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Rupert Murdoch shelves proposed Fox Corp & News Corp merger

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has shelved a proposal to merge Fox Corp and News Corp, having concluded that such a move is “not optimal” for shareholders. Murdoch and his son Lachlan Murdoch, CEO of Fox Corp, first raised the prospect of bringing the two companies together last October. But some major shareholders were not convinced […]

Rupert Murdoch’s Fox Corp & News Corp explore potential merger

Rupert Murdoch has started proceedings that could see Fox Corp and News Corp join forces, reversing a decade-old split. Murdoch’s family owns almost 40% of voting shares in News Corp and around 42% of shares in Fox Corp, with both companies confirming on Friday that a “special committee” had been formed to explore a potential […]

Newly acquired Tubi offers ‘Masked Singer’ from parent Fox

Tubi is to offer episodes from the US version of unscripted hit The Masked Singer, just days after Fox Corp formally closed its $440m acquisition of the AVOD operator. The first two seasons of the singing series, which airs on Fox in the US, have become available via Tubi and episodes from the latest season […]

Fox Corp completes $440m deal for AVOD streamer Tubi

Fox Corp has completed its $440m acquisition of AVOD streamer Tubi, which was first announced last month. The ‘new Fox’, headed up by Lachlan Murdoch and born out of Disney’s $71bn acquisition of 20th Century Fox, has financed the deal with proceeds from the sale of its stake in fellow streamer Roku. When the Tubi […]

‘New Fox’ strikes $440m deal to acquire AVOD streamer Tubi

Fox Corp – the ‘new Fox’ headed up by Lachlan Murdoch and born out of Disney’s $71bn acquisition of 20th Century Fox – has struck a deal to acquire AVOD Tubi in an attempt to break into the streaming market. Fox will pay approximately $440m for Tubi, which is available in the US, Canada and […]