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Walden, Newman confirmed as Fox bosses

21st Century Fox has confirmed its studio bosses Dana Walden and Gary Newman will also lead its Fox Broadcasting Company network division. The pair will later this month take up their new combined roles as co-CEOs and chairmen of Fox Television Group, which will sit within Peter Rice’s Fox Networks Group unit, as first reported […]

Berman resurfaces with Fox-backed Jackal

Gail Berman has resurfaced six months after leaving her US prodco BermanBraun, and will lead a new Fox Networks Group-backed production group. The Jackal Group will focus on scripted, unscripted and factual programming. Berman will have an equity stake in the business, and lead it as CEO and chairman. She will sit on the board […]

James Murdoch to keynote MIPCOM

21st Century Fox’s co-COO James Murdoch will deliver a keynote at MIPCOM in October. Murdoch, son of Fox chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch, will address delegates at the Cannes confab on Monday, October 13, as part of the Media Mastermind Keynote interview series. Murdoch was promoted to his current role at media giant Fox earlier […]

FIC hires business affairs industry vet

Fox International Channels has hired Stuart Tenzer as senior VP, business and legal affairs. The former William Morris Endeavour Entertainment executive will handle 21st Century Fox-owned FIC’s global negotiations with major studios, alongside the division’s president and CEO, Hernan Lopez. He will also support FIC executive VP of scripted programming and original development Sharon Tal […]

James, Lachlan Murdoch land key Fox roles

Rupert Murdoch has handed his sons Lachlan and James key new roles within his entertainment media group 21st Century Fox. Lachlan Murdoch (left) has resigned from his role as chairman at Network Ten to become non-executive co-chairman of 21st Century Fox alongside his father, who is also CEO. He also takes the same role at […]

Fox to launch Cosmos on all major US channels

Fox in the US has followed suit from its international channels business by planning to simulcast factual series Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey across all of its main networks. The show will debut on Sunday, March 9 at 9pm ET/PT on broadcast net Fox and cable channels National Geographic Channel, FX, FXX, FXM, Fox Sports 1, […]

News Corp completes split

News Corp’s entertainment and publishing arms begin trading under separate companies today following the completion of its split. The entertainment division of Rupert Murdoch’s company, which houses its film and television assets, will now be known as 21st Century Fox after spinning out of the publishing arm, which will remain trading as News Corp. The […]

David Haslingden buys NHNZ and starts building factual super indie

David Haslingden, the former boss of Fox’s Networks division, has bought Kiwi natural history producer NHNZ and its associate Beach House Pictures from Fox and has also bought Australian producer Northern Pictures as he starts to build a factual-based super-indie. Haslingden’s departure as president and COO of Fox’s channels division was announced last September following […]

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