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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes the company’s industry-leading 27 Oscar nominations, FOX Sports’ strong showing in the fall, “The Greatest Showman” as a sleeper hit and more.

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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.

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes 21CF’s fiscal Q1 2018 results, “The Mick” getting a full second season, FOX exceeding its ad sales forecast for the World Series and more.

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Yesterday, 21st Century Fox announced its fiscal Q1 2018 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 strong growth in DMVPD subscribers, embracing disruption in the industry, and growing aspirations for Star India.

L-R: Kyle Eichman (Senior Director for Technology Solutions, Sacramento Kings), Brian Woodland (Global Business Development, Shure), Paul Cheesbrough (CTO, 21st Century Fox), Sara Fischer (Media Reporter, Axios)
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In a conversation with Axios’ Sara Fischer at TecNation 2017, hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Technology Engagement Center in Washington, D.C., 21CF CTO Paul Cheesbrough discussed how 21CF’s technology investments are shaping the media industry and helping the company’s brands engage consumers around the world.

Uday Shankar, Chairman and CEO of Star (third from right), joined by BCCI executives
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Star India, the leading sports broadcaster in India, won the global media broadcast and digital rights to VIVO Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket matches on Monday. With a global consolidated bid of 16,347.5 crore ($2.55 billion), Star secured global rights to IPL from 2018 to 2022.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Star India’s leading mobile streaming platform Hotstar is partnering with technology company Zapr Media Labs to improve the targeting of mobile advertising for consumers and brands in India. The partnership, announced today, will give the two companies the opportunity to overcome some of the hurdles that have constrained mobile marketing in India.