Aled Evans

Aled Evans

Aled Evans is a Senior Research Analyst for IHS Markit in the TMT Content team. His role is focused on television and sVOD channels and programming across international markets.
Prior to IHS Markit Aled worked extensively in UK media production as a senior producer with roles across leading TV broadcasters and content production groups.

Aled has a Master’s Degree in Entertainment Law from Westminster Law School with a focus on the law and regulation capturing broadcasting, content, data and digital media.


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Disney scales up with $52 billion Fox acquisition

The Walt Disney Company has agreed to acquire most of the entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox, giving it the sscale to compete for consumers in an increasingly online media world.

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Disney agrees to buy Fox entertainment assets for $52 billion
Disney agrees to buy Fox entertainment assets for $52 billion

Walt Disney Company has agreed to acquire most of 21st Century Fox’s assets, including the 20th Century Fox film studio, most of its cable networks, a 39% stake in European pay TV business Sky and a 30% stake in Hulu. Disney will pay $52.4 billion in stock (subject to adjustments) with 21st Century Fox shareholders receiving 0.2745 Disney shares for each Fox share. Disney will also assume $13.7 billion of net debt.

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World TV production 2017

The US remains the leading producer of first run, scripted programming. However, production of original comedy and drama by linear cable networks declined over the last three years, while origination by online platforms has surged.

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