Did Pinky and the Brain just hijack Disney? Because it's taking over the world!
After buying LucasFilm for $4 billion, MTV says they have it "on good authority" that the third largest global media conglomerate is in talks to buy Hasbro too!
So far, Hollywood is only taking advantage of Transformers, G.I. Joe and Battleship, but the toy company also has dozens of other properties that have yet to be adapted into big screen adventures.
The big ones include
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NBC has officially sold off its 15.8% of A&E Networks — which also includes Lifetime and the History Channel — to Disney and Hearst Corporation.
The transaction cost the buyers $3.03 billion to gain 50-50 control of the television channels, while the sale allows NBC Universal's 51% holder, Comcast, to save up to buy the rest of entertainment company from General Electric.
What does this mean for U?
Not much. We're sure all your favorite programming will continue to air as usual until the ratings start to slide.
U can stop panicking now!
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