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  1. Wolff on Sony hack: Taking down GoliathRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... the Internet. But it is more reasonably seen as one monopoly battling another. Or a cartel (Disney, Fox, Time Warner, Viacom, Comcast-NBC) against a duopoly (Google, Facebook). In 2007, Netscape founder and venture capitalist Marc Andreessen (now ...


  2. The top films at the North American box officeRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... - Part 1" was released by Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. "Top Five" was distributed by Paramount Pictures, a unit of Viacom Inc. "Big Hero 6" was released by Walt Disney Co. (Reporting by Lisa Richwine and Chris Michaud; Editing by Alison Williams )


  3. Friday Box Office: God Smites 'Exodus' As Holdovers TumbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    ... Rock's Top Five , sadly didn't do much better even while adding screens. The buzzy and well-reviewed Paramount ( Viacom Inc.) release earned $1 million on 1,300 screens, which was a drop of around 64% from last weekend. Sadly it looks like this one ...


  4. Dispute Could Result in NBC Networks Could Disappear From Cable OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Boise Weekly

    After spending months in a feud with Viacom, which ended with Cable One pulling Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon from its lineup this past April in Boise and other markets across the U.S., Cable One is ending 2014 in the same fashion-this time it's at loggerheads with NBC. "Cable One has declined all NBC Universal offers stating they believe it deserves to receive our valuable programming at below market rates," Khalan Boyer, spokeswoman for NBC Universal told Boise Weekly .


  5. Comedy Central's @MIDNIGHT Moves to New Time Slot, Beg 1/5Read the original story

    Friday Dec 19 |

    ... is the #1 brand in comedy and is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA and VIAB). For up-to-the-minute and archival press information and photographs visit Comedy Central 's ...


  6. Cable One, NBCUniversal Rattle Sabers as Contract Deadline ApproachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Although it's a small player, the company has been in the spotlight in recent months after cutting ties entirely with Viacom cable nets in a similar carriage flap. Cable One is part of Graham Holdings, the former parent company of the Washington ...


  7. Google Says It's Concerned With Film Group's Regulatory EffortsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Bloomberg

    ... including Sony, Warner Bros ., Walt Disney Co. (DIS) , 21st Century Fox Inc., Comcast Corp.'s NBC Universal and Viacom Inc.'s Paramount Pictures. The e-mails were among those from Sony Pictures General Counsel Leah Weil that were released by ...


  8. UFC fighters file class-action lawsuit accusing mixed martial arts...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Washington Post

    ... unload their businesses. Zuffa and the UFC were there. The lawsuit also doesn't look at Bellator, which is owned by Viacom and has a proven track record of attracting eyeballs, as a viable competitor to UFC. In fact, the lawsuit calls Bellator "a ...


  9. Michael Wolff: 8 Hollywood Predictions for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... hence, very much not media. One of the biggest question marks in Hollywood, the timing of 91-year-old CBS and Viacom owner Sumner Redstone's exit from the business, advanced another year. The television industry entered the year robustly and left it ...


  10. OSN and Viacom International Media Networks partner to launch three...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | AME Info

    ... with the addition of three new 24-hour channels that appeal to youth and families through its partnership with Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB). OSN will expand its entertainment offering with ...


  11. 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' conquers domestic box office, 'Hobbit' stuns worldwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Nanaimo Daily News

    ... 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 ...


  12. CMT Premieres Party Down South: Christmas Hangover TonightRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 |

    ... Simpson serving as executive producers. Jayson Dinsmore and Morgan Selzer executive produce for CMT . CMT, a unit of Viacom's MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B), is the leading television and digital authority on country music and entertainment, ...


  13. BET veteran Stephen Hill promoted to president of programmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Los Angeles Times

    ... stock awards valued at $5.1 million. (Adrian Sanchez-Gonzalez/AFP/Getty Images) Dooley, chief operating officer of Viacom Inc., received a compensation package of $29 million. In addition to a base salary of $2.5 million, Dooley collected a ...


  14. Raine recruits Salmi as senior advisorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | PE Hub

    ... numerous companies, including Atom Entertainment, a pioneering user-generated online video platform that was sold to Viacom in 2006 and includes the AtomFilms, Shockwave and AddictingGames brands. He was also the founder and CEO of Mad Races, a GPS ...


  15. Does YOUR Website Have to be Accessible Under the Americans with Disabilities Act?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | JD Supra

    ... Courts still struggle with that. Physicalist courts say that the ADA requires a physical location. Ouelette v. Viacom , No. cv 10-133-M-DWM-JCL, 2011 WL 1882780 (D. Mont. March 31, 2011) (no ADA claim re YouTube); Noah v. AOL Time Warner , 261 F. ...


  16. Tim Roth And Ava Duvernay Pose At The New York Premiere For 'Selma' - Part 4Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 |

    ... ho also appears in the film, was also at the ceremony. Philippe Dauman, the President and CEO of global media company Viacom, and his wife Deborah Dauman posed with DuVernay, and gospel/R&B singer Bebe Winans arrived as well.


  17. Stan promises more exclusivesRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Inside Film

    ... have huge choices." Jointly owned by Nine Entertainment Co. and Fairfax Media, Stan has announced content deals with Viacom International Media Networks, CBS Studios, MGM, BBC Worldwide, Sony Pictures Television, ABC Commercial and SBS/World Movies. ...


  18. Jon Gruden staying at ESPN through 2021The - Monday Night Football'...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Media Life Magazine

    ... network through at least 2021, the year the network's rights deal with the NFL ends. Gruden left coaching in 2008. Viacom International Media Networks has promoted Larissa Zagustin to senior vice president and general counsel, working with the Latin ...


  19. Stephen Hill Upped to BET Programming PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Hollywood Reporter

    The president of music programming and specials has been tapped to replace Loretha Jones and serve as the president of programming at the Viacom-owned cable network. In the new position, Hill will oversee original programming, music programming and specials as well as the BET News teams charged with creating, developing and producing programming across BET.


  20. Cannella Response Television's Rob Medved Wins DRMA Member of the YearRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Response

    ... to vote for the candidate of their choice between Nov. 17-Dec. 4. The Winter Bash was presented by the DRMA and Viacom Media Networks, and sponsored by a2b Fulfillment, CoreMedia Systems, Dial800, Invoca, OpenJar Concepts, REVShare and Strategic ...