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55 min ago | 411mania.com

Paul Heyman Says It's Time to Move on From ECW

Paul Heyman Says It's Time to Move on From ECW Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 08.01.2014 Heyman talks about TNA's ECW revival and more... - Paul Heyman did another interview promoting his new DVD, this time with Newsday.

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Related Topix: Newsday, Vantage Media, Media, Television, MTV Networks, Paramount Pictures

4 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer Leaps Past Les Moonves Among Highest-Paid Media CEOs

UPDATED: Lionsgate revealed Friday that its CEO earned $66.3 million in fiscal 2014, $2.7 million more than was previously disclosed, and more than the $65.6 million earned by the CBS CEO.

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Related Topix: Media, Viacom, Business News

9 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Sony/ATV executive Jody Gerson named UMPG chairman and CEO

When Jody Gerson joined Sony/ATV Publishing in 2008, she played a key role in the careers of artists including Pharrell Williams, pictured, the company said.

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Related Topix: Media, Universal Music Group, Music, Television, Universal Television Group, Universal Music Publishing Group, Viacom, Entertainment

Thu Jul 31, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

TVGN Appoints Debra Wichser Chief Financial Officer

Debra Wichser has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of TVGN , a CBS Corporation and Lionsgate partnership.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Coastal Bancorp, CBS, Media, Television, Showtime Networks, VH1, Paramount Pictures

Wed Jul 30, 2014

411mania.com

More Details on Spike TV's Current Relationship with TNA

More Details on Spike TV's Current Relationship with TNA Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 07.30.2014 Why has Viacom not commented on the situation? - Per a report from The Wrestling Observer , Spike TV parent company Viacom is not planning on commenting on the current situation with Spike TV not planning to renew Impact Wrestling.

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Related Topix: Vantage Media, Media, Television, MTV Networks, Paramount Pictures

CED

Verizon DMS, thePlatform, form strategic alliance

Verizon Digital Media Services and thePlatform have combined the former's suite of video services and the latter's mpx video-management system to form a system they say performs everything from content management to multi-screen delivery.

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Related Topix: thePlatform, Media

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

CBS' Jim Gaffigan Comedy Moves to TV Land With Series Order

Repeat episodes of "The Gaffigan Show" will air on fellow Viacom-owned cabler Comedy Central a week after their debut.

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Related Topix: CBS, Media, Television, Showtime Networks, Vantage Media, VH1, Viacom

Canada NewsWire

Forrest Gump Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Exclusive One-Week IMAX Release On Sept. 5

Home Entertainment today announced that will get an exclusive one-week IMAXA re-release, coinciding with the 20th anniversary of the film's original theatrical release in 1994.

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Related Topix: Imax, Media, Paramount Pictures, Viacom, Vantage Media, Television, MTV Networks

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Art Daily

Alfredo Jaar's iconic 1987 Times Square intervention 'A Logo for America' returns in August

This August, The Times Square Advertising Coalition and Times Square Arts, in collaboration with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, present a reenactment of Alfredo JaarA's iconic 1987 intervention in Times Square, A Logo for America.

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Related Topix: Vantage Media, Media, Television, MTV Networks, Paramount Pictures

Digital Post Production

Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA) & Nickelodeon's "Dora" from "Dora and...

Viacom Inc. & Nickelodeon's iconic Dora character from the brand-new animated educational preschool series "Dora and Friends: Into the City!" will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

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Related Topix: Media, Viacom, VIA Technologies, Dora the Explorer, Entertainment, Television, Social Software, Paramount Pictures

Seeking Alpha

Viacom: Paramount Follows Up On 'Transformers' With Solid Start For 'Hercules'

While not a big debut, the film overcame a few obstacles and will likely see a big international box office bounce.

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Related Topix: Media, VIA Technologies, Paramount Pictures, Animated TV, Black Entertainment Television, Television, Entertainment, Dwayne Johnson

Thu Jul 24, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

HERCULES Storms Into IMAX Theaters & Select International Markets Today

Imax Corporation , Paramount Pictures, a division of Viacom, Inc. , and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures today announced that Brett Ratner's action epic, Hercules, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive Imax 3D format and released by Paramount Pictures and MGM in Imax theatres worldwide starting today, July 25. "Hercules deserves a platform ... (more)

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Related Topix: Imax, Media, Paramount Pictures, Viacom, Marketing

Forbes.com

Will Sumner Redstone Try to Spoil Rupert Murdoch's Bid for Time Warner?

I have no inside information other than my visit to Redstone's Beverly Hills mansion some years ago, when I was summoned to hear that "late blooming billionaire" go on about his final big dream; that his extraordinary career as an entertainment empire builder enjoy one last dramatic chapter, the absorption of Time Warner, ensuring that he Redstone ... (more)

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The Rating Outlook is Stable.... )--Fitch Ratings has assigned the following ratings and Rating Outlooks to Institutional Mortgage Securities Canada Inc.'s commercial mortgage pass-through certifica... )--FelCor Lodging Trust Incorporated today announced that it will release its second quarter financial results before the market opens on Thursday, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sun Life Financial, Insurance, Media, Viacom, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Silicon Alley Insider

Big Name NYC CEOs Urge Congress To Pass Terrorism Insurance Bill

Today, the CEOs of New York City's 200 leading companies - all members of the Partnership for New York City - sent an urgent letter to House Republican Leadership asking them "to quickly pass the Terrorism Risk Insurance Reauthorization Act ."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, John Boehner, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Democrat, Media

Business Wire

Viacom Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

The dividend will be payable on October 1, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business on September 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: Media, Viacom, VH1, Television, Paramount Pictures, Vantage Media, MTV Networks

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Wall Street Journal

MTV, Spotify in Music-Streaming Partnership

MTV, VH1 and other cable channels owned by Viacom Inc. used to be best known for music videos and behind-the-music shows.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Wave of media mergers may be in wings

Jason Reed / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FILES Rupert Murdoch s bid for Time Warner shows he s on the prowl, an analyst says.

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Related Topix: Media, Viacom, Startups, Netflix

Sat Jul 19, 2014

DigitallyOBSESSED.com

PR :: Awkward: Season 3 on DVD Aug 5

Now, coming into her junior year, Jenna for the first time is confronting the monumental question of 'Who do I want to be?' In the wake of her romance with Collin, she begins to question the stability of her relationship with Matty, and whether her straying is a sign of something deeper.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Awkward., Television, Media, Paramount Pictures, Viacom, MTV Networks

Thu Jul 17, 2014

USA Today

Murdoch offer could unleash wave of media mergers

Murdoch offer could unleash wave of media mergers Media companies are eyeing each other for acquisitions to ward off competitive threat, add content Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1mlzRU0 From left, Director Lisa Cholodenko, Executive producer/actress Frances McDormand, actor Richard Jenkins and Writer/Executive producer Jane ... (more)

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