Lachlan Murdoch

Company

Yesterday, 21st Century Fox announced that it intends to spin off to shareholders a portfolio of its highly rated news, sports and broadcast businesses to create a new “Fox,” which will include Fox News Channel; Fox Business Network; FOX Broadcasting Company; FOX Sports; Fox Television Stations Group; and sports cable networks FS1, FS2, FOX Deportes and Big Ten Network (BTN). Separately, 21CF announced that it has entered into an agreement to combine the rest of its businesses with Disney, including all the company’s film and television studios, cable entertainment networks, and international television businesses.

Company

This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes 20th Century Fox Film’s “The Post” landing top prizes already, 21CF Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch talking about the current “cathartic moment,” strong ratings for “The Orville” and more.

Events

On Wednesday, 21st Century Fox Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch had an opportunity to discuss a wide range of topics in a conversation with Business Insider Editor-in-Chief Henry Blodget at Business Insider’s annual IGNITION conference.

Events

At the American Australian Association’s 2017 Benefit Dinner last night in New York City, 21st Century Fox Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch was honored for his achievements in furthering American-Australian business relations. The annual dinner raised nearly $2 million for AAA’s Education Fund and celebrated this year’s 17 Fellows.

Company

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.

21st Century Fox Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch and Cynthia Littleton, Variety’s managing editor of television.
Events

At the inaugural Variety Dealmakers breakfast in New York City this morning, 21st Century Fox Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch talked about a wide range of topics, including the importance of sustaining a healthy workplace culture.

Company

This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes 21CF CEO James Murdoch and 21CF Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch talking about 21CF’s offer for Sky, Fox Searchlight’s “The Shape of Water” (in theaters Dec. 8) winning the Golden Lion for best film at the Venice Film Festival, FOX’s “The Orville” starting strong, and more.

Industry

During his session at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia 2017 conference on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 21st Century Fox Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch sat down with Goldman Sachs analyst Drew Borst to discuss a wide range of topics, including 21CF’s response to the UK’s Secretary of State’s referring 21CF’s cash offer for Sky plc to the Competition and Markets Authority, the need to address theatrical windows and the strength of FOX Sports.

Company

Yesterday, 21st Century Fox announced its fiscal year and Q4 2017 financial results. Afterward, the company held an earnings call featuring Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch, CEO James Murdoch and CFO John Nallen. The call was an opportunity for 21CF to discuss a wide range of topics, including the exciting growth in the DMVPD marketplace, reaching customers in increasingly diverse ways, the strength of 21CF’s TV and film businesses, and more.

Company

Today, 21st Century Fox announced its fiscal year and Q4 2017 financial results. Shortly after the company’s earnings were announced, Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch and CEO James Murdoch sent this internal memo to 21CF colleagues and colleagues across all its global businesses.