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  1. Philippe Dauman Out as Health Agent to Sumner Redstone

    3:45 pm 4/6/2016

    Settlement discussions have been going on for a week.Read more

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  2. 'Daily Show' Host Trevor Noah Slams CBS Chief Leslie Moonves for Donald Trump Comments

    3:44 am 3/22/2016

    Noah's remarks were pointed, as both CBS and Viacom-owned Comedy Central are controlled by Sumner Redstone's National Amusements.Read more

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  3. Viacom Board Re-Elected, Voting Rights Proposal Defeated by "Substantial" Majority, Even Excluding Redstone Vote

    6:07 am 3/14/2016

    Vice chair Shari Redstone attended Monday’s event in Miami, which was the conglomerate's first since CEO Philippe Dauman added the chairman title.Read more

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  4. Battle Over Sumner Redstone's Empire Heads to Trial

    6:00 am 3/2/2016

    A Los Angeles judge has set a May 6 date for a case that could determine who will control the 92-year-old mogul's health care, massive fortune and prized media holding.Read more

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  5. Court Documents Reveal Sumner Redstone's Funeral Plans

    6:48 pm 2/18/2016

    He wants Leslie Moonves to give a eulogy at his funeral and offered his daughter 16 cemetery plots to stay out of the planning, according to new court docs filed by his companion, Manuela Herzer. Read more

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  6. Read Leslie Moonves' First Memo to CBS Employees Since Replacing Sumner Redstone as Executive Chairman

    2:13 pm 2/18/2016

    "The opportunities are huge, and there is no company more ready to capitalize on them than we are," the executive chairman wrote.Read more

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  7. Hollywood Flashback: When Sumner Redstone Was 42 and Not Yet a Mogul

    12:00 pm 2/18/2016

    Redstone, who is stepping down as executive chairman of CBS and Viacom, got his showbiz start at his father's drive-in before making his way into the theater business: "He was a brilliant exhibitor and tough as nails," recalls former Warner Bros. domestic distribution chief Dan Fellman.Read more

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  8. Michael Wolff on Viacom: How the Philippe Dauman-Shari Redstone War Will Go Down

    6:55 am 2/10/2016

    Sumner's daughter wants the newly appointed executive chairman out (and a possible sale of the company), but she'll need to tread carefully as the board, the trust and Dad's ex-girlfriend could get in the way of her plans.Read more

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  9. How Sumner Redstone's Lady Friends Scored Millions of Dollars

    6:25 am 2/10/2016

    Manuela Herzer's ejection from the mogul's life cost her a $50 million inheritance, plus his mansion and a key role with the Redstone Charitable Foundation, which has opened many doors (and bank accounts) for his companions.Read more

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  10. Leslie Moonves Addresses CBS Promotion During Super Bowl 50 Interview

    6:55 pm 2/4/2016

    "I'm very pleased that Sumner Redstone handed the reins to me," said the new chairman, who called the appointment a great "honor" and "privilