View Full Version : Rupert Murdoch interested in buying … NBC?

10-12-2009, 08:22 PM
Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp (NWSA.O) and John Malone’s Liberty Media Corp (LINTA.O) are interested in NBC Universal, according to a report by CNBC, citing sources.

Cable company Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O) has been widely reported to be in talks with NBC Universal parent General Electric Co (GE.N) to buy a controlling stake in the broadcast, cable and movie company…

News Corp, which owns the Fox cable network and local TV stations, had been seen as a less likely bidder, analysts have said, because taking a stake in NBC might raise antitrust concerns with the U.S. government.


I know its unlikely as Obama's admin will have to give the green light for such a deal to occur, but damn, that would just ruin ever liberals day if NBC became a sister Fox station.

10-12-2009, 08:33 PM
ROTFL! Now that would be funneh! I'd love to see Matt and Meradiths faces the day that deal came through!