Comcast Seeks Empire in Disney Cable giant Comcast on Wednesday made public its $56 billion bid to acquire The Walt Disney Co. Disney's lucrative programming would give Comcast an empire in the production and distribution of content. Despite opposition from Disney executives, Comcast hopes to persuade Disney shareholders that a merger is a winning bet. Hear NPR's Allison Aubrey.
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Cable giant Comcast on Wednesday made public its $56 billion bid to acquire The Walt Disney Co. Disney's lucrative programming would give Comcast an empire in the production and distribution of content. Despite opposition from Disney executives, Comcast hopes to persuade Disney shareholders that a merger is a winning bet. Hear NPR's Allison Aubrey.