John Nallen’s optimistic outlook for U.S. pay TV subscribers, Star Plus’ “Nayi Soch” gender equality promo getting more than 40 million digital views, FX Networks renewing “Taboo” and “Baskets,” and more.

Industry

During today’s Deutsche Bank 2017 Media & Telecom Conference in Palm Beach, Florida, 21st Century Fox Chief Financial Officer John Nallen had the opportunity to touch on a wide range of topics.

Company

This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes 21CF CEO James Murdoch discussing the combination of 21CF and Sky, Fox’s planned new streaming app, STAR India CEO Uday Shankar winning EY’s Entrepreneurial CEO Award and more.