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Ryan Murphy to Donate All Profits From FX’s “Pose” to LGBTQ Charities

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Ahead of the June 3 premiere of his new FX series Pose, a dance musical about ball culture in 1980s New York City, writer and producer Ryan Murphy announced he will donate 100% of his profits from the show to trans and LGBTQ charities across the U.S. The series features the largest cast of transgender actors in regular roles in TV history, as well as the largest recurring cast of LGBTQ actors ever for a scripted series.

Ryan Murphy Talks Diversity in Hollywood, Hiring 50% Female Directors during Equity in Entertainment Award Speech

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At The Hollywood Reporter's 25th annual Women in Entertainment breakfast on December 7, veteran writer and showrunner Ryan Murphy received the magazine's inaugural Equity in Entertainment award for his work with Half, a foundation he launched in February with an aim to hire 50% female directors to work on all his television shows. Murphy, who has created series across 21CF businesses such as Glee, American Horror Story, Scream Queens, and American Crime Story, addressed the ways the entertainment industry has excluded minority voices for so long a

21CF Donates $100,000 to Flood Relief Efforts in Louisiana, FOX Stars Rally Public Support

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Louisiana has been an important production hub for 21st Century Fox and the film and television industry as a whole, which is why the company saw an urgent need to respond to the damage and casualties caused by the unprecedented rains there last week. Today, 21CF is donating $100,000 to help the disaster relief efforts in the affected communities, where our production teams have lived and worked.

Fox Television Group Chairmen Dana Walden and Gary Newman Honored for Their Longtime Support of Children's Rights

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At the Beverly Hilton's International Ballroom on March 10, the Alliance for Children's Rights honored Fox Television Group Co-chairmen and CEOs Dana Walden and Gary Newman with its 2016 National Champions for Children Award, in celebration of the duo's longstanding support for children in need. "Grandfathered" star John Stamos emceed the awards dinner, which also featured appearances by Seth MacFarlane, Ryan Murphy, Julie Bowen, Terry Crews, Trai Byers, and a musical performance by Ne-Yo.

21st Century Fox Sponsors American Foundation for AIDS Research Gala Honoring Ryan Murphy

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At its sixth annual Inspiration Gala Los Angeles at Milk Studios on October 29, the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) honored television writer Ryan Murphy with its Award of Inspiration for his contributions to the fight against HIV and AIDS.

21st Century Fox Presents Grant to Music Program at Orlando Elementary School

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On October 12, representatives from 21st Century Fox and the Give a Note Foundation presented a grant to Castle Creek Elementary School in Orlando, Florida, as part of the 21st Century Fox Give a Note Grants initiative.

FOX's Groundbreaking Series 'Glee' Comes to an End, Wins Special GLAAD Award

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After six seasons and 121 episodes, FOX's pioneering musical series Glee came to an end on Friday, March 20. The series leaves behind not only a long record of industry successes, including six Primetime Emmy Awards, four Golden Globes, and more than 200 singles in the Billboard Hot 100, but also a long legacy of leveraging its popularity to have a positive impact on society.

'Glee' and 'Modern Family' Honored for Shaping National LGBT Conversation

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At its annual Los Angeles Awards Dinner on Saturday, February 28, the Family Equality Council honored Fox's Glee and Modern Family for their role in advancing the national conversation about LGBTQ families. New Girl's Max Greenfield presented the awards toGlee creator Ryan Murphy and Modern Family creator Steve Levitan.

Fox Film & TV Writers are Finalists for Humanitas Prize

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Each year, the HUMANITAS Prize is awarded to film and television writers whose projects explore the human experience in a way that both entertains and enlightens, and this year, eight Fox writers are among the thirty-one finalists across eight categories. Of the twenty film and television productions nominated in the content categories, six were produced and/or distributed by Fox.

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