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  1. Viacom Zaps SuddenlinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

    ... satellite, etc. Notably, no part of this programming decision was made in Humboldt County. In the present skirmish, Viacom executives in New York City decided to hijack a program carriage agreement with Suddenlink counterparts in Saint Louis, ...

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  2. MTG: Q3 2014 Interim report January - SeptemberRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... all the time as we further develop our product offerings. This quarter alone, we added exclusive content from Viacom's Nickelodeon and Disney's Maker Studios, extended our Formula One motor racing partnership, and acquired the exclusive rights for ...

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  3. Alibaba Going Hollywood?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Barron's

    ... Alibaba founder Ma will meet in coming days with Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (LGF), Walt Disney Co. (DIS), Viacom Inc. (VIAB)'s Paramount Pictures, Time Warner Inc. (TWX)'s Warner Bros., Sony Corp. (SNE) and Comcast Corp. (CMCSA)'s Universal, ...

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  4. Alibaba's Ma Said Headed to Hollywood in Push for ContentRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Billionaire Jack Ma is stepping up his Hollywood dealmaking push, leading a team of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. executives meeting with studios to acquire online content, people with knowledge of the situation said. Alibaba founder Ma will meet in coming days with Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., Walt Disney Co., Viacom Inc.'s Paramount Pictures, Time Warner Inc.'s Warner Bros., Sony Corp. and Comcast Corp.'s Universal, said the people, who asked not to be named because the talks are private.

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  5. Alibaba looking to expand Hollywood content offering -BloombergRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Reuters

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is looking to expand its entertainment content offering on its Internet television set-top boxes through deals with studios in the United States, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Alibaba Group executives are meeting with content providers, such as Walt Disney Co, Viacom Inc's Paramount Pictures, Time Warner Inc's Warner Bros, Sony Corp and Comcast Corp's Universal.

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  6. FCC Pauses 'Shot Clock' on Comcast, AT&T/DirecTV Deals -Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Broadbandreports

    The FCC today announced that the regulatory agency is pausing the 180-day "shot clock" on both the Comcast/Time Warner Cable and AT&T/DirecTV mergers. According to the FCC's order , eight content companies including Disney, Time Warner, CBS, Twenty First Century Fox and Viacom raised opposition to competitors and other companies being able to see confidential carriage agreement details, even though companies that view this information must sign non-disclosure agreements.

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  7. What's Behind Big Media's Big TV Push Into EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    ... its $1 billion acquisition of Chellomedia, a digital TV group that reaches nearly 400 million European households. Viacom carried out its biggest acquisition since its 2006 split from CBS Corp., putting up $725 million to acquire British network ...

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  8. Dish drops Turner cable channelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    ... seventh-largest cable operator in the U.S. with 1.4 million customers. The company decided in late September to dump Viacom Inc. channels, including Comedy Central, MTV and Nickelodeon, when the two sides failed to agree on a new deal. Suddenlink ...

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  9. A Warning For HBO and CBS: Danger Lurks In The StreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Switched

    ... part of the Time Warner empire, which had revenues of almost $30 billion in 2013. CBS, once part of Sumner Redstone's Viacom, had revenues of $15.2 billion last year. So these are sizable companies with lots of financial resources. That's good, ...

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  10. TV Gets Cross-Platform Ratings SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Radio Ink

    ... G Mediabrands, Sony Pictures Television, Starcom MediaVest Group, Turner Broadcasting, Univision Communications Inc., Viacom and others will be part of the rollout of the new ratings system.

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  11. Investors take Paramount to trial over U.S. movie ...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Rock102online.com

    ... asking for $16 million as well as punitive damages for what they said amounted to fraud. Paramount, which is owned by Viacom Inc, says the claims are baseless. The dispute revolves around $40 million of the $231 million that Paramount raised through ...

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  12. Brad Pitt WWII drama 'Fury' defeats 2-week champ 'Gone Girl' in weekend box-office battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Neepawa Press

    ... Corp.; Sony, Columbia, Sony Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics are units of Sony Corp.; Paramount is owned by Viacom Inc.; Disney, Pixar and Marvel are owned by The Walt Disney Co.; Miramax is owned by Filmyard Holdings LLC; 20th Century Fox and ...

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  13. Chris Brown, Jodeci, Jeremih And More Confirmed To Take The Stage During Soul Train Awards 2014Read the original story

    Tuesday | Digital Game Developer

    ... embodies the lives, tastes and aspirations of the CENTRIC viewer. About BET Networks BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc., is the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the ...

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  14. Dish Network dumps CNN, other Turner Broadcasting channelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Denver Post

    ... op major programming groups for good. Dozens of small operators representing about two million customers have dropped Viacom Inc. channels such as MTV and Nickelodeon, in what appears to be a long-term decision.

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  15. Investors take Paramount to trial over U.S. movie lossesRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Straits Times

    ... for US$16 million as well as punitive damages for what they said amounted to fraud. Paramount, which is owned by Viacom Inc , says the claims are baseless. The dispute revolves around US$40 million of the US$231 million that Paramount raised through ...

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  16. Traditional TV Ratings Coming to the WebRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | PC Magazine

    ... Sony Pictures Television, Starcom MediaVest Group, Turner Broadcasting, Univision Communications Inc., and Viacom. The numbers will measure audiences across every major IP device, including desktops, smartphones, tablets, game consoles, and ...

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  17. Nielsen, Adobe Partnership Supports Cross-Platform Measurement Across Web, AppsRead the original story

    Tuesday | MediaPost

    ... Mediabrands, Sony Pictures Television, Starcom MediaVest Group, Turner Broadcasting, Univision Communications Inc., Viacom and others will be part of the rollout of the new ratings system. The share of video starts on a variety of devices continues ...

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  18. 'Fury' blasts 'Gone Girl' from top of box officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... Corp.; Sony, Columbia, Sony Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics are units of Sony Corp.; Paramount is owned by Viacom Inc.; Disney, Pixar and Marvel are owned by The Walt Disney Co.; Miramax is owned by Filmyard Holdings LLC; 20th Century Fox and ...

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  19. Leslie Moonves Talks Up Showtime's Growth, Praises Versatile David NevinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... impressive. The pay cabler was seen as something of a backwater in mid-2005, when Sumner Redstone first carved up Viacom into separate nation-states: one run by Moonves, the other by Tom Freston. Showtime was well in the shadow of HBO at the time, ...

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  20. 'Fury' defeats 'Gone Girl' in box-office battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Seattle Times

    ... Corp.; Sony, Columbia, Sony Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics are units of Sony Corp.; Paramount is owned by Viacom Inc.; Disney, Pixar and Marvel are owned by The Walt Disney Co.; Miramax is owned by Filmyard Holdings LLC; 20th Century Fox and ...

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