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Viacom Given Neutral Rating at Zacks

's stock had its "neutral" rating reiterated by Zacks in a research note issued to investors on Friday.

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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Turner Broadcasting offers employee buyouts, plans more staff cuts

CNN's headquarters are in Atlanta. The news channel is a unit of Turner Broadcasting, which is offering buyouts to some older employees.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Media, Viacom, Entertainment

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Scoop

MTV Competition to Win a Chance to Work on EMAs in Glasgow

MTV's new international multi-platform campaign MTV Breaks is giving talented MTV fans around the world the chance to kick-start a career in the creative industries by offering unprecedented opportunities to work on its high-profile entertainment events.

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

FindLaw

'Dating Naked' Castmember Sues VH1 for $10M for Showing Her Naked

"Dating Naked" is a dating reality show following the success of Discovery Channel's "Naked and Afraid," but one castmember is apparently a bit miffed at just how much "naked" VH1 broadcast .

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

BroadwayWorld.com

Eros International Plc and Viacom18 Motion Pictures Announce International Distribution Agreement

Eros International Plc , a leading global film company in the India film entertainment industry and Viacom18 Motion Pictures, a division of Viacom 18 Media Pvt.

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Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Media, Viacom, Entertainment, Marketing, Bollywood

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Top winners at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards

The 2014 Viacom Inc -owned MTV Video Music Awards were held at the newly-renovated Forum Theater in Inglewood, Calif., on Sunday, bestowing accolades on musical talent producing the year's best music videos.

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Related Topix: MTV Video Music Awards, Music!, Media, Viacom, Inglewood, CA, Entertainment

Reuters

The top films at the North American box office

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK, Aug 24 - Following are the top 10 movies at North American box offices for the three days starting Aug. 22, led by "Guardians of the Galaxy," according to studio estimates compiled by Reuters.

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Related Topix: Reuters, Media

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Switched

Nicki Minaj's Dancer Bitten By A Snake During 'Anaconda' VMAs Rehearsal

JULY 04: Rapper Nicki Minaj performs during the 2014 Philly 4th Of July Jam on July 4, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Media, Television, MTV Networks, MTV Video Music Awards, Music!, WireImage

Sys-Con Media

Market Updates on Movies and Entertainment Equities -- Twenty-First...

The gains were broad based as seven out of ten sectors ended the session in positive.

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Related Topix: Media, Walt Disney, Television, The Walt Disney Company, Time Warner, Computers, Marvel Entertainment, Viacom

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Bloomberg

Guardians' Join Marvel A-List With Summer Box-Office Win

Walt Disney Co. 's Guardians of the Galaxy, the misfit superheroes from deep in Marvel's comic-book lineup, are about to join Hollywood's A-list as stars of the biggest summer movie in the U.S. "Guardians of the Galaxy," released on Aug. 1, has generated $231.7 million in domestic ticket sales, about $12 million less than the season's leader, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Guardians of the Galaxy, Media, Walt Disney, Television, Viacom, Parks and Recreation, Entertainment, Fast & Furious

The Virginian-Pilot

"Dating Naked" blur fail; "GoT" kills to come

It was only a matter of time. "Dating Naked" cast member Jessie Nizewitz, 28, is suing Viacom for failing to blur out her nether regions in a scene that appeared very briefly but not briefly enough on VH1.

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

The Maryland Gazette

So you think you can shock? Prizes take backseat at MTV awards

Blood, buttocks, snakes and angry rants are just some of the surprises served up by the MTV Video Music Awards over the last three decades, and as Sunday's ceremony looms, there is stiff competition to deliver the show's next most outrageous stunt.

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Related Topix: Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Inglewood, CA, Viacom, Media, Entertainment

Insider Monkey

DIRECTV (DTV), American Express Company (AXP), Viacom Inc. (VIA),...

Mario Gabelli 's GAMCO Investors is also amongst those hedge funds that filed their Form 13Fs recently.

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Related Topix: Directv, Cable & Satellite, Media, Viacom, Financial Services, Gabelli Asset Management, Investment Services, Travelers Express Company, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway

Daily Mail

Dating Naked contestant sues VH1 for failing to blur out her crotch

A contestant on hit reality show Dating Naked is suing VH1's parent company Viacom for $10million, claiming the network failed to blur out her genitals during a wrestling scene.

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

Adotas

Tremor Video Hires Publisher Veteran Manish Jha to Lead its Supply-Side Platform

New York, NY - August 21, 2014 - Tremor Video, Inc. , an advertising technology company elevating brand performance across all screens for the world's leading brands and publishers, today announced it has hired Manish Jha as President, Publisher Platforms.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Media, Television, MTV Networks, Paramount Pictures, National Football League

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Independent

MacTaggart Lecture: Channel 4 boss warns of American media moguls muscling in on Uk TV

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

Daily Mail

'Horrified' Dating Naked contestant sues VH1 after network failed...

Revealed, James Foley was an ISIS 'whipping boy': Jihadists discovered pictures of his USAF officer brother on his laptop and tortured him with mock executions and 'crucified him to a wall' 'We will be relentless .

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New York Magazine

Dating Naked Sued for Insufficiently Blurring Someone's Junk

The post-production team of VH1's Dating Naked certainly has a herculean task when it comes to blurring all those genitals, but it looks like maybe someone got a little too distracted by censoring the accidental boner in the third episode , and neglected to blur out a vagina.

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

The Motley Fool

5 Things Viacom's Management Wants You to Know

What's the future have in store? What catalysts can investors expect? Here's some of what management had to say in the most recent earnings conference call, held Aug. 6. We'll see more share repurchases, even if their value to shareholders is debatable at this point.

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Related Topix: Media, Paramount Pictures, Viacom

AmericanBankingNews.com

Barclays Reaffirms "Underweight" Rating for Viacom

's stock had its "underweight" rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Barclays in a report released on Thursday.

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

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