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  1. 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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  2. Hulu CEO Jason Kilar Explains the AOL-Time Warner Merger (Video)

    9:29 am 1/31/2012

    The executives behind one of the biggest debacles in corporate history were high on acid, according to a Funny or Die video at an industry conference.Read more

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Viacom Posts Much-Improved Fiscal Fourth-Quarter Profit

    1:54 pm 11/9/2011

    UPDATED: The entertainment giant increased its stock buyback program and recorded double-digit revenue growth with its film unit being boosted by "Transformers 3," but the company also said current ad sales have softened a bit.Read more

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  6. Viacom CEO Says He Has 'Very Good, Strong' Relationship With Jeffrey Katzenberg

    7:10 am 8/5/2011

    Philippe Dauman says he is "proceeding under the assumption" that his company's distribution deal with DreamWorks Animation will end next year, but adds that there is no tension with the DWA CEO about advertising spending on DWA releases.Read more

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  7. Viacom Reports Higher Quarterly Profit, Revenue

    9:28 pm 8/4/2011

    The conglomerate posted 12 percent U.S. ad revenue growth at its cable networks unit, which also benefited from digital distribution deals, while the film unit had higher TV fee and home entertainment revenue, but lower theatrical results due to timing issues.Read more

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  8. DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg Reacts to Paramount Ani Studio Plan

    7:24 am 7/7/2011

    "They're going into the lower-end of the animation business isn't going to impact DreamWorks at all," he says on the sidelines of Allen & Co.'s annual gathering of media and tech moguls in Sun Valley.Read more

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  9. Moguls Share Their Favorite TV Channels

    11:23 am 6/14/2011

    
At the annual Cable Show, Time Warner chairman and CEO Jeff Bewkes, News Corp. president, COO and deputy chairman Chase Carey and others also discuss cord cutting and Netflix.

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  10. Viacom CEO Talks Epix-Netflix, Paramount, Snooki at Investor Conference

    12:40 pm 6/2/2011

    Asked about kids network The Hub, Philippe Dauman says Viacom's Nickelodeon has seen no impact as the new competitor is "getting no ratings."Read more

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