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  1. BSkyB Hires Investment Banks to Help Mull Possible Euro Pay TV Deal

    4:51 am 6/16/2014

    The U.K. satellite TV giant has been in talks to acquire Sky Italia and Sky Deutschland in a deal that would see Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox retain a 39 percent stake.Read more

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  2. Analyst Upgrades BSkyB Stock Despite Questions Over Possible Euro Pay TV Deal

    6:31 am 6/5/2014

    Sanford C. Bernstein's Claudio Aspesi now has a "market perform" rating, saying "BSkyB's low valuation reflects fears of rising content competition," while he is more optimistic.Read more

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  3. BSkyB Content Chief Sophie Turner Laing to ‎Depart

    3:18 am 5/30/2014

    UPDATED: The former BBC executive has worked for the U.K. pay TV giant, in which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox owns a 39 percent stake, for 11 years.Read more

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  4. BSkyB Confirms Preliminary Talks With Fox Over European Pay TV Deal

    11:37 pm 5/11/2014

    Discussions "have not progressed beyond a preliminary stage," but "at the right value, this combination would have the potential to create a world-class multinational pay TV group," the U.K. pay TV giant said.Read more

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  5. Italian Mafia Series 'Gomorrah' Ratings Hit for Sky Italia

    2:40 am 5/9/2014

    700,000 viewers catch the premiere of the small screen adaptation of Roberto Saviano’s true crime bestseller, which The Weinstein Co. has acquired for the U.S.Read more

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  6. BSkyB Grows Quarterly TV Subs, Extends Paramount Licensing Deal

    4:44 pm 4/30/2014

    UPDATED: The U.K. pay TV giant, in which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox owns a 39 percent stake, grew its revenue for the nine months ending in March, but earnings dropped.Read more

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  7. Viacom to Acquire U.K.'s Channel 5 for $760 Million

    5:26 am 4/15/2014

    UPDATED: Entrepreneur Richard Desmond had bought the broadcaster for $171 million a few years ago and sought $1.1 billion, while Discovery dropped out of the auction after a bid of $585 million.Read more

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  8. BSkyB Unveils Details of 'Buy & Keep' Movie Service

    12:00 am 4/2/2014

    The U.K. pay TV giant, in which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox owns a 39 percent stake, has strong relationships with Hollywood studios and will offer new titles for download for $23.27 along with a DVD.Read more

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  9. Chiwetel Ejiofor, 'Fifty Shades of Grey's' Jamie Dornan Win U.K. Broadcasting Press Guild Awards

    5:00 am 3/28/2014

    ITV drama "Broadchurch," which is set for a U.S. reboot on Fox, picked up three awards, including one for creator Chris Chibnall and actress Olivia Colman, at a ceremony in the British capital.Read more

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  10. BSkyB to Launch 'Buy and Keep' Movie Service Within Weeks

    9:03 am 3/18/2014

    CFO Andrew Griffith says the U.K. pay TV giant, in which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox owns a 39 percent stake, will unveil the offer soon in a move that sees it taking on DVD and movie sellers. Read more

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