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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Viacom Owes Additional $383 Million in 'Rock Band' Video Game Dispute, Arbitrators Say

    5:43 pm 12/27/2011

    The media conglomerate sues to overturn the recommendation of accountant-arbitrators, who say former shareholders of Harmonix were shafted.Read more

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  9. India's Richest Man in Talks to Buy Stake in Media Conglomerate Network18 (Report)

    7:14 am 12/21/2011

    

A push by Reliance Industries head Mukesh Ambani could further his feud with brother Anil who runs Reliance Group, a partner of some Hollywood players.Read more

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  10. 3 Take-Aways From the UBS Media Investor Conference

    11:18 am 12/8/2011

    The year's last major platform for entertainment industry moguls to address Wall Street featured talk about ad trends, Netflix and how best to use companies' cash piles.Read more

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