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Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOX.OQ)

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Mike Nelson Named Executive Vice President CFO For Fox Television Stations
Thursday, 14 Feb 2019 

Feb 14 (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc ::MIKE NELSON NAMED EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER FOR FOX TELEVISION STATIONS.APPOINTMENT OF MIKE NELSON WILL BE EFFECTIVE ON MARCH 1.  Full Article

21St Century Fox Reports Q2 Adjusted Earnings Per Share Of $0.37 From Continuing Operations
Wednesday, 6 Feb 2019 

Feb 6 (Reuters) - 21St Century Fox ::REPORTS SECOND QUARTER INCOME FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS ATTRIBUTABLE TO 21ST CENTURY FOX STOCKHOLDERS OF $10.83 BILLION.Q2 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.37 FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE $5.81 FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS.Q2 REVENUE $8.5 BILLION VERSUS REFINITIV IBES ESTIMATE OF $8.48 BILLION.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE ESTIMATE $0.33 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX INC QTRLY FILMED ENTERTAINMENT SEGMENT REVENUE OF $2,159 MILLION VERSUS $2,246 MILLION REPORTED LAST YEAR.TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX INC QTRLY CABLE NETWORK PROGRAMMING SEGMENT REVENUE OF $4,562 MILLION VERSUS $4,405 MILLION REPORTED LAST YEAR.TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX INC - QTRLY TELEVISION SEGMENT REVENUE OF $2,148 MILLION VERSUS $1,806 MILLION REPORTED LAST YEAR.TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX INC - IMPACT OF FOREIGN EXCHANGE RATES ADVERSELY IMPACTED QTRTLY REVENUE GROWTH BY APPROXIMATELY $195 MILLION, OR 2% IN TOTAL.TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX INC - ANTICIPATES DISNEY TRANSACTIONS CLOSING IN FIRST HALF OF CALENDAR 2019..  Full Article

The Walt Disney Company Reports Q1 EPS $1.86
Tuesday, 5 Feb 2019 

Feb 5 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co ::THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY REPORTS FIRST QUARTER EARNINGS FOR FISCAL 2019.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.84 EXCLUDING ITEMS.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.86.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE ESTIMATE $1.55 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.QTRLY REVENUE $15,303 MILLION VERSUS $15,351 MILLION REPORTED LAST YEAR.DIRECT-TO-CONSUMER & INTERNATIONAL REVENUES FOR QUARTER DECREASED 1% TO $918 MILLION.QTRLY DIRECT-TO-CONSUMER & INTERNATIONAL SEGMENT OPERATING LOSS INCREASED FROM $42 MILLION TO $136 MILLION.PARKS, EXPERIENCES, & CONSUMER PRODUCTS REVENUES FOR QUARTER INCREASED 5% TO $6.8 BILLION.IN QUARTER, OPERATING INCOME GROWTH AT DOMESTIC THEME PARKS&RESORTS WAS DUE TO INCREASED GUEST SPENDING AND HIGHER OCCUPIED ROOM NIGHTS.QTRLY MEDIA NETWORKS REVENUES FOR QUARTER INCREASED 7% TO $5.9 BILLION.CABLE NETWORKS REVENUES FOR QUARTER INCREASED 4% TO $4.0 BILLION.IN QUARTER OPERATING INCOME AT INTERNATIONAL PARKS AND RESORTS WAS DOWN MODESTLY COMPARED TO PRIOR-YEAR QUARTER.WALT DISNEY - INCREASE IN QTRLY DTCI OPERATING LOSS DUE TO INVESTMENT RAMP-UP IN ESPN+, LOSS FROM STREAMING TECHNOLOGY SERVICES, COSTS FOR LAUNCH OF DISNEY+.Q1 REVENUE VIEW $15.14 BILLION -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.STUDIO ENTERTAINMENT REVENUES FOR QUARTER DECREASED 27% TO $1.8 BILLION.LOWER OPERATING INCOME IN STUDIO ENTERTAINMENT IN QUARTER WAS DUE TO DECREASE IN THEATRICAL DISTRIBUTION RESULTS.  Full Article

Genting Malaysia Updates On Status Of Legal Proceedings
Wednesday, 23 Jan 2019 

Jan 23 (Reuters) - Genting Malaysia Bhd ::REFERS TO ANNOUNCEMENT IN RESPECT OF THE COMMENCEMENT OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS AGAINST FOX, TWENTY FIRST CENTURY FOX AND WALT DISNEY CO.FOX FILED COUNTER CLAIM AGAINST GENM ALLEGING BREACH OF CONTRACT AND BREACH OF IMPLIED COVENANT OF GOOD FAITH AND FAIR DEALING.FOX IS CLAIMING SUM OF ABOUT $46.4 MILLION IN RESPECT OF ANNUAL LICENCE FEES, GUARANTEE AMOUNTS / ROYALTIES AND TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENTS.  Full Article

