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  1. National Amusements Directors Pen Snarky Letter in Response to Viacom Board Unrest

    2:47 pm 6/28/2016

    "There is no world in which Mr. Dauman and Mr. Abrams could have vetoed" the decision to replace nearly half of the Viacom board, states the letter. Read more

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  2. Judge Says Viacom Board Can Remain as Is, Sets Hearing for July

    2:46 pm 6/22/2016

    The makeup of Viacom's board of directors won't change just yet.Read more

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  3. Viacom International Launches Direct-to-Consumer SVOD App BET Play

    5:59 am 6/22/2016

    With a monthly cost of $3.99, it will be Viacom's first such app for an adult audience and the first direct-to-consumer app from its international networks unit.Read more

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  4. Philippe Dauman's Fortune Interview: 6 Takeaways

    11:02 am 6/20/2016

    "The press loves drama. People are missing the business story. This is a great place to work," Dauman tells Fortune magazine.Read more

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  5. Viacom Says Earnings Hurt by "Disappointing" 'Turtles 2,' SVOD Deal Delay Amid Redstone Battle

    5:42 am 6/17/2016

    The company says its "recent and highly public governance controversy negatively impacted" a "significant" streaming deal it had expected to reach, but it has mostly completed "a very successful annual advertising upfront sales process."Read more

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  6. Viacom to Cover Philippe Dauman's Legal Bill in Sumner Redstone Lawsuit

    4:10 am 6/17/2016

    Viacom will cover their costs related to a lawsuit that seeks to invalidate Dauman's removal as trustee of controlling shareholder Sumner Redstone's National Amusements Trust.Read more

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  7. Can Viacom's Stock Rally Last?

    3:58 pm 6/16/2016

    Shares of the entertainment conglomerate rallied as Sumner Redstone ostensibly fired more than half the directors, setting up (another) protracted legal battle.Read more

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  8. Sumner Redstone Says He Does Not Trust Philippe Dauman or His Allies

    6:16 pm 6/15/2016

    "I no longer trust Philippe or those who support him," Redstone wrote on Wednesday.Read more

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  9. Sumner Redstone Visits Paramount Lot Amid Viacom Drama (Exclusive)

    3:40 pm 6/14/2016

    Redstone and daughter Shari on Friday visited the Paramount Pictures lot, both meeting studio chief Brad Grey. The get-together prompted a response from Viacom lead independent director Fred Salerno on Tuesday in an attempt to get a message to the mogul. Read more

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  10. MTV Reality Head Lauren Dolgen Exits

    3:28 pm 6/14/2016

    The 19-year MTV executive will not be replaced at the Viacom-owned network.Read more

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