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  1. Michael Wolff: What Will Happen When Sumner Redstone’s Empire Goes Up for Grabs

    5:30 am 12/16/2015

    In 2016, a scramble for control of Viacom Inc. and CBS Corp. could lead to a sale of one or both companies and new power for daughter Shari Redstone.Read more

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  2. Viacom's Second Largest Shareholder Floats Studio Merger, Says Redstone Is Too "Salacious" for Hollywood

    3:14 pm 12/3/2015

    "The mind is working but the body is not? At least discuss it. Tell everybody what's going on," Mario Gabelli says of his call for a disclosure on the executive chairman's mental state. Read more

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  3. Viacom CEO Speaks Out About "Misinformation," "Hyperventilation" Surrounding Sumner Redstone

    12:52 pm 12/3/2015

    Philippe Dauman at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference in New York calls for "decency" in talk about the executive chairman's health and says he talks to and meets with him regularly.Read more

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  4. Major Viacom Shareholder Wants Alibaba to Buy a Stake in Paramount

    12:24 pm 12/3/2015

    Mario Gabelli owns the second-largest block of voting shares in Viacom, and he has suddenly become a very vocal, activist shareholder.Read more

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  5. Viacom's Second Largest Shareholder Calls for Disclosure of Sumner Redstone's Mental Capacity

    12:11 pm 12/2/2015

    Mario Gabelli's request comes on the heels of a legal battle involving Redstone's former girlfriend, Manuela Herzer, and trustees.Read more

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Who Knew? Daughter of Sumner Redstone's Ex Is Star of His Network's 'Madam Secretary'

    10:00 am 11/13/2015

    Kathrine Herzer, real-life daughter of Redstone's ex-companion Manuela Herzer, plays Tea Leoni's onscreen daughter on the CBS series.Read more

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  10. New Twist in Sumner Redstone Soap Opera: Daughter, Ex-Companion on Verge of Fight Over Mental Competency

    7:00 am 11/4/2015

    As the Viacom mogul's health is said to be in decline and Shari Redstone asserts more control over his care, she might face a challenge from former flame Manuela Herzer. "We are monitoring this fluid situation on a daily basis," says Herzer's new lawyer Read more

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