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Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOX.OQ)

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Sky says notes UK DCMS Secretary of State's announcement
Thursday, 14 Sep 2017 05:33am EDT 

Sept 14 (Reuters) - Sky Plc ::SKY PLC - RESPONSE TO SECRETARY OF STATE'S ANNOUNCEMENT.‍NOTES TODAY'S ANNOUNCEMENT BY SECRETARY OF STATE FOR DIGITAL, CULTURE, MEDIA AND ON PROPOSED ACQUISITION OF SKY BY 21ST CENTURY FOX, INC​.SKY PLC - NOTE SWIFT DECISION TO NOW REFER THIS TO CMA AND WILL CONTINUE TO ENGAGE CONSTRUCTIVELY IN THIS PROCESS.  Full Article

UK's DCMS confirms Sky,Fox merger to be referred to CMA
Thursday, 14 Sep 2017 05:16am EDT 

Sept 14 (Reuters) - UK's Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS)::UK'S DCMS - CULTURE SECRETARY CONFIRMS MERGER TO BE REFERRED TO COMPETITION AND MARKETS AUTHORITY (CMA).UK'S DCMS - SECRETARY SAYS WILL ISSUE AND PUBLISH MY FORMAL REFERRAL DECISION ON THE SKY/FOX DEAL IN THE COMING DAYS.UK'S DCMS - RECEIVED LETTERS FROM PARTIES CONFIRMING THAT WHILE THEY DISAGREE WITH DECISION, THEY WOULD NOT BE MAKING SUBSTANTIVE REPRESENTATIONS IN RELATION TO IT.  Full Article

Fox response to statement by UK's Secretary Of State for DCMS
Tuesday, 12 Sep 2017 12:08pm EDT 

Sept 12 (Reuters) - Twenty-first Century Fox Inc ::TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX - RESPONSE TO STATEMENT BY UK'S SECRETARY OF STATE FOR DIGITAL, CULTURE, MEDIA AND SPORT IN RESPECT OF 21ST CENTURY FOX'S CASH OFFER FOR SKY PLC.TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX - NOTES TODAY'S STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF STATE FOR DCMS THAT SHE STILL INTENDS TO REFER 21CF'S PROPOSED ACQUISITION OF SKY TO CMA FOR FURTHER REVIEW.DISAPPOINTED THAT SECRETARY OF STATE HAS CHOSEN NOT TO FOLLOW UNEQUIVOCAL ADVICE OF INDEPENDENT REGULATOR OFCOM.HAS ENGAGED WITH REGULATORY PROCESS RELATING TO THIS TRANSACTION SINCE OUTSET AND WILL CONTINUE TO DO SO."SURPRISED THAT AFTER INDEPENDENT REGULATORY SCRUTINY AND ADVICE, AND OVER FOUR MONTHS TO EXAMINE CASE, SECRETARY OF STATE IS STILL UNABLE TO FORM AN OPINION"."URGE SECRETARY OF STATE TO TAKE A FINAL DECISION QUICKLY"."LOOK FORWARD TO ENGAGING WITH CMA ON THEIR IN-DEPTH REVIEW AS SOON AS POSSIBLE".ANTICIPATE THAT TRANSACTION WILL CLOSE BY JUNE 30, 2018.  Full Article

Sky response to Secretary Of State's announcement on proposed acquisition
Tuesday, 12 Sep 2017 11:38am EDT 

Sept 12 (Reuters) - Sky Plc ::RESPONSE TO SECRETARY OF STATE'S ANNOUNCEMENT ON PROPOSED ACQUISITION."NOTES TODAY'S ANNOUNCEMENT BY SECRETARY OF STATE FOR DIGITAL, CULTURE, MEDIA AND SPORT ON PROPOSED ACQUISITION OF SKY BY 21 ST CENTURY FOX, INC".SKY - "DISAPPOINTED BY THIS FURTHER DELAY AND THAT SECRETARY OF STATE IS NOW MINDED TO REFER PROPOSED ACQUISITION TO CMA IN RELATION TO BROADCASTING STANDARDS DESPITE OFCOM"."WILL CONTINUE TO ENGAGE WITH PROCESS AS SECRETARY OF STATE REACHES HER FINAL DECISION".  Full Article

Twenty-First Century Fox says Peter Rice named president of co
Wednesday, 6 Sep 2017 12:28pm EDT 

Sept 6 (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc ::Elevated Fox Networks Group Chairman and CEO Peter Rice to President, 21st Century Fox‍​.Rice will continue to serve as Chairman and CEO for Fox Networks Group​‍​.  Full Article

Twenty-First Century Fox Q4 revenue $6.75 bln ​
Wednesday, 9 Aug 2017 04:02pm EDT 

Aug 9 (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc ::Twenty-First Century Fox Inc - ‍quarterly income from continuing operations attributable to 21st century fox stockholders of $0.27 per share ​.Twenty-First Century Fox - qtrly adjusted quarterly EPS from continuing operations attributable to 21st Century Fox stockholders was $0.36 ‍​.Twenty-First Century Fox - total quarterly revenues of $6.75 billion, $102 million, or 2%, increase from $6.65 billion of revenues reported in prior year quarter​.Twenty-First Century Fox Inc - cable network programming quarterly segment OIBDA increased 19% to $1.44 billion‍​.Twenty-First century fox inc - television reported quarterly segment OIBDA of $137 million, a $7 million decrease compared to the prior year quarter.Twenty-First Century Fox - ‍filmed entertainment generated qtrly segment OIBDA loss of $22 million, down $186 million from $164 million contribution last year.Q4 earnings per share view $0.35, revenue view $6.77 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Fox says "disappointed" with lack of government decision on Sky deal
Thursday, 20 Jul 2017 07:53am EDT 

July 20 (Reuters) - Twenty-first Century Fox Inc ::Welcomed recent statement by secretary of state that "Ofcom is unequivocal" regarding 21CF's genuine commitment to broadcasting standards.In respect of media plurality public interest consideration, we have proposed comprehensive undertakings to address points raised by Ofcom."Disappointed" that secretary of state remains minded to refer on plurality."We would urge secretary of state to complete regulatory process expeditiously".  Full Article

Sky 'disappointed' with lack of government decision on Fox-Sky deal
Thursday, 20 Jul 2017 06:41am EDT 

July 20 (Reuters) - Sky :Spokesman says disappointed with uk government's failure to make decision on fox-sky deal.  Full Article

Nexstar Media Group and Fox Broadcasting Co extend network affiliation agreements
Wednesday, 12 Jul 2017 07:00am EDT 

July 12 (Reuters) - Nexstar Media Group Inc :Nexstar Media Group and Fox Broadcasting Company extend network affiliation agreements and add over-the-top digital distribution through 2019.Nexstar Media Group - reached an OTT master agreement with Fox, specific agreements to launch on new internet-delivered programming services​.Nexstar Media Group - co reached specific agreements to launch on all new internet-delivered programming services already distributing Fox programming.  Full Article

Facebook, Twitter, Snap said to seek World Cup clips from FOX - Bloomberg
Thursday, 6 Jul 2017 01:38am EDT 

July 6 (Reuters) - :Facebook, Twitter, Snap said to seek world cup clips from Fox - Bloomberg citing sources.Facebook, Twitter, Snap have offered 21st century Fox tens of millions of dollars for rights to highlights from Russia-hosted games that air in U.S- Bloomberg.  Full Article

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Comcast, Verizon approached Twenty-First Century Fox to buy some assets: sources

Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc have both expressed interest in acquiring a significant part of Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's assets, two people familiar with the situation told Reuters on Thursday.