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  1. Sky's West: Buying Lots of Impressions Does Not Equate to ImpactRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Video Ad News

    If the pay TV model is dying, somebody forgot to tell Sky. Looking at the most recent financial results, for the nine months up to 31 March 2015, the group saw a revenue rise by 5 percent increase to almost A 8.5 billion.

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  2. Sumner Redstone's Two Girlfriends Throwing Him 92nd Birthday "Passion ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Hollywood Reporter

    This story first appeared in the May 29 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe .

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  3. Berkshire Hathaway Cuts Stakes in Charter Communications, ViacomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    It sold off $121.8 million worth of shares in Charter Communications, which has been pushing a merger with fellow cable operator Time Warner Cable Inc. fell through last month. Berkshire also sold about $85.2 million in Viacom shares and $10.6 million in Liberty Global shares.

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  4. Sumner Redstone to miss CBS annual meeting as health concerns loom over 91-year-old mogulRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Amid concerns about his health, media mogul Sumner Redstone said Thursday that he's not attending the annual meeting of CBS Corp. next week. He said in a statement that he had planned on attending the CBS meeting, but won't be able to travel to New York this year from his home in Los Angeles.

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  5. Spotify Plans Move Into VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | DM News

    It's said to be looking for partners in video content development to expand usage and develop new ad revenue sources. With its music-streaming business being assailed by competitors from A to Z , Spotify has been making the rounds of TV networks, video producers, and magazine publishers in an effort to add video clips to its offering, according to a story in today's Wall Street Journal.

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  6. Game Show Network Tests FCC's Definition of Fair CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Hollywood Reporter

    Cablevision is defending a decision to relegate GSN from a wide tier of "female-oriented" channels to a premium tier of "male-oriented" ones. Is a television network that's best known for game shows being hampered by a cable ecosystem that's been rigged against fair competitions? The question is now being addressed in a proceeding before the Federal Communications Commission, which is examining the plight of the Game Show Network, which offers such fare as Deal or No Deal and Family Feud as well as original programming like Idotest , Skin Wars and Lie Detectors .

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  7. Mike on KCRW: Viacom's Future, Upfronts Preview and Jennifer LawrenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Franklin Avenue

    On this Monday's edition of The Business , Kim Masters and I bantered about several topics including: - The future of Viacom remains up in the air as Sumner Redstone claims via email to be in good health, even as others report otherwise. The New York Post said Redstone's daughter Shari would take control, but Redstone said no decisions have been made.

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  8. Big Red aims to terminate moviegoers' thirst with "Terminator Genisys" movie partnershipRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Digital Game Developer

    Limited-edition can series, packaging bring the War Against the Machines to retailers nationwide ahead of new film releasing worldwide July 1Dubsmash contest challenges fans to quote their way to excl... /PRNewswire/ --The War Against the Machines is coming to beverage aisles across the nation. Big Red, America's original and best-selling red soda, today announced its partnership with Paramount Pictures to support the upcoming .

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  9. How the Success of 'Empire' Spawned New Hip-Hop-Oriented ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | WWWM-FM Toledo

    Any big hit has a ripple effect, and two TV shows about the hip-hop business were moving full speed ahead less than a month after the season finale of Fox's surprise smash rap soap opera, Empire. Although the programs in question -- both from Viacom: VH1's scripted drama The Breaks and BET's documentary series The Label -- were already in development when Empire premiered on Jan. 7, there's little doubt about their target audience.

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  10. CBS And Viacom's Sumner Redstone Denies Succession Plans, Says He Will Never RetireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Forbes.com

    I'm a staff writer at Forbes covering media and entertainment. From the world's highest-paid models and authors to actors, rappers , and celebrities , I keep tabs on the glitz and glamour of the Hollywood hustle.

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  11. Spotify Plans Move Into VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Direct Marketing News

    It's said to be looking for partners in video content development to expand usage and develop new ad revenue sources. With its music-streaming business being assailed by competitors from A to Z , Spotify has been making the rounds of TV networks, video producers, and magazine publishers in an effort to add video clips to its offering, according to a story in today's Wall Street Journal.

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  12. CBS Earnings Fall But Top ViewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Fox News

    CBS Corp. said its first-quarter earnings fell 19% on lower revenue that was hurt by the airing of fewer National Football League playoff games and a decline in advertising revenues at its local broadcasting business. Like other media companies, CBS has been aiming to reduce its reliance on advertising revenue to reflect shifts in how people consume television shows and movies.

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  13. Sumner Redstone: Succession at Viacom and CBS still undecidedRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | Reuters

    Sumner Redstone, the 91-year-old owner of Viacom Inc and CBS Corp, said on Thursday the decision on who will succeed him as chairman of both media companies has not been made and that he is still in charge. "After my death, my ownership interest in the companies will be overseen by a group of seven trustees who will make fiduciary decisions based solely on the best interests of the beneficiaries of the trust," he added in the statement.

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  14. Redstone statement refutes succession reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Business Journal

    Earlier, the New York Post reported that Redstone had decided the fate of his empire, which includes the controlling stakes in both CBS and Viacom , and it was likely to go in the hands of his daughter, Shari Redstone . However, according to the Los Angeles Times , Redstone has released a statement saying "such decisions have not been made yet."

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  15. Sumner Redstone says his ownership of CBS, Viacom will go to trustees after deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Crain's New York Business

    Sumner Redstone, the controlling shareholder of CBS Corp. and Viacom Inc., said his ownership in the two media companies will pass to a seven-member trust after he dies. Mr. Redstone, 91, also said directors of CBS and Viacom will decide who succeeds him as chairman of those two companies, according to an e-mailed statement Thursday from his publicist, Sard Verbinnen & Co.

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  16. New details suggest Sumner Redstone will transfer CBS, Viacom to daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Business Journal

    May 7 -- Sumner Redstone, the controlling shareholder of CBS and Viacom, said his ownership in the two media companies will pass to a seven-member trust after he dies. Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu reports on "Street Smart."

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  17. Redstone Says Trustees to Oversee Estate After DeathRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | Bloomberg

    Sumner Redstone, the controlling shareholder of CBS Corp. and Viacom Inc., said his ownership in the two media companies will pass to a seven-member trust after he dies. Redstone, 91, also said directors of CBS and Viacom will decide who succeeds him as chairman of those two companies, according to an e-mailed statement Thursday from his publicist, Sard Verbinnen & Co.

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  18. Sumner Redstone says Viacom, CBS succession not decidedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Los Angeles Times

    Succession at two huge media companies -- Viacom and CBS -- has long been a topic of curiosity, particularly as the health of the companies' chairman, Sumner Redstone, has declined in recent years. Redstone turns 92 later this month.

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  19. Sumner Redstone Shoots Down Succession Report: "Decisions Have Not Yet Been Made"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Hollywood Reporter

    Sumner Redstone is debunking published reports that his daughter Shari will succeed him at CBS and Viacom when dies, saying Thursday that no such decision was made. "Decisions about who will succeed me as chairman of CBS and Viacom will be made by the boards of the respective companies, and not by any individual," Redstone said in statement issued to The Hollywood Reporter .

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  20. CMO Today: Tumult at Al Jazeera AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    Here's your morning roundup of the biggest marketing, advertising and media industry news and happenings. Send tips, suggestions and complaints to steven.perlberg@wsj.com TV TURMOIL : When Al Jazeera launched its American news channel, Al Jazeera America, it had hoped the company would produce the kind of journalism seldom seen on punditry-focused cable news.

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