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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Analyst Forecasts Upfront Ad Spending Will Rise in Low- to Mid-Single-Digit Percentage Range

    5:50 am 4/2/2012

    Morgan Stanley's Benjamin Swinburne estimates a total broadcast and cable haul of $18.85 billion, up 2.6 percent, expects some networks to hold back inventory and discusses the impact of online video advertising.Read more

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  10. Hollywood Conglomerate Stocks Rise in First Quarter

    5:22 pm 3/30/2012

    NBCUniversal owner Comcast and CBS Corp. were two of the strongest industry performers in the opening period of 2012. Read more

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