Fox Joins Battle To Block CBS Acquisition Of Oz’s Network Ten

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Rupert Murdoch’s son Lachlan Murdoch and Win Television owner Bruce Gordon have been joined by 21st Century Fox in their bid to block CBS’ acquisition of Australia’s Network Ten. CBS announced its plans to buy Oz’s third-rated broadcast network late last month. Gordon and the younger Murdoch were quick to respond. They argued that administrators should have considered selling the business to Gordon’s private firm Birketu and Murdoch's Illyria Nominees Television which…