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  1. Viacom CEO Defends Nickelodeon's Netflix Deal Again

    7:22 am 5/3/2012

    Discussing the kids TV network's ratings declines, he tells analysts that the channel is "poised to become bigger and better than ever."Read more

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  2. Viacom Posts Higher Quarterly Financials, Exceeds Wall Street Expectations

    2:56 am 5/3/2012

    UPDATED: The entertainment conglomerate, led by CEO Philippe Dauman, faced ratings challenges in its fiscal second quarter, but higher film profits, TV carriage fees and digital licensing deals boosted its results.Read more

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  3. Milken Conference: Sumner Redstone Says He and Tom Cruise Are 'Best Friends' Now

    3:36 pm 5/2/2012

    "He was getting $10 million, on the lot, for doing nothing," the Viacom and CBS executive chairman said of once firing Cruise. He spoke during the annual Milken Institute Global Conference.Read more

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  4. TV Ratings, Ads in Focus as Entertainment Giants Gear up for Earnings Season

    1:40 am 5/1/2012

    "The first quarter has seen an unusual confluence of healthy demand juxtaposed against weak and often surprising ratings,” says Sanford C. Bernstein analyst Todd Juenger.Read more

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  5. Dan Rather Stands By Bush Air National Guard Story, Slams CBS

    8:11 am 4/30/2012

    The former anchor of the CBS Evening News strikes back at the network he says abandoned him after his 2004 story on then-President Bush came under scrutiny.Read more

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  6. Viacom, WhoSay Announce Partnership

    9:00 pm 4/29/2012

    The agreement allows the two companies to create original content and marketing integrations for Viacom brands, including MTV and VH1.Read more

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  7. Netflix Erodes Kids' Networks, Syndicated TV Audiences (Study)

    4:30 pm 4/26/2012

    A new report insists that the streaming service only benefits scripted originals and news among traditional TV viewership. Read more

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  8. NBC Hires Viacom's George Cheeks As Chief Dealmaker

    8:52 pm 4/19/2012

    Beginning this fall, the executive will assume the position of EVP of business operations for both the network and studio.Read more

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  9. Hotfile Slams MPAA's Interpretation of YouTube Ruling

    7:53 am 4/16/2012

    What did the Second Circuit really say in its recent verdict on Viacom's appeal? Hollywood studios offer a reading. The cyberlocker has its own interpretation. There's no peace in ongoing copyright wars.Read more

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  10. Court Sides with Viacom, but YouTube Can Celebrate Small Victories (Analysis)

    10:36 am 4/5/2012

    Thursday's decision largely favored Viacom, kicking its massive copyright case down to a district court for further proceedings, but it handed YouTube parent Google enough to proclaim some vindication for its interpretation of the law.Read more

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