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  1. Comedy Central Launches in Spain

    9:01 am 5/14/2014

    The channel renames Viacom's Spanish Paramount Comedy and mixes international product with homegrown content.Read more

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  2. U.K. Producers Reps Set for Viacom Talks After $760 Million Channel 5 Buy

    7:29 am 5/7/2014

    British trade body the the Producers Alliance for Cinema and Television will sit down with the new owners to talk business terms for indie members "very soon."Read more

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  3. Why Viacom Spent $760 Million on U.K.'s Channel 5

    5:00 am 5/7/2014

    The deal marked its largest since 2006's CBS Corp. split and the first time a U.S. company has agreed to buy a British free-to-air TV provider.Read more

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  4. Viacom's Big U.K. Bet: CEO Philippe Dauman Discusses Channel 5 Deal

    12:58 am 5/2/2014

    He addresses content and growth plans and explains why the company is shelling out $760 million for its biggest deal since the CBS Corp. split.Read more

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  5. Viacom CEO Talks Stephen Colbert's Comedy Central Departure, Paramount Outlook

    4:04 am 5/1/2014

    UPDATED: Philippe Dauman calls "Noah" a bona fide global hit, predicts a good upfront and touts ratings momentum at the company's networks after it reported higher quarterly earnings.Read more

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  6. 'Ex on the Beach' Sets MTV UK Launch Ratings Record in Key Demo

    3:32 pm 4/23/2014

    The show attracted 250,000 viewers aged 16-34, beating the debut episodes of ratings hits "Geordie Shore" and "The Valleys."Read more

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  7. Viacom's My Nick Jr. Service to Launch in China

    6:22 am 4/23/2014

    The personalized edutainment service, for which the firm has already reached deals in France, the U.K. and the U.S., will become available on a new online video service as an over-the-top offer.Read more

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  8. Hollywood Giants Gear up for Earnings Reports as Stocks Lag Market

    9:40 am 4/21/2014

    ‎First-quarter box-office trends were solid, but "if you weren't NBC, you faced an uphill ratings battle versus the Winter Olympics,"‎ says one analyst.Read more

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  9. CBS' $67 Million Man: Does Leslie Moonves' Moolah Make Sense?

    5:00 am 4/16/2014

    A 69 percent stock hike tops media rivals in 2013 as Stephen Colbert's "Late Show" deal hints at bigger profits and Philippe Dauman's Viacom pay lags.Read more

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  10. Viacom to Acquire U.K.'s Channel 5 for $760 Million

    5:26 am 4/15/2014

    UPDATED: Entrepreneur Richard Desmond had bought the broadcaster for $171 million a few years ago and sought $1.1 billion, while Discovery dropped out of the auction after a bid of $585 million.Read more

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