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  1. Viacom CEO: Netflix Content Is Not Hurting Nickelodeon Ratings

    6:31 am 2/2/2012

    UPDATED: As the year progresses, the kids channel's ratings will improve, vows Philippe Dauman.Read more

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  2. Viacom's Nickelodeon to Put Spotlight on New 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' at Toy Fair

    6:34 pm 2/1/2012

    Time Warner's Warner Bros. Consumer Products will focus its lineup on "The Dark Knight Rises," "The Hobbit" and DC superheroes and more. Read more

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  3. Viacom Quarterly Earnings From Continuing Operations Drop 5%

    4:24 pm 2/1/2012

    UPDATED: Revenue rose 3 percent at the entertainment conglomerate "despite short term economic headwinds" and weaker ad momentum, with CEO Philippe Dauman saying the company is "seeing signs of recovery" in ads this quarter and expects to return to ad growth.Read more

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  4. Hollywood Conglomerates Prepare for Quarterly Earnings Season

    3:28 pm 1/31/2012

    Wall Street expects weaker cable network ratings and a mixed box office performance to be key themes. Read more

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  5. Philippe Dauman: A 'Mob Mentality' Killed PIPA and SOPA

    1:07 pm 1/31/2012

    At a technology conference, the Viacom CEO defends the anti-piracy legislation as "reasonable."Read more

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  6. Analyst Upgrades Viacom's Stock to 'Buy' on Film Strength

    6:48 am 1/31/2012

    "The filmed entertainment results could offset the Nickelodeon ratings seesaw," thanks to such hits as "Hugo" and "Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol," writes Miller Tabak's David Joyce.Read more

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  7. Spike TV Orders 3 Reality Series focused on Rats, Tattoos and Bounty Hunters

    9:32 am 1/30/2012

    The Viacom-owned cable network will also revive "World’s Wildest Police Videos," and announced plans to air a two-part special titled "Urban Jungle Man." Read more

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  8. Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman's Compensation Drops to $43.1 Million, Half of Prior Fiscal Year Earnings

    2:09 pm 1/27/2012

    UPDATED: His earnings were down from the previous shortened fiscal year, when he made $84.5 million thanks to big one-time awards, while chairman Sumner Redstone saw his compensation rise by a third. Read more

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  9. Analyst: Entertainment Stocks Will ‘Hibernate’ Before Rising in Spring

    7:58 am 1/11/2012

    “Media stocks will hug the flat line for the next two months before going up in April and May,” says Susquehanna’s Vasily Karasyov, pointing to historical trading patterns.Read more

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  10. Wall Street Discusses Weaker Fourth-Quarter Cable Networks Ratings

    3:14 pm 1/10/2012

    Walt Disney, Time Warner and Viacom were impacted by "unusually weak" cable viewership in the period, says Nomura analyst Michael Nathanson.Read more

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