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  1. Viacom and Time Warner Survive Brutal January for Media Stocks

    11:36 am 1/29/2016

    Among the month's big losers were Pandora, Twitter, Lionsgate and Netflix.Read more

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  2. Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman "Fighting for His Life"

    5:06 pm 1/26/2016

    Dauman — whose pay has increased to $54 million as the media giant's stock price has gone down — controls the company's board but not a trust that will take over for Sumner Redstone as shareholders, Shari Redstone and Sumner's ex put him in a fight for his executive life. Read more

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  3. Activist Shareholder Readies Another Salvo at Viacom After CEO Pay Revealed

    4:21 am 1/25/2016

    Philippe Dauman was paid $54.15 million in fiscal 2015, a compensation package that shareholder Eric Jackson of SpringOwl Asset Management calls "egregious."Read more

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  4. Viacom Sneak: CEO Philippe Dauman Actually Made $54M in 2015

    2:58 pm 1/21/2016

    The exec's pay was $17M more than previously disclosed. Meanwhile, Sumner Redstone's pay drops 85 percent after "reduced responsibilities."Read more

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  5. Nickelodeon Sets Telenovela Adaptation as First Global Series to Be Produced at Viacom Miami Studio

    6:00 am 1/20/2016

    'I Am Frankie,' based on a Latin American show, focuses on a female robot who must navigate teenage life.Read more

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  6. Activist Shareholder Criticizes Viacom With Online Slideshow

    3:37 pm 1/19/2016

    "Oh la la! C'est trop cher!" says one slide that compares CEO Philippe Dauman's salary to that of his peers.Read more

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  7. MTV U.K. to Produce Local Version of Hit Show 'Teen Mom'

    2:55 am 1/14/2016

    "We turned 'Jersey Shore' into 'Geordie Shore' and smashed ratings records in the process," says the channel's managing director. "We’ll use this expertise to give 'Teen Mom' a fresh lease of life."Read more

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  8. Viacom's Doug Herzog on MTV's Future, Keeping Amy Schumer on Comedy Central

    7:00 am 1/13/2016

    "Hardly anybody is going to do a sketch show forever," says the TV exec as he dishes on the renewal of 'Inside Amy Schumer,' receiving death threats from "vicious" 'Mystery Science Theater 3000' fans and former Grantland editorial director Dan Fierman's move to MTV News.Read more

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  9. Viacom Moves MTV Greece to Pay TV

    2:10 am 1/13/2016

    "There was considerable overlap with Nickelodeon, both in content and demographic target," the company says about the channel that had been a free-to-air offering.Read more

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  10. Hollywood Stocks Open 2016 Lower Amid Wall Street Sell-Off

    6:21 am 1/4/2016

    Stock declines in China set the stage for drops on markets around the world as Netflix and DreamWorks Animation shares are hit harder after downgrades.Read more

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