/// Yahoo Is Among Those Mulling a TVGuide.com Bid for About $20 Million

November 20, 2012  |  All Things Digital


According to sources close to the situation, Yahoo is among the companies taking a serious gander at TVGuide.com , the online entertainment listings, video and news site and mobile app. Earlier today, Deadline Hollywood reported that its owner, Lionsgate, was in “advanced negotiations” to sell the site for about $20 million to one strategic bidder. That’s the approximate price, my sources said too, who noted that Yahoo is only kicking the tires to determine if the site would add to its online media efforts and that such a deal is not in a final state. But TVGuide.com is right in the wheelhouse of Yahoo’s acquisition efforts under CEO Marissa Mayer. She said the Silicon Valley Internet giant was looking at smaller purchases to round out its product line, especially in the mobile area. Thus, its M&A point person, Jackie Reses, has been looking at “everything in the world,” according to numerous sources, across a large spectrum of arenas

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Yahoo Is Among Those Mulling a TVGuide.com Bid for About $20 Million

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