Why Hulu is a real prize in the battle for Fox

Jul 13, 2018
The service has 20 million subscribers and produces award winning original programs.
Cecily Strong speaks onstage at Hulu's Upfront Presentation on April 30, 2014 in New York City. 
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Comcast, Disney in Fox chase

Jun 18, 2018
A federal court’s historic decision to let AT&T and Time Warner merge has unleashed other deal talks among giant companies. Just a day after the decision, Comcast renewed its bid for 21st Century Fox assets — a $65 billion offer. Compare that to Disney’s bid of $52.4 billion. Fox now has two eager suitors – both […]

Disney-Fox deal makes CEO succession tougher

Dec 14, 2017
The Walt Disney Co. has agreed to buy most of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets in a $52 billion deal that will reshape the media landscape. If the megamerger goes through, the already huge Disney will become an even bigger Hollywood player and digital streaming competitor. Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger was set to […]

Disney to take on Silicon Valley with Fox merger

Dec 14, 2017
The Walt Disney Company is buying 21st Century Fox assets in a deal worth more than $52 billion.
Disney CEO Robert Iger visits FOX Business Network's "Markets Now" at FOX Studios back in 2013.
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Disney announces deal with Fox

Dec 14, 2017
A look at the ways Disney will now have an advantage in the streaming landscape.

Fox to debut 6-second TV ads

Sep 1, 2017
Fox Sports will begin airing some six-second TV commercials during NFL games this season, a format it first tested during this month’s Teen Choice Awards. Ads that short are standard for online video content seen on YouTube or Facebook, but a change of pace for broadcast TV. Could this be more widely adopted in an […]

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Back so soon? 'American Idol' returns … but to ABC, not Fox

May 9, 2017
Just a year after it went off the air at Fox, “American Idol” is coming back. The iconic singing competition show is returning on rival network ABC. The show’s ratings had slumped on Fox to 11.5 million viewers during its 15th season from a high of 30 million at its peak. So why does ABC […]

The British deal that could have played a part in Bill O'Reilly's firing

Apr 20, 2017
We also recap all of the incidents that could have contributed to Fox's decision.
Bill O'Reilly, host of Fox's "The O'Reilly Factor," at Fox Studios.
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Ryan, Carson or Anderson?

Dec 30, 2016
TV networks vie for your attention when the ball drops.
Confetti display atop Times Square at Midnight during the Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2016 on December 31, 2015 in New York City. 
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