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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Nickelodeon vs. Nielsen: Who's to Blame for the Network's Plummeting Ratings?

    6:07 pm 12/7/2011

    THE REPORT: Viacom cries foul and launches an investigation while Nielsen defends its numbers.Read more

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  6. Viacom Unveils $1 Billion Debt Offering

    3:40 pm 12/7/2011

    Proceeds will go to the repayment of existing debt and general corporate purposes, including stock buybacks.

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  7. Viacom CEO Talks Nickelodeon Ratings Issues, Ads, 'Paranormal Activity,' Shareholder Returns

    10:27 am 12/5/2011

    UPDATED: Philippe Dauman vows to return an estimated $20 billion to shareholders over the next five years, says that ad trends look stronger in early 2012 and Epix could extend the exclusivity of its deal with Netflix if it gets "good value" from the streamer.Read more

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  8. Viacom18 India To Launch Youth Cable Channel Sonic

    7:19 am 12/1/2011

    The new network is described as the "Sci-Fi platform for the Wi-Fi generation" and will aim to bridge the gap between kids and teens.Read more

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  9. Disney Boosts Annual Dividend By 50%

    1:47 pm 11/30/2011

    The company said it will pay 60 cents a share to stakeholders of record Dec. 16, and set a date and location for its next shareholders' meeting.Read more

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  10. Wall Street Weighs Viacom's Outlook Amid Ad, Nickelodeon Ratings Challenges

    5:35 am 11/30/2011

    UPDATED: Nomura analyst Michael Nathanson lowers his price target by $1 and his ad growth forecast, but leaves his profit projection unchanged following a downgrade from another Wall Street observer. Read more

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