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Twenty-First Century Fox
Thursday, Jul. 19, 2018
In a battle among media giants for control of Twenty-First Century Fox's entertainment business, Comcast has blinked.
The cable and media company said Thursday that it is dropping its bid, instead focusing on its pursuit of the European pay-TV operator Sky. Fox owns 39 percent of Sky and...
Wednesday, Jun. 27, 2018
The Walt Disney Co. on Wednesday won U.S. antitrust approval for its $71.3 billion bid for Twenty-First Century Fox's entertainment assets.
Disney must first sell its 22 regional sports networks, the Department of Justice said. The company has 90 days to sell the networks, with an option...
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2018
The mouse is chasing the fox.
Disney is upping the ante for Fox, making a $70.3 billion counterbid for Fox's entertainment businesses following Comcast's $65 billion offer for the company.
The battle for Twenty-First Century Fox reflects a new imperative among entertainment and...
Thursday, Jun. 14, 2018
Competing bids from Comcast and Disney for the bulk of Twenty-First Century Fox come as the media landscape changes and companies get more involved in both creating and distributing content.
"X-Men" and other movies from Fox's studios would help beef up Disney's upcoming streaming service...
Wednesday, Jun. 13, 2018
Now that a federal judge has cleared AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner, other companies are likely to rush to consolidate.
Tuesday's ruling signaled that federal regulators might have a hard time stopping companies from getting bigger by gobbling up rivals and the content...
Tuesday, Sep. 12, 2017
The British government will refer Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.'s bid for satellite broadcaster Sky to the country's competition regulator for further examination, in a blow to Rupert Murdoch's takeover plans.
Culture Secretary Karen Bradley told lawmakers Tuesday that she intended to...
Thursday, Jun. 29, 2017
Britain's government stalled Twenty-First Century Fox's takeover bid of the Sky pay television and broadband network Thursday after media regulators expressed concern about the influence of Rupert Murdoch and his family.
Culture Secretary Karen Bradley told the House of Commons that the...
Thursday, Jun. 11, 2015
Rupert Murdoch is preparing to hand over the CEO job at Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. to his son, James, while his other son, Lachlan, will become executive co-chairman, according to a person with direct knowledge with the matter.
Murdoch, 84, one of...