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  • 21st Century Fox says it made offer to combine with Time Warner

    21st Century Fox says it made offer to combine with Time Warner
    Media mogul Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox recently approached Time Warner about merging the two companies in a deal valued at $80 billion, but the offer was rebuffed. In a statement, 21st Century Fox said it made a formal offer to Time Warner,...
  • Media Stocks Rise After Time Warner Rebuffs Murdoch Bid

    Wall Street boosted media stocks Wednesday in the wake of a disclosure that Rupert Murdoch-controlled 21st Century Fox made an $80 billion bid for Time Warner that was rebuffed. Time Warner shares rose as much as 17% in early trading before settling...
  • Fox's Peter Rice Reassures Creative Community About Network/Studio Consolidation

    Fox Networks Group Chairman-CEO Peter Rice was pressed into TV Critics Assn. tour service on Sunday, what with Kevin Reilly having been let go as entertainment chief and his replacements, Dana Walden and Gary Newman, have been in the job about 15 minutes....
  • Fox May Reap $10 Bil for Renewed Time Warner Bid via BSkyB Pay-TV Deals: Report

    Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox could generate more than $10 billion by selling its Sky Italia and Sky German satellite-TV holdings to BSkyB within the next two weeks -- and may use the funds to increase its takeover offer for Time Warner, according...
  • Time Warner stock surges after rebuffed Fox offer

    Shares of Time Warner Inc. surged Wednesday after Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox said it had tried to buy the company in a deal valued at $80 billion. Time Warner's board rejected the overture, but the offer drove Time Warner stock up 16% to $82.53...
  • 21st Century Fox - Time Warner deal would face intense D.C. scrutiny

    21st Century Fox - Time Warner deal would face intense D.C. scrutiny
    A potential combination of entertainment giants 21st Century Fox and Time Warner would likely draw intense scrutiny from the Federal Communications Commission, Justice Department, Capitol Hill and consumer groups already concerned about media...
  • Murdoch's Time Warner Bid Puts Spotlight On CNN

    CNN's future path may not necessarily be the same as parent Time Warner's. Time Warner rebuffed an $80 billion offer from 21st Century Fox earlier this month, both companies disclosed Wednesday, that would have combined the owner of HBO, TNT and Warner...
  • Spain's Telefonica Takes Stake in Berlusconi's Mediaset Premium Italian Pay-TV

    ROME - Spanish telecom Telefonica has acquired an 11.1 percent stake in Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset Premium pay-TV operation for Euros 100 million $136 million) in a possible prelude to more international partners joining the Italo paybox that competes...
  • Fox Business Enlists WSJ Economics Correspondent As Contributor

    Jon Hilsenrath, the chief economics correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, will join Fox Business Network as a contributor, the TV-news outlet said Thursday. Hilsenrath will continue his duties at the Journal, while making appearances on both Fox...
  • BSkyB Topper Sophie Turner Laing to Step Down

    LONDON -- Sophie Turner Laing, managing director, content, at Rupert Murdoch's U.K. satcaster BSkyB, is to step down later this year. Turner Laing has been at Sky for 11 years, during which time she has helped drive the creative and commercial...
  • Kevin Reilly exits Fox Broadcasting after tough season

    Kevin Reilly exits Fox Broadcasting after tough season
    The top entertainment executive at Fox Broadcasting has resigned in the wake of a bruising television season. The departure of Kevin Reilly as chairman of entertainment for Fox comes less than three weeks after he presented a new fall schedule to...
  • Digital-Video VC Luminari Capital Funds 6 Companies, Plans More Investments (Exclusive)

    Luminari Capital, a small Silicon Valley venture-capital firm focused on digital video that counts Rupert Murdoch's BSkyB among its backers, has revealed its initial six investments -- and founder and managing partner Daniel Leff said he's planning to...