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Blackstone Bid For All 22 Regional Sports Networks, Not Just The Yes Network - CNBC
Tuesday, 20 Nov 2018 11:40am EST 

Nov 20 (Reuters) - :BLACKSTONE BID FOR ALL 22 REGIONAL SPORTS NETWORKS, NOT JUST THE YES NETWORK - CNBC, CITING SOURCES.TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX, THE COMPANY THAT CURRENTLY OWNS AND OPERATES THE RSNS DID NOT BID FOR THEM IN THE FIRST ROUND - CNBC, CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

Amazon Bids For Disney's 22 Regional Sports Networks, Including YES Network- CNBC
Tuesday, 20 Nov 2018 09:48am EST 

Nov 20 (Reuters) - :AMAZON BIDS FOR DISNEY'S 22 REGIONAL SPORTS NETWORKS, INCLUDING YES NETWORK- CNBC, CITING SOURCES.AMAZON, BLACKSTONE JOIN YANKEES WITH YES NETWORK BIDS-CNBC CITING SOURCES.POTENTIAL FOR FOX TO JOIN PE BID IN 2ND ROUND-CNBC CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

Walt Disney Receives Unconditional Approval From China For Twenty-First Century Fox Deal - CNBC
Monday, 19 Nov 2018 10:52am EST 

Nov 19 (Reuters) - :WALT DISNEY RECEIVES UNCONDITIONAL APPROVAL FROM CHINA FOR TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX DEAL - CNBC.  Full Article

Fox News To Launch Fox Nation On November 27
Thursday, 25 Oct 2018 11:25am EDT 

Oct 25 (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc ::FOX NEWS TO LAUNCH FOX NATION ON NOVEMBER 27TH.FOX NEWS - NEW OTT PLATFORM OFFERED FOR $5.99 PER MONTH.  Full Article

James Murdoch Resigns From Sky After Comcast Completes Buy Of Sky Shares From Fox
Tuesday, 9 Oct 2018 10:47am EDT 

Oct 9 (Reuters) - Sky PLC ::CANCELLATION OF LISTING AND DIRECTORATE CHANGES.MATTHIEU PIGASSE AND ADINE GRATE HAVE AGREED TO REMAIN ON SKY BOARD FOR TIME BEING.JAMES MURDOCH, JOHN NALLEN, CHASE CAREY, MARTIN GILBERT, ANDY SUKAWATY, TRACY CLARKE, KATRIN WEHR-SEITER RESIGNED BOARD WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT.JAMES CONYERS, SKY'S GROUP GENERAL COUNSEL, HAS BEEN APPOINTED TO SKY BOARD AS AN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT.OUTGOING INDEPENDENT COMMITTEE OF SKY RECOMMENDS SHAREHOLDERS NOT YET DONE SO ACCEPT COMCAST OFFER, URGES SHAREHOLDERS TO ACCEPT IMMEDIATELY.APPLICATIONS WILL BE MADE TO UK LISTING AUTHORITY AND LSE FOR CANCELLATION OF LISTING AND TRADING OF SKY SHARES.CANCELLATION NOTICE PERIOD OF 20 BUSINESS DAYS COMMENCED ON TUESDAY AND CANCELLATION IS EXPECTED TO BECOME EFFECTIVE ON 7 NOV.  Full Article

Sky Continues To Recommend Shareholders to Accept Comcast Offer
Monday, 8 Oct 2018 04:02am EDT 

Oct 8 (Reuters) - Sky PLC ::STATEMENT REGARDING 21CF OFFER.NOTES ANNOUNCEMENT BY FOX THAT CASH OFFER TO ACQUIRE FULLY DILUTED SHARE CAPITAL OF SKY HAS NOW LAPSED.SKY INDEPENDENT COMMITTEE CONTINUES TO RECOMMEND THAT SKY SHAREHOLDERS WHO HAVE NOT YET DONE SO ACCEPT COMCAST OFFER IMMEDIATELY.  Full Article

Banijay Is In Advanced Talks To Acquire Endemol Shine - Variety
Thursday, 4 Oct 2018 11:21am EDT 

Oct 4 (Reuters) - :FRENCH TV GROUP BANIJAY IS IN ADVANCED TALKS TO ACQUIRE PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION CO ENDEMOL SHINE - VARIETY.  Full Article

Comcast To Buy 672.8 Mln Sky Shares Held By Fox for 17.28 Pounds Per Share
Thursday, 4 Oct 2018 02:00am EDT 

Oct 4 (Reuters) - Comcast Corporation ::RECOMMENDED MANDATORY SUPERIOR CASH OFFER FOR SKY.ON 3 OCTOBER 2018 IT ENTERED INTO AN AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE 672.8 MILLION SKY SHARES HELD BY 21ST CENTURY FOX OR ITS AFFILIATES.AGREEMENT TO BUY SKY SHARES AT A PRICE OF £17.28 PER SHARE.AFTER COMPLETION OF ACQUISITION, COMCAST BIDCO WILL HOLD OR HAVE RECEIVED ACCEPTANCES IN RESPECT OF OVER 75 PER CENT OF SKY.  Full Article

ITV Says Has No Current Intention To Bid For Endemol Shine
Wednesday, 3 Oct 2018 05:34am EDT 

Oct 3 (Reuters) - ITV PLC ::RESPONSE TO PRESS SPECULATION.CONFIRMS THAT IT HAS NO CURRENT INTENTION OF MAKING A BID FOR ENDEMOL SHINE GROUP.  Full Article

"Fox" Announces Key Leadership Appointments For New Company To Be Formed Following Close Of The Disney Transaction
Tuesday, 2 Oct 2018 11:19am EDT 

Oct 2 (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc ::"FOX" ANNOUNCES KEY LEADERSHIP APPOINTMENTS FOR NEW COMPANY TO BE FORMED FOLLOWING CLOSE OF THE DISNEY TRANSACTION.TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX INC - ERIC SHANKS, ELEVATED TO CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF FOX SPORTS.TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX - MIKE BIARD, ELEVATED TO PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS AND DISTRIBUTION FOR FOX FROM PRESIDENT, DISTRIBUTION FOR FOX NETWORKS GROUP.TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX INC - STEVE TOMSIC, PROMOTED TO FOX'S CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER.TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX INC - APPOINTMENTS ARE EFFECTIVE UPON CLOSE OF 21CF'S DISNEY TRANSACTION AND CREATION OF FOX.TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX INC - SUZANNE SCOTT WILL CONTINUE TO SERVE AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF FOX NEWS AND FOX BUSINESS NETWORK.TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX INC - JACK ABERNETHY WILL REMAIN CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF FOX TELEVISION STATIONS.  Full Article

U.S. FCC considers ending merger ban among broadcast networks

WASHINGTON, Dec 12 The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday voted to open a new review of U.S. media ownership rules and seek comments on whether the government should end a prohibition on mergers among the four argest broadcast networks.