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  1. DirecTV CEO: Companies Remain 'Pretty Far Apart' in Viacom Carriage Talks

    1:36 am 7/12/2012

    Meanwhile, an analyst says that "DirecTV is making a critical mistake by allowing Viacom programming to be dropped."Read more

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  2. Viacom Blocks Online Access to Full Episodes of Shows

    1:07 pm 7/11/2012

    The move is meant to intensify pressure on DirecTV to come to an agreement so that service to 26 channels is restored. As the dispute carries on, the CEOs of Viacom and DirecTV might run into each other soon.Read more

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  3. Analysts Weigh in on Viacom-DirecTV Carriage Dispute

    3:29 am 7/11/2012

    One analyst calls the stand-off a "lose-lose" situation, while another one says it could be "a serious mistake" for any pay TV operator to not carry the Viacom channels.Read more

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  4. Viacom Networks Go Dark on DirecTV

    9:35 pm 7/10/2012

    The entertainment conglomerate and the satellite TV giant failed to reach a new carriage agreement before midnight Tuesday.Read more

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  5. Analyst Cuts Viacom Stock Rating Due to 'Ongoing Ratings Weakness'

    1:46 am 7/10/2012

    UBS entertainment expert John Janedis says his sense is that returning MTV series "are under-performing," which will lead to ad make-goods.Read more

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  6. Analyst: Netflix's Popularity Driven by Kids TV Content

    8:11 am 7/2/2012

    UPDATED: Bernstein’s Todd Juenger says entertainment giants should limit children's programming on the streaming video site, which responds that its kids offers are no more popular than its other content.Read more

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  7. New Media, Video Game Stock Languishes as Old-School Entertainment Thrives on Wall Street

    2:45 pm 6/29/2012

    In the first half of the year, big gainers also include movie exhibitor Carmike Cinemas and all of the conglomerates -- with the exception of Sony.Read more

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  8. Epix to Launch Monthly Comedy Showcase 'Epix Comedy Unbound'

    6:00 am 6/28/2012

    The premium TV network joint venture is doubling down on comedy with specials featuring Jim Norton, Lewis Black, Sherri Shepherd and Kevin Smith, among others.Read more

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  9. Inside The Flaming Lips' O Music Awards World Record Attempt (Exclusive Preview)

    12:34 am 6/27/2012

    The band will play eight cities in 24 hours, beginning Wednesday evening, all while live-streamed for fans online.Read more

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  10. Indian Joint Venture Viacom18 Names Sudhanshu Vats Group CEO

    12:14 am 6/27/2012

    He will head the diversified entertainment company which is a joint venture between Viacom and India's Network18.Read more

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