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FOX Networks Group’s shows were among some of the most talked about at the recent 2016 Comic-Con International, the world’s biggest pop culture and entertainment convention.

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As a show featuring an American family wedged in a tumultuous power struggle in the fictional Middle Eastern country of Abuddin, FX’s “Tyrant” looks and feels different from just about any other television drama today. With that distinctiveness comes a certain responsibility to accuracy and entertainment, which holds particular weight in today’s world.

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Fox Audience Strategy has announced that writer Ester Lou Weithers is this year’s FOX Writers Intensive (FWI) Fellow. Ester, who was selected from a group of 12 finalists announced earlier this year, has received a script development deal with FOX Broadcasting Company and 20th Century Fox Television.

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21st Century Fox received a grand total of 103 Emmy Awards from the Television Academy today, which means there will be plenty of anticipation here when the winners are announced at the 68th Emmy Awards on Sunday, September 18.

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If you tune in to the 2016 MLB All-Star Game on FOX on Tuesday, July 12, you’re in for a cinematic experience, thanks to the high-tech cameras that will be used at the event. Some will be burrowed in the field itself.

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Fox Networks Group is dedicated to the development of new technologies that give consumers more choice, control and convenience. The results speak for themselves: Fox Networks Group leads the industry in video on demand (VOD) with FOX and FX combining for six of the top 10 shows September through March. Today it’s taking a groundbreaking step forward to allow viewers to live stream FOX primetime programming across every TV market in the U.S. We talked with Brian Sullivan, president of digital for Fox Networks Group, to learn more about FOX’s big announcement.

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“[If] you fall in love with a book and you read it sequentially chapter by chapter, and you might stay up late going chapter by chapter, you didn't ‘binge’ on the book. You had a great experience loving this book, right? Internally, we call it ‘marathoning,’ which at least gives you a sense of accomplishment after 15 hours of ‘24.’"

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At PromaxBDA’s The Conference 2016, FX Networks and FX Productions CEO John Landgraf sat beside creator, executive producer and star of FX’s “Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll” Denis Leary to talk about the state of television and marketing – and drop a handful of f-bombs in the process.

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At the 116th U.S. Open Championship, FOX Sports is using the latest technology just about everywhere you can imagine -- from the tee to the green, from underground to the skies. While the 202 microphones, 33 miles of fiber optics, aerial drone footage and other tech are certainly striking, every piece of technology used in the U.S. Open has been carefully considered, vetted and selected to ensure that it enhances the viewer experience.

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It may have taken a while, but the strong viewership for the 2016 Copa America Centenario tournament, along with the record-setting viewership for the Women’s World Cup 2015, finally cements soccer as one of the “Big 4” sports in the U.S., according to David Neal, executive producer of FIFA World Cup for FOX Sports.