The Murdochs: Empire of Influence on SBS
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Tonight | The Murdochs: Empire of Influence on SBS and SBS on Demand

The Murdochs: Empire of Influence on SBS – tells the definitive story of the world’s most powerful media family.

Featuring exclusive reporting from The New York Times, interviews with people who worked inside the Murdoch companies, and decades of rich archival footage, this documentary series goes behind the scenes of the improbable rise of a media tycoon, his outsized political influence around the globe, and the brutal succession battle between his children over who will inherit his throne.

It’s a story about high-stakes deal making, political maneuvering, and dynastic betrayals – and how the ambitions of one family birthed the largest conservative media empire in history and reshaped the entire world.

Series One, Episode Three: Heir Apparent

As his children jockey to someday run the family business, Rupert Murdoch launches Fox News and makes his first moves toward choosing a successor, declaring Lachlan the ‘first among equals.’

Tensions within the Murdoch empire escalate further when Rupert divorces Anna, his wife of 30 years, and marries Wendi Deng.

The Murdochs: Empire of Influence – New Episode – Thursday, 27 April at 7.35pm on SBS and SBS on Demand (7 Parts)

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The Murdochs: Empire of Influence on SBS

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