21ST CENTURY FOX REALIGNS TV SYNDICATION, DISTRIBUTION

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21ST CENTURY FOX REALIGNS TELEVISION SYNDICATION AND
DISTRIBUTION BUSINESS 
New York, NY - July 8, 2013 -- 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ: FOX,
FOXA; ASX: FOX, FOXLV) today announced it has realigned its
television syndication and distribution unit Twentieth
Television, formerly part of Fox Television Stations, under
Twentieth Century Fox Television, the Company’s television
production studio.  Twentieth Television will continue to be led
by President Greg Meidel, who will now report to Gary Newman and
Dana Walden, Chairmen, Twentieth Century Fox Television. 
Under this new structure, Mr. Meidel and his team at Twentieth
Television will continue to handle all domestic broadcast and
cable television syndication, distribution and barter deals for
Twentieth Century Fox Television’s broad portfolio of hit shows.
These include “Modern Family,” “Glee,” “How I Met Your Mother,”
“New Girl,” “Family Guy” and “The Simpsons” as well as Fox 21’s
“Homeland” and Fox Television Studios’ “The Americans,” among
many others. In addition, Twentieth Television will manage
distribution for Twentieth Century Fox Film’s motion picture
library, as well as shows produced by FX Productions and Fox
Television Stations. 
Fox Television Stations will continue to develop and produce
first-run programming, which will now be overseen by Stephen
Brown, Executive Vice President, Programming and Development,
reporting to Jack Abernethy, Chief Executive Officer of Fox
Television Stations. 
“This reorganization underscores the changing landscape of the
syndication TV business, more closely aligning the distribution
of our shows with our content creators,” said Chase Carey,
President and Chief Operating Officer, 21st Century Fox.  “I am
confident that Greg will continue to be a driving force in
capturing revenue opportunities for the programming we produce,
including Twentieth Century Fox Television powerhouse brands
like ‘Glee’ and ‘Modern Family.’” 
Carey continued, “Fox Television Stations has achieved great
success over the recent years and built a real position of
leadership, expanding its footprint in key markets and bringing
innovative programming to its millions of loyal viewers with
investments in first-run production as well as news, live event
TV and talk.” 
About 21st Century Fox
21st Century Fox is the world’s premier portfolio of cable,
broadcast, film, pay TV and satellite assets spanning six
continents across the globe. Reaching nearly 1.5 billion
subscribers in more than 100 local languages every day, 21st
Century Fox is home to a global portfolio of cable and
broadcasting networks and properties, including FOX, FX, FXX,
FXM, FS1, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, Fox Sports,
Fox Sports Network, National Geographic Channels, Fox Pan
American Sports, MundoFox, STAR and 28 local television
stations; film studio Twentieth Century Fox Film; and television
production studios Twentieth Century Fox Television and Shine
Group.  The Company also provides premium content to millions of
subscribers through its pay-television services in Europe and
Asia, including Sky Deutschland, Sky Italia and its equity
interests in BSkyB and Tata Sky. For more information about 21st
Century Fox, please visit www.21CF.com. 
About Twentieth Century Fox Television
A division of News Corp., Twentieth Century Fox Television is
one of the industry’s most prolific suppliers of primetime
television programming and entertainment content, including the
blockbuster and Emmy and Golden Globe winning “Modern Family,”
the pop culture phenomenon and Golden Globe winning “Glee,” the
celebrated anthology series “American Horror Story,” the hit
comedies “New Girl” and “How I Met Your Mother,” and the longest
running primetime scripted series in the history of television,
“The Simpsons.” The studio recently returned the Emmy Award-winning cult hit “Arrested Development” to production on new
episodes, and its cable production division Fox 21 is
responsible for this year’s Emmy Award winner and Golden Globe
winner for Outstanding Drama Series, “Homeland.” 
About Fox Television Stations
Fox Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in
18 markets and covering nearly 37.28 % of U.S. television homes.
This includes six duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los
Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well
as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix and Orlando. 
Contact:
Nathaniel Brown
(212) 852-7746
nbrown@21CF.com 
(bjh) NY 
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