The company's Italian pay TV arm Sky Italia will invest heavily in two new television series, both with ties to Oscar winners. read more
21st Century Fox Co-COO James Murdoch recently told investors that about half of his studio’s cash flow comes from television series. “There’s maybe one other firm that can claim the same volume and success” that Fox has had in TV, he said at the Sanford C Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference in May. Show More Summary
This morning’s confirmation that Kevin Reilly was stepping down as Chairman of Entertainment at Fox Broadcast Co. ends weeks of speculation he would exit in the wake of the March promotion of Rupert Murdoch’s son, James to co-COO at 21st Century Fox, giving him oversight of, among other properties, the Fox broadcast network. Show More Summary
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The disappointing performance of movies including The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty, Walking With Dinosaurs, Runner Runner, and The Counselor still weighs on investors when they look at 21st Century Fox. But while Co-COO James Murdoch acknowledges that ”last year we didn’t have a great run” in theatrical films, he told the Sanford C. Show More Summary
The 21st Century Fox COO also discusses the company's approach to sports rights, explains recent divestitures in China and says it is important to spend money on "content that is big and matters." read more
Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA) F3Q 2014 Earnings Conference Call May 7, 2014 16:30 ET Executives Reed Nolte - Senior Vice President, Investor Relations Chase Carey - President and Chief Operating Officer James Murdoch - Co-Chief...Show More Summary
Former AOL and News Corp. digital unit head Jonathan Miller is also named a director at true[x] media. read more
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In addition to Mr. Murdoch, Jonathan Miller, the former chief executive of AOL, and Mich Mathews, the former chief marketing officer of Microsoft, are becoming directors of True[X], a venture capital-backed start-up.
Avon Pension Fund and others who owned News Corp stock from mid-February to mid-July 2011 charged in the class action suit that Rupert Murdoch, James Murdoch, former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks, and other execs at News Corp (before it split into two companies) committed fraud when the UK hacking scandal was unfolding. Show More Summary
"The more time goes by, the shorter any Chase Carey interregnum is likely to last," says one Wall Street observer about the implications for succession in Rupert Murdoch's empire. read more
Sons Lachlan and James Murdoch are installed in top posts, ensuring Rupert Murdoch's two media companies will remain in family hands long after he is gone. His older son, Lachlan, quit a top executive job in the company and retreated to Australia. Show More Summary
Watchers of Rupert Murdoch's empire are busy scrutinizing the new roles of his children Lachlan and James in an attempt to determine which may be the front runner to eventually succeed the media mogul.
(NEW YORK) — Rupert Murdoch’s son Lachlan will become nonexecutive co-chairman of both 21st Century Fox and News Corp., two companies controlled by the father. Murdoch’s other son, James, also is being named co-chief operating officer of 21st Century Fox, a TV and movie company that was separated from the publishing company News Corp. last…
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has made dramatic changes that position his two sons to ultimately take over the global media empire that Murdoch has spent most of his life building.
After the coffee. Before figuring out where the sun went.
Rupert Murdoch's other son, James, also is being named co-chief operating officer of 21st Century Fox
?James Murdoch says the unit has "continued to push creative boundaries across the company." read more
(Reuters) - Media and entertainment company Twenty-First Century Fox Inc said its board has appointed Lachlan Murdoch non-executive co-chairman and elevated James Murdoch to the position of co-chief operating officer.