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Comcast outbids Fox and Walt Disney Co. with $40-billion offer for Europe's Sky TV
Comcast Corp. triumphed over 21st Century Fox and the Walt Disney Co. in a hard-fought battle for Sky television by offering nearly $40 billion for the satellite-TV service that boasts 23 million customers in five European countries.
Comcast outbids Fox and Walt Disney Co. with $40-billion offer for Europe's Sky TV

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›  Bob Greenblatt stepping down as NBC Entertainment chairman
›  Ex-Hallmark Channel host sues, claiming he was fired for backing colleagues who alleged harassment
›  SAG-AFTRA launches strike against advertising agency BBH
›  Will it be Comcast or Fox-Disney? The battle for Sky will be settled in a weekend auction

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Gold Standard: Emmys' highs and lows, plus a few more Toronto thoughts

›  Analysis: 'We solved it'? Why Emmys' 2018 ceremony was as muddled as the current state of peak TV
›  Emmys 2018: The whole baffling night was a surprise — and not always in the best sense
›  A look back at the highs and lows of 2017's Emmy Awards

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›  Veena Sud's 'The Lie' explores the lengths to which desperate parents will go and reflects America today
›  'This Is Us' creator Dan Fogelman reacts to the dismal 'Life Itself' reviews and says he's not weepy
›  Essential Arts: L.A. Phil turns 100, an opera inspired by David Lynch, tumult at a university museum
›  Jane Fonda on her new HBO documentary: 'You have to stay open, at any age, to finding out: How do I get better?'
›  The week ahead in SoCal classical music, Sept. 23-30: The LA Phil, LACO, Pacific Symphony and more
›  The week ahead in SoCal dance, Sept. 23-30: Ballet Hispánico, Jessica Lang Dance and more
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