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  • Murdoch's BSkyB Ups Stake in Virtual Reality Company Jaunt

    Rupert Murdoch's U.K. pay TV operator BSkyB has invested a further $400,000 in Jaunt, a Silicon Valley company specializing in 3D virtual reality entertainment. The move follows BSkyB's $350,000 investment in Jaunt in December 2013. "These investments...
  • Time Warner Unmoved by Fox's Board Seat Offer

    21st Century Fox is willing to give Time Warner shareholders representation on its board as part of a bid for the media giant. However, participation in the leadership of the tightly controlled conglomerate may not be enough to make much difference,...
  • Despite Fox-Time Warner Talks, Media M&A Frenzy Might Not Be Brewing

    Word that Time Warner nixed 21st Century Fox's $80 billion takeover offer spurred many Wall Street analysts and pundits to speculate that the media and entertainment biz is on the cusp of a crazy wave of consolidation. Conventional wisdom is that there's...
  • One Thing Is Certain: A Fox-Time Warner Combination Would Get D.C. Scrutiny

    A Senate hearing on Wednesday was expected to focus on the proposed combinations of distribution giants Comcast with Time Warner Cable and AT&T with DirecTV. Instead, news of Rupert Murdoch's idea to merge 21st Century Fox with Time Warner was the new...
  • John Malone's Liberty Global Buys $824 million Stake in U.K.'s ITV

    John Malone's Liberty Global has bought a 6.4% stake in ITV, the U.K.'s leading commercial TV broadcaster. Liberty Global already owns the territory's leading cabler, Virgin Media. Liberty Global paid £481 million ($824 million) to buy the shares...
  • Fox bid for Time Warner could reach $91 billion, analyst says

    Fox bid for Time Warner could reach $91 billion, analyst says
    Wall Street is waiting for Rupert Murdoch's next move. Even though Time Warner said it wasn't interested in being acquired by Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, most investors believe that Murdoch and his team would continue their pursuit of the prize....
  • 21st Century Fox goes after Time Warner. 'Big Bang' wants big bucks.

    21st Century Fox goes after Time Warner. 'Big Bang' wants big bucks.
    After the coffee. Before another day at the Beverly Hills Hilton The Skinny: Another day, another potential media merger to obsess over. We have lots of coverage of 21st Century Fox's rebuffed offer for Time Warner and we're pretty sure this won't be...
  • CBS Chief: 'Thursday Night Football' Will Be Fall's Biggest New Hit

    Leslie Moonves has no doubt that CBS has the biggest new show of the fall with the launch of "Thursday Night Football" franchise. Moonves took part in a Television Critics Assn. press tour session on Thursday to tubthump the eight games coming to CBS'...
  • Rupert Murdoch passes on buying Tribune papers

    Looks like there are a couple more companies that Rupert Murdoch won't be buying. Fresh off the news that Time Warner rejected an $80 billion takeover bid from Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, Murdoch said Thursday that he won't be purchasing either the...
  • Dodger TV blackout continues! Will 'Sex Tape' score?

    Dodger TV blackout continues! Will 'Sex Tape' score?
    After the coffee. Before the week that never ends finally ends. The Skinny: This has been one long week! But I'll also say on a personal front it has been one of my most productive. If I had enough money socked away, this would be a good way to go out!...
  • Murdoch says he cannot buy Tribune Co. or LA Times

    Murdoch says he cannot buy Tribune Co. or LA Times
    Twenty-First Century Fox cannot buy publisher Tribune Co. or its Los Angeles Times newspaper, Fox Chief Executive Rupert Murdoch wrote on Twitter on Friday, citing U.S. laws on media ownership. “Sorry can't buy Trib group or LA Times - cross-...
  • Time Warner looks at ways to counter 21st Century Fox's buyout bid

    Time Warner looks at ways to counter 21st Century Fox's buyout bid
    Rupert Murdoch's entertainment company, 21st Century Fox, pounced on its prey at an opportune moment. Over lunch in New York in early June, Murdoch's top lieutenant, Chase Carey, told Time Warner Inc. Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes that Fox wanted to buy...