Comcast Makes Rival CaSH Bid for Fox, Hoping to Disrupt Disney Pact
Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.
By Brian Steinberg
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Comcast is doing its best to ensure that a Fox and a Mouse never come together.
The Philadelphia cable giant said Wednesday that it intends to top Walt Disney's $52.4 billion offer for the bulk of 21st Century Fox's TV and studio assets, an aggressive maneuver that, if successful, would marry the NBC broadcast network and the Universal movie studio with the FX cable network, 20th Century Fox, a lucrative group of regional sports networks and a stake ...