Fox CEO James Murdoch isn’t the only studio owner pushing hard to offer new movies to home viewers in the period when theaters insist on showing them exclusively. Warner Bros. also considers it an “imperative” to “offer consumers more...Show More Summary
Fox doesn’t believe it has to look for a merger partner to help it keep up with AT&T and Time Warner, CEO James Murdoch told analysts today in a quarterly conference call that only lasted a half hour — not the usual full hour. “Scale for scale's sake is not something that we think should be pursued,” he says. Show More Summary
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Adam Aron, CEO and President, AMC Entertainment has weighed in on the spat between the National Association of Theatre Owners and Fox CEO James Murdoch: "The theatrical window is a longstanding industry practice that has benefited studios, theatres and moviegoers. Show More Summary
Three Murdochs were among the top-paid executives at Twenty-First Century Fox last year. Rupert Murdoch remained the company’s highest-paid boss, with $34.6 million, followed by Vice-Chairman... To view the full story, click the title link.
21st Century Fox executive chairman Rupert Murdoch saw his annual compensation rise almost 25% compared with fiscal-year 2015, with a total package of $34.6 million. He made $27.9 million in 2015, when he also was CEO. His son James Murdoch, in his first year as the new CEO, was $26.4 million. Show More Summary
Fox CEO James Murdoch needs to “take some time to learn how [the movie business] works” National Association of Theatre Owners CEO John Fithian says today in a note to Deadline, picking up a gauntlet that Murdoch threw down yesterday. The...Show More Summary
Theater owners had better brace themselves for a new round of skirmishes over their exclusive access to new movies. “We have to think about these crazy hold backs that theater owners put in place — these blackout periods,” Fox CEO James Murdoch told an investor gathering today. Show More Summary
When it comes to mentoring young film makers, 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch is all about taking action. Lights, camera, action, that is. Murdoch is serving as a mentor to the Ghetto Film School. The school is all about bringingShow More Summary
Business is booming at 21st Century Fox. Thanks to a combination of hit TV shows and strong news viewership, the media giant has seen its profits soar this quarter, according to New Vision. CEO James Murdoch is set to speak on how his...Show More Summary
Fox News may have lost its longtime leader Roger Ailes, but the channel’s brand identity won’t be changing under his replacement. That was the message from Lachlan and James Murdoch, the top executives at Fox News parent 21st Century Fox, who addressed Ailes’ departure during the company’s call...
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The most compelling article we read Wednesday about the expected ouster of Fox News architect Roger Ailes was Michael Wolff’s piece in The Hollywood Reporter. Writes Wolff: “It was James Murdoch’s cold calculation that ended the hand-wringing debate: Whither Fox...
"James Murdoch is said to be arguing that Ailes should be presented with a choice this week to resign or face being fired."
According to Sherman, "James Murdoch is said to be arguing that Ailes should be presented with a choice this week to resign or face being fired."
Time is running out for “hundreds” of “incremental spin off [pay TV channels] that came up since the late ’80s,” Fox CEO James Murdoch told an investor gathering this morning. Cable and satellite companies may have to dump lots of them as...Show More Summary
Fox CEO James Murdoch was barraged with questions about the topic of the day — Hulu’s planned live streaming service — in his quarterly earnings call with analysts. He confirmed that his company is an “early licensee” helping to promote...Show More Summary
Business Insider's flagship event, IGNITION, is now in its seventh year, and it promises to be the most exciting yet. From media titans to hard-charging entrepreneurs, IGNITION 2016 features the best-known names and smartest voices from...Show More Summary
We are running this "Best of" in light of the VaXed, The Movie controversy having been pulled from the Tribeca Film Festival and subsequently thrust into the limelight. From January, 2012. By John Stone The Wall Street Journal reports that...