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The Modesto Bee
Milken, Sumner give GWU $80M for public health
The gifts announced Tuesday include $40 million from the Milken Institute to support research and scholarships and $30 million from the Sumner M. Redstone Charitable Foundation to help expand wellness and disease prevention.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
a 300a 2 follow-up conquers box office with $45M
With their abs aglow, the fighters of "300: Rise of an Empire" dominated the box office with $45 million in the movie's opening weekend.
Viacom Plans International Rollout For Spike Channel
CEO Philippe Dauman just disclosed his plan to add Spike to Viacom 's overseas pay TV offerings, joining a portfolio that includes MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, and the Paramount Channel.
Robert Simonds, TPG Growth, Hony Capital, and Gigi Pritzker Launch...
Company Plans to Invest in Excess of $1 Billion in New ContentAnnounces Unprecedented Partnership with Major Theatrical Exhibitors for Direct Distribution , TPG Growth, the middle market and growth equity investment platform of TPG,Hony Capital, a leading private equity firm in today announced the launch of a next generationfilm studio,and the ... (more)
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Island Packet
Hargray raising cable, Internet prices; more fee hikes likely
Hargray Communications will increase prices on cable television for most customers by $5 a month -- along with other fee hikes -- beginning April 1. Customers will also see a $2 monthly increase for Internet connection.
Sorry Banks, Millennials Hate You
When Scratch polled 3,500 millennials to find out which industry was most prime for disruption, the results were clear: Not only did banks make up four of their top 10 most hated brands, but millennials increasingly viewed these financial institutions as irrelevant.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Silicon Alley Insider
Comcast Buys Video Ad Tech Firm FreeWheel To Integrate Ad Operations Across TV And The Web
Comcast has officially purchased the video advertising technology firm FreeWheel, according to a post published today on FreeWheel's company blog.
Comcast buys advertising startup Freewheel for $360 million
Comcast Corp, the entertainment and cable group, said on Thursday it bought Freewheel, a startup that personalizes and inserts online video ads for media clients, as it tries to boost its digital advertising business.
Katz Radio Group CEO Assumes Leadership
Mark Rosenthal, CEO of Katz Radio Group, has taken on the additional responsibility of CEO of Katz Media Group.
Comedy Central Renews Kroll Show for Third Season
Your favorite "Kroll Show" characters are dolphinately staying around as Comedy Central has ordered a third season of Nick Kroll's critically-acclaimed sketch pop culture series "Kroll Show," it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Content Development and Original Programming, Comedy Central .
'American Hustle,' 'Wolf of Wall Street' lead MTV ...
Crime caper "American Hustle" and financial greed tale "The Wolf of Wall Street" each landed eight nominations for the MTV Movie Awards on Thursday, edging out dystopian saga "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" and comedy "We're the Millers."
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Malaysian National News Agency
Comedian Conan O'Brien To Host MTV Movie Awards
Comedian and late-night talk-show host Conan O'Brien will host this year's MTV Movie Awards, the unbuttoned show that irreverently honors Hollywood's best kisses and best fight scenes, the MTV network said on Wednesday.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Viacom Announces $1.5 Billion Debt Offering
The sale of the Senior Notes and Debentures is expected to close on March 11, 2014, subject to customary closing conditions.
Viacom Announces $1.5 Billion Debt Offering
The sale of the Senior Notes and Debentures is expected to close on intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, including, but not limited to, the repayment of outstanding indebtedness, which includes redemption of aggregate principal amount of its 4.375% Senior Notes due 2014 and borrowings under its ... (more)
The Washington Post
Dish Takes Lead in Race to Offer Streaming TV to Rival Cable
With a groundbreaking agreement yesterday with Walt Disney Co., the satellite-TV company is poised to be the first to offer an Internet-based competitor to cable TV, a new kind of business that other major companies such as Intel Corp. and Apple Inc. have tried -- and so far failed -- to deliver.
WSJ Media and Advertising
High-Grade Firms Pile Into Debt Market
At least 13 highly rated companies are selling bonds in the U.S. on Tuesday, setting the stage for one of the busiest days of the year as corporations take advantage of a recent rally in benchmark U.S. Treasurys to lock in low rates.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Time Warner Cable To Offer EPIX Beginning March 18
The companies finally put a date on the agreement made in December for the No. 2 cable operator to offer the premium service which has been struggling to expand its distribution.
The Huffington Post
Cable Companies Face $2 Million FCC Fines For 'Olympus Has Fallen' Trailer
The Federal Communications Commission is not happy with several TV networks that played a trailer for the 2013 film "Olympus Has Fallen," which used that familiar, jarring tone also used in tests of the Emergency Broadcast System.
FCC Fines Viacom, ESPN, And NBCU $1.9M For Misuse Of Emergency Alert Sounds
The companies got into trouble after they ran ads for Film District's 2013 thriller Olympus Has Fallen that include the distinctive Emergency Alert System warning sounds, the FCC says today as it proposed what it calls the largest ever penalties for its misuse.
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