Disney close to $60B deal to buy Fox

Will Bob Iger Hand a Murdoch the Keys to the Disney Empire?

Walt Disney Co.is closing in on a deal to buy the media assets of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc., according to media reports Tuesday. Fox will also keep ownership of their local Fox affiliates around the United States.

"According to Sports Business Journal's John Ourand, "[Rupert] Murdoch has not been high on the RSNs for several years.

Fox's flagship broadcast network and the cable sports nets FS1 and FS2 are not included in the latest offer.

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Pushback from the operators is nothing new; some 900,000 Comcast subscribers in the Tri-State area missed out on the Yankees' entire 2016 campaign after the cable giant refused to pony up for what it characterized as a 33 percent carriage fee hike. By the time the story broke, however, the two sides had walked away from negotiations.

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In huge news for fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Disney are reportedly close to a deal with 21st Century Fox that could see The Avengers and the X-Men finally appear together on screen.

The deal would add to Disney's portfolio of move franchises and production bandwidth as it prepares to yank its content form Netflix and launch its own streaming service. However, talks started again, and much of the deal remained the same with Fox continuing to retain their sports and news media outlets.

As expected, Fox had little to say about the news.

The fresh talks of a deal cast doubt on Fox's £11.7bn bid to buy the remaining portion of Sky it does not already own, which is now facing scrutiny by the competition watchdog.

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