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  1. War Over Sumner Redstone: How His Ex's Lawsuit Sets Up a Trust Battle

    7:40 am 12/2/2015

    As the frail billionaire's ex Manuela Herzer sues claiming he's incompetent, the legal fight may impact when his trustees take control of CBS and Viacom, with a media empire hanging in the balance. Read more

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  2. Sumner Redstone Won't Immediately Undergo Examination In Healthcare Legal Fight

    2:00 pm 11/30/2015

    The mogul's ex filed Wednesday to be put in charge of his healthcare, declaring him mentally incompetent, and wanted him medically examined this week.Read more

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  3. Sumner Redstone: Sad New Claims and What's Next in the Fight

    2:15 pm 11/25/2015

    The mogul's ex paints a picture of Redstone in decline ("obsessed" with sex and steak, "a living ghost") in new court documents over who will care for him, while others deny the depiction ("engaged and attentive," says Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman).Read more

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  4. Comedy Central Stars Gear Up for Festival in Johannesburg

    4:05 am 11/24/2015

    The inaugural event, touted as the biggest comedy festival on the African continent, will feature local comedians and such U.S. talent as Aries Spears, Hannibal Buress and Jeff Ross.Read more

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  5. Viacom CEO: "Paramount Will Turn Around," Studio Financials Will Improve "Significantly" in Coming Years

    6:06 am 11/12/2015

    "We simply did not have enough films in the pipeline this year to take full advantage of our capabilities," Philippe Dauman says, reiterating the studio's return to releasing 15 films a year.Read more

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  6. Viacom Quarterly Earnings, U.S. Ad Revenue Drops

    2:05 am 11/12/2015

    The entertainment conglomerate, led by CEO Philippe Dauman, saw domestic ad revenue fall less than many on Wall Street had expected though and touted improving ratings at some networks.Read more

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  7. Viacom Teams With TiVo for Audience Measurement

    11:04 am 11/2/2015

    The partnership has Viacom and the maker of DVRs gathering data beyond the usual metrics offered by Nielsen in order to verify not only how many people are seeing TV shows but if and where they're viewing the ads.Read more

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  8. Hollywood Earnings: Improved TV Ad Demand, Mixed Ratings in Focus as Giants Report

    3:02 am 11/2/2015

    “Commentary about the ad market should be the best in the last several quarters,” predicts one Wall Street analyst.Read more

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  9. Viacom18 Withdraws From India-China Co-Production Starring Jackie Chan

    12:24 am 10/26/2015

    The India joint venture was part of what was considered the first project announced under a recent co-production treaty between the two Asian giants, but the company says "things didn’t work out as planned."Read more

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  10. How Many Women Are on Hollywood's Boards?

    9:00 am 10/22/2015

    Female directors comprise 17.6 percent of the media conglomerate seats, with Disney and Viacom ranking highest and Comcast, Fox and Sony lagging woefully behind.Read more

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