Fox Corp Expects To Have At Least Five Directors Initially
Monday, 7 Jan 2019 

Jan 8 (Reuters) - Fox Corp: :EXPECTS TO HAVE A BOARD INITIALLY CONSISTING OF AT LEAST FIVE DIRECTORS.SUBJECT TO PHASE-IN NASDAQ RULES APPLICABLE TO NEWLY PUBLIC COS, A MAJORITY OF CO'S DIRECTORS WILL BE INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS.EXPECTS MANAGEMENT TO INCLUDE LACHLAN K. MURDOCH, RUPERT MURDOCH, JACQUES NASSER, JOHN P. NALLEN, VIET D. DINH, STEVEN TOMSIC.PRO FORMA REVENUE FOR FISCAL 2018 ENDED JUNE 30 WAS $10.15 BILLION.PRO FORMA NET INCOME ATTRIBUTABLE TO FOX FOR FISCAL 2018 ENDED JUNE 30 WAS $2.00 BILLION.SAYS MURDOCH FAMILY TRUST EXPECTED TO OWN 38.4 PERCENT OF FOX CLASS B COMMON STOCK - SEC FILING.  Full Article

21St Century Fox Announces Filing Of Registration Statement On Form 10 For Fox Corp
Monday, 7 Jan 2019 

Jan 7 (Reuters) - 21St Century Fox::21ST CENTURY FOX ANNOUNCES FILING OF REGISTRATION STATEMENT ON FORM 10 FOR FOX CORPORATION.21ST CENTURY FOX INC - 21CF ANTICIPATES TRANSACTIONS CLOSING IN FIRST HALF OF CALENDAR 2019.21ST CENTURY FOX - FOX TO APPLY TO HAVE SHARES OF FOX (NOT CO'S) CLASS A COMMON STOCK FOR LISTING ON NASDAQ GLOBAL SELECT MARKET UNDER SYMBOL "FOXA".21ST CENTURY FOX - FOX TO APPLY TO HAVE SHARES OF FOX (NOT CO'S) CLASS B COMMON STOCK FOR LISTING ON NASDAQ GLOBAL SELECT MARKET UNDER SYMBOL "FOX".  Full Article

Blackstone Bid For All 22 Regional Sports Networks, Not Just The Yes Network - CNBC
Tuesday, 20 Nov 2018 

Nov 20 (Reuters) - :BLACKSTONE BID FOR ALL 22 REGIONAL SPORTS NETWORKS, NOT JUST THE YES NETWORK - CNBC, CITING SOURCES.TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX, THE COMPANY THAT CURRENTLY OWNS AND OPERATES THE RSNS DID NOT BID FOR THEM IN THE FIRST ROUND - CNBC, CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

Amazon Bids For Disney's 22 Regional Sports Networks, Including YES Network- CNBC
Tuesday, 20 Nov 2018 

Nov 20 (Reuters) - :AMAZON BIDS FOR DISNEY'S 22 REGIONAL SPORTS NETWORKS, INCLUDING YES NETWORK- CNBC, CITING SOURCES.AMAZON, BLACKSTONE JOIN YANKEES WITH YES NETWORK BIDS-CNBC CITING SOURCES.POTENTIAL FOR FOX TO JOIN PE BID IN 2ND ROUND-CNBC CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

Walt Disney Receives Unconditional Approval From China For Twenty-First Century Fox Deal - CNBC
Monday, 19 Nov 2018 

Nov 19 (Reuters) - :WALT DISNEY RECEIVES UNCONDITIONAL APPROVAL FROM CHINA FOR TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX DEAL - CNBC.  Full Article

Fox News To Launch Fox Nation On November 27
Thursday, 25 Oct 2018 

Oct 25 (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc ::FOX NEWS TO LAUNCH FOX NATION ON NOVEMBER 27TH.FOX NEWS - NEW OTT PLATFORM OFFERED FOR $5.99 PER MONTH.  Full Article

Topsy-turvy season gives Oscars a best picture cliffhanger

LOS ANGELES, Feb 21 Hollywood's awards season reaches a climax at Sunday's Oscars with a cliffhanger over the top prize after a topsy-turvy best picture race marked by the fading of early favorites and the tantalizing question of whether Netflix can trump traditional movie studios.