11 hrs ago
To kill bias suits, companies lean on the First Amendment
In August 2013, transgender television personality B. Scott filed a suit against Black Entertainment Television and its parent company Viacom Inc., claiming that the network had discriminated against him based on his gender identity and sexual orientation.
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17 hrs ago
Coffee Talk: John Singleton's Tupac Biopic Gets Distribution Deal
John Singleton's Tupac biopic has been acquired by Open Road Films. They have committed to a wide-screen release of at least 2000 theaters for the film that follows Tupac from his East Harlem upbringing, to becoming a successful hip-hop and movie star, and the events leading up to his death.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
VH1 to World Premiere Jared Leto's Award-Winning Documentary ARTIFACT, 4/26
VH1 and Palladia, Viacom Media Networks' hi-def music channel, will simultaneously premiere the award-winning documentary "Artifact" from Academy Award-winner Jared Leto , which chronicles the harsh realities of the modern music business.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
CBS' $67 Million Man: Does Leslie Moonves' Moolah Make Sense?
A 69 percent stock hike tops media rivals in 2013 as Stephen Colbert's "Late Show" deal hints at bigger profits and Philippe Dauman's Viacom pay lags.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Google to Place MTV Clips on Ad Network
In continuing efforts to expand its online advertising business, Google will distribute ad-supported video content from Viacom International's MTV Networks to websites in its extensive advertising network.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
a Captain America,a a Rio 2a 2 top box office
In a springtime battle of sequels, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" stayed strong enough to narrowly triumph over the debut of "Rio 2." According to Monday's final box office figures, the Disney's Marvel superhero sequel took in $41.3 million in its second weekend of release.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
CBS's Moonves Lags Behind Larry Ellison as Highest Paid
CBS Corp. paid Chief Executive Officer Leslie Moonves $66.9 million in 2013, part of a package that rises to almost $200 million in three years, though last year's payout trailed that of Oracle Corp.'s CEO Larry Ellison .
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Non-CEOs sometimes make more than the boss
Nolan Archibald, who retired as executive chairman of Stanley Black & Decker Inc. in March 2013, was paid $52.5 million last year, almost five times more than Chief Executive Officer John Lundgren, according to company filings.
Overseas market for Indian content and TV stations is very lucrative: Gaurav Gandhi
MUMBAI: Imagine you're in a far out place like Serbia and switch on the television to find Anandi of Balika Vadhu emoting in Serbian or in Hindi along with subtitles.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
New York Business.com
Leslie Moonves, NYC's top-paid CEO, gets 8% raise
Leslie Moonves, chief executive officer of CBS Corp., received $66.9 million in compensation last year, bringing his three-year total to almost $200 million.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings
18, 2014, at Nashville's Music City Center, the INVEST Tennessee Equity Conference will connect Tennessee-based public company executives wi... )--TOPCAT clinical trial finds spironolactone significantly reduces the risk of heart failure hospitalizations but nixes its effect on cardiovascular death or sudden... )--Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP is ... (more)
Viacom and Mass Relevance Partner to Launch EchoGraph, Exclusive...
Viacom Inc. and Mass Relevance today announced a partnership to launch EchoGraph, a social media measurement platform that will track and analyze social activity for advertisers.
Colbert gets Letterman's job at CBS's - Late Show'
It's official: Stephen Colbert will end his tenure as host of "The Colbert Report" on Comedy Central to succeed David Letterman as host of the "Late Show" when David Letterman retires in 2015, CBS Corp. CEO Leslie Moonves and Nina Tassler, chairman of CBS's entertainment division, announced Thursday.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Ain't It Cool News
Truman Show: the Series??
Paramount Television, which had been hibernating since Sumner Redstone elected to split Viacom from CBS, is developing a "re-imagination" of the 1988 Andrew Niccol/Peter Weir hit "The Truman Show."
Tue Apr 08, 2014
No Disney, Viacom execs on list for Comcast hearing
Six witnesses - among them the chief executive of an independent golf channel, a company that offers WiFi services, a consumer advocate, and a University of Pennsylvania law professor - are scheduled to testify Wednesday at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Comcast Corp.'s proposed $45.2 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable Inc. Absent ... (more)
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Barron's Recap: The New Indexing
This weekend in Barron's online: alternative indexing, the quarterly report on mutual funds, as well as the prospects for Hewlett-Packard, B/E Aerospace, Rio Bravo Restaurant and more.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
CEO Spotlight: Viacom's Philippe Dauman
Two months ago, Philippe Dauman, CEO of Viacom, attended a White House state dinner for visiting French President FranA ois Hollande.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Former MTV Intern's Class Action Lawsuit Moving Forward
A former MTV intern's proposed class action lawsuit against the network and parent company Viacom will move forward, with the company's interns from the previous three years eligible to join.
Media Stocks Pulled Down As Investors Unload Tech Holdings
The tech-heavy NASDAQ fell 2.6% today, apparently reflecting fears that many companies - after soaring in 2013 - will report disappointing info on Q1 sales.
Viacom Fields Nickelodeon Stores to Grow in Emerging Markets
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