Chris Geere, Star of “You’re the Worst” on FXX, to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Aug. 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What: 
FX Networks will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate the third season of FXX’s critically-acclaimed comedy YOU’RE THE WORST, which premieres on August 31.

In honor of the launch, YOU’RE THE WORST star Chris Geere, will ring the Opening Bell. 

FX Networks is a business unit of 21st Century Fox (Nasdaq:FOXA) (Nasdaq:FOX).

Where:
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET          

FX Networks Media Contacts:
Susan Kesser
FX Networks
(310) 369-2773
Susan.Kesser@FXNetworks.com 

Adriana Lemus
FX Networks
(310) 369-8309
Adriana.Lemus@FXNetworks.com 

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Emily Pan
(646) 441-5120
emily.pan@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
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Webcast:
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Photos:
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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 more than 1.8 billion subscribers in approximately 50 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, STAR India, 28 local television stations in the U.S. and more than 300 international channels; film studio Twentieth Century Fox Film; and television production studios Twentieth Century Fox Television and a 50% ownership interest in Endemol Shine Group. The Company also holds a 39.1% ownership interest in Sky, Europe’s leading entertainment company, which serves 21 million customers across five countries.  For more information about 21st Century Fox, please visit www.21CF.com

ABOUT FX NETWORKS
FX Networks, a business unit of 21st Century Fox, is comprised of the networks FX, FXX and FXM and the video on-demand app FXNOW. FX, the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel, launched in June of 1994 and is carried in 91 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series, including The Americans, The Strain, Tyrant and the upcoming Taboo and Legion; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story and the upcoming Trust and Feud; acclaimed hit comedy series including the award-winning Louie, Archer, Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, Baskets and the upcoming Better Things and Atlanta. In 2016, FX received a basic cable record 56 Emmy® Award nominations, including outstanding program nominations for The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story and Fargo (Limited Series), The Americans (Drama Series) and Archer (Animated Program). FX’s roster of acquired hit series includes Two and a Half Men, How I Met Your Mother and Mike & Molly. FXX, the newest network, launched in September 2013 and is carried in 79 million homes.  Geared towards a young adult audience, the schedule features original series, movies, and acquired series. The channel is anchored by the acclaimed hit comedies It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, You’re the Worst and Man Seeking Woman. FXX is also the exclusive cable home to The Simpsons, the longest-running comedy in TV history, the late night animated block Animation Domination, and acquired hit series such as In Living Color, Mad About You and Parks and Recreation. FXM (formerly Fox Movie Channel) was launched in October of 1994 and is now carried in 55 million homes. Its schedule features classic films during the day (FXM Retro), and contemporary box office hits and acclaimed, award-winning films in the evening, as well as short-form award-winning original programming.

About Nasdaq-100 Index®
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