Murdoch extends Sky News promise and Disney and Marvel break box office records.


Number of years Rupert Murdoch has pledged to keep Sky News running in a bid gain clearance for 21st Century Fox’s takeover of Sky. Murdoch had previously committed to keep running Sky News for five years.


Box office sales for Disney-Marvel’s Black Panther. The film’s estimated production cost was $200 million back in January with some predicting that it would bring in $100-$120 million in the opening weekend.

Black Panther

Black Panther

Source: Disney / Marvel


Channels dedicated to covering the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia on the beIN MENA sports channels. All of the matches will be aired in 4K across the beIN channels including, beIN Sports Max 1, beIN Sports Max 2 in Arabic, beIN Sports Max 3 in English and beIN Sports Max 4 in French.


Awards for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri which scooped up the top prizes at the Baftas on Sunday. The drama won five trophies including Best Film, Outstanding British Film, Frances McDormand won the Leading Actress, Supporting Actor was awarded to Sam Rockwell and Martin McDonagh took home the Original Screenplay.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri


Premier League rights packages still up for grabs, after broadcasters Sky and BT Sport took five packages between them handing over £46.6 billion for the rights until the 2021/22 season last week. The final two packages include 40 live games with the unsold rights including the Bank Holidays and two midweek games.