CNBC’s David Faber reported that the sale talks have centered around the 20th Century Fox movie and TV production operations, the FX Networks and National Geographic TV cable groups as well as Fox’s enormous portfolio of international channels.
The Murdochs maintain tight control of 21st Century Fox, as well as the separate News Corp. entity, through Rupert Murdoch’s control of nearly 40% of the voting shares in Fox. The notion of Rupert Murdoch as a seller comes as a shock to media biz watchers, given his legacy as the mogul known for his empire building in the 1980s and ’90s and his voracious appetite for acquisitions. Rupert Murdoch has long been seen as the consummate buyer, never a seller.
In August, 21st Century Fox pulled the plug on Fox News in the U.K. The Ofcom rulings come as British regulators continue to evaluate the company’s bid to take full control of pay TV giant Sky on both.
Ofcom said it continued to investigate complaints about Fox News shows that came in before the channel stopped airing in the U.K. "Although the channel has ceased to broadcast and is no longer a licensed...
However, that is not what I want to talk about.
Women and people of color won an unusually high percentage of awards. I mean, women always win in the “Best Actress” categories, but there were women (and people of color) (and queer people) winning in the writing and directing categories as well. This didn’t go unnoticed. To quote from Master of None writer Lena Waithe’s acceptance speech “And last, but certainly not least, my L.G.B.T.Q.I.A. family. I see each and every one of you. The things that make us different, those are our superpowers. Every day, when you walk out the door
Reiner made a surprise appearance on Carlson's show, drumming up awareness for the newly launched committee to investigate Russian meddling in the 2016 election. The committee launched a video this week fronted by Morgan Freeman that claimed the U.S. was at "war" with Russia following the events of 2016, but focused on cyber warfare rather than war in the conventional sense.
Carlson took Reiner to task on the question...
Rae made the comment to Variety on the red carpet Sunday night. Carlson, on his Fox News show “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” began a segment lambasting the politics of the Emmys by taking aim at the “Insecure” star’s comments.
.@IssaRae at the #Emmys: "I’m Rooting for Everybody Black" (Watch) https://t.co/YYfzvUXIpK pic.twitter.com/A7ZnmFxkmD
— Variety (@Variety) September 18, 2017
After showing the clip of Rae, followed by a video of “Atlanta” mastermind Donald Glover jokingly thanking President Donald Trump for “making black people number one on the most-oppressed list” while accepting the Emmy for comedy actor, Carlson criticized both of them. “Those comments didn’t seem to raise an eyebrow, but
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