"I'd like to congratulate Bob Iger and the team at Disney and commend the Murdoch family and Fox for creating such a desirable and respected company," Brian Roberts, chairman and CEO at Comcast, said in a press release.
Fox agreed to Deadpool, The Simpsons and more, Fox's entertainment assets could benefit Disney significantly.in June, topping Comcast's bid of $65 billion in all cash. Home to popular franchises like X-Men,
There were rumors last week that Comcast might walk away from the cash competition with Disney and focus on Sky instead, which Fox also made a bid for. Comcast raised its bid on Sky to $34 billion a week ago.
Comcast didn't have further comment beyond the release, but said that it's the high bidder and has posted its offer document.
Sky didn't comment.