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Now, Showtime is offering a look at the promo for premiere episode "1995," which finds Ailes joining with media magnate Rupert Murdoch to form Fox News Channel To stay ahead of the competition, Ailes is given six months to get the network on the air: https://youtu.be/c051tts21EYVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Next on Episode 1[...]
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Prior to the announcement, President Donald Trump called Fox mogul Rupert Murdoch to congratulate him on the sale (and make sure that Murdoch hadn't sold Trump's favorite television channel, Fox News) Murdoch is an ally of the President Earlier this year, Trump and Murdoch were reported to speak at least once a week on the[...]
Disney Officially Makes $52.4 Billion Deal to Acquire Fox
"We're honored and grateful that Rupert Murdoch has entrusted us with the future of businesses he spent a lifetime building, and we're excited about this extraordinary opportunity to significantly increase our portfolio of well-loved franchises and branded content to greatly enhance our growing direct-to-consumer offerings The deal will also substantially expand our international reach, allowing[...]
Rupert Murdoch Calls Out Fantastic Four Film For Poor Performance
In today's financial reports from Twentieth Century Fox, Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch is quoted as saying that poor Twentieth Century Fox financial results "reflect the expected impact of challenging comparisons for our film studio due to the timing of key releases, as well as the poor performance of The Fantastic Four." Though he did add "We are[...]
We Could Still Have An X-Men Vs. Justice League Movie…
Such a deal would have seen the company add HBO, Warner Bros, CNN – and of course DC Comics -to its portfolio of companies including Fox News, 20th Century Fox and much more. The offer for $85 a share in cash and stock was rebuffed but it is likely that Fox will try again according to the[...]
The Scottish Sun Splashes With Doctor Who Spoilers
And the BBC have implored people who have read them, after BBC Miami placed the scripts and the videos on an open, Googleable server for translation purposes. But the Scottish edition of Rupert Murdoch's Sun newspaper, from which there is little love lost with the BBC, has decided to ignore that request. Initially they cover feature a[...]
It's Cartoon War!
Scarfe later apologised saying he was unaware of the day, and both the editor of the paper and publisher Rupert Murdoch have also apologised – a rare event indeed. Stephen Pollard of the Jewish Chronicle and Guardian cartoonist Steve Bell got into it on BBC Radio 4's The Today Programme today Pollard called the cartoon blood[...]
DC Comics Appoints Same PR Company As Rupert Murdoch
I understand that DC Comics recently appointed the PR company Edelmen PR, ahead of the DC Relaunch in September. Edelman PR is also the company recently appointed to represent the interests of Rupert Murdoch in America. I do hope there is no crossover between the two. Of course, Superman can listen in on every mobile phone in the[...]
Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh #106: Our Real-Life Bond Villain
It was American crime journalist (and expert on the Japanese underworld as shown in his excellent book TOKYO VICE) Jake Adelstein who reminded the readers of his twitter feed that the villain of the 1997 James Bond film TOMORROW NEVER DIES was inspired by Rupert Murdoch and News International. Played by Jonathan Pryce as a[...]
Rupert Murdoch Paywall Protects Public From Doctor Who Spoilers
Explains the entire plot while claiming not to. Thankfully, Rupert Murdoch's decision to put The Times behind a paywall makes it a lot harder to spoil the show to the internet, as someone on the internet has to be willing to pay a pound for the privilege, and we all know that no one on the[...]