Comcast's $31 billion offer for British broadcaster Sky challenges a lower takeover bid from Rupert Murdoch's Fox.
At some point, monthly costs for customers will force them to choose between services, which could pressure companies into reaggregation.
Investors are keeping an eye on Fox's pending deal to be acquired by Disney for $66.1 billion, including debt.
The ESPN service, expected to launch in early 2018, will be Disney's first direct-to-consumer streaming product.
Last week Kevin Mayer looked like the favorite to become the new head of ESPN, said Eric Jackson. This week? Not quite as much.
Twenty-First Century Fox CEO James Murdoch is one of the most articulate and intelligent media executives today, Katzenberg says.
As Rupert Murdoch moves to sell off wide swaths of his media and entertainment business, he is also throwing into confusion the line of succession.
Disney is Fox's preferred buyer, and it explains the Murdoch family's priorities and view of the current media business.
Arash Massoudi of the Financial Times says Disney has the easiest path to getting regulatory approval for a potential deal to buy 21st Century Fox's assets
Twenty-First Century Fox has reached a $90 million settlement of shareholder claims arising from the sexual harassment scandal at its Fox News Channel.
Arash Massoudi of the Financial Times discusses why 21st Century Fox's deal for the UK's Sky is being held up, and how that could impact a Disney deal
If the Murdochs were willing to talk to Disney, they'll talk to someone else, too, Recode reports.
Michael Wolff, "The Man Who Owns the News" author, discusses the potential deal for Disney to purchase parts of 21st Century Fox and what it could mean for the Murdochs and Fox's Sky TV deal in the U.K.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the highlights of her discussion with James Murdoch, Twenty-First Century Fox CEO, at the Paley Center for Media.
The bank is pledging millions to the Anti-Defamation League and the Southern Poverty Law Center.
The CEO of 21st Century Fox has denounced racism and terrorists while expressing concern over President Donald Trump's reaction to the violence in Charlottesville.
Fox is entering an entirely new era, says Michael Wolff, Hollywood Reporter columnist, talking about recent high-profile departures at Fox as the Murdoch sons reshape the family's empire.
Bill O'Reilly's amended contract suggests that the ousted Fox News host will receive up to one-year's salary, a source tells CNBC.
The "Squawk on the Street" crew talks about the aftermath of Bill O'Reilly's ouster from Fox News.
Barton Crockett, FBR Capital Markets, weighs in on why the departure of Bill O'Reilly from Fox News will unlikely impact the stock.