July 16 Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Inc
said on Wednesday it had offered to buy Time Warner Inc
in a move that would unite two of the world's most
powerful media conglomerates, but its move was rebuffed.
The media assets of the two companies are:
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc - the film and television unit
known for movies such as "The Dark Knight" trilogy, "The
Hangover" and "The Lego Movie"
HBO - a producer of hit shows such as "Game of Thrones", "The
Sopranos" and "Sex and the City"
CNN - news channel known for shows such as "Amanpour", "Fareed
Zakaria GPS", "Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown"
Cartoon Network - "The Powerpuff Girls", "Dexter's Laboratory",
and Ben 10
Time Warner also has broadcast rights for Major League
Basketball and National Basketball Association
The CW Television Network, a joint venture between CBS Group and
Time Warner Bros Entertainment, features shows such as "The
Vampire Diaries", "Supernatural" and "America's Next Top Model"
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Fox Networks and Productions - home to shows such as "Sons of
Anarchy", "The Americans" and "Justified"
Fox Sports 1 - broadcasts Major League Baseball, NASCAR, and
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Fox's movie and TV studios include:
Twentieth Century Fox - distributes franchises such as the
"X-Men" and "Ice Age"
Twentieth Century Fox Television - producer of shows such as
"Modern Family", "The Simpsons", "Glee", and "American Horror
Fox 2000 - producer of "Life of Pi", "The Devil Wears Prada"
Fox's TV channels include Fox News Channel, Fox Networks, and
National Geographic Channels
Fox owns television stations such as - Fox Broadcasting Network,
Fox Sports, Fox Television Stations Group, and MyNetworkTV
Fox also has stakes in satellite TV provider BSkyB, Sky
Deutschland, and Sky Italia
(Compiled By Lehar Maan and Soham Chatterjee in Bangalore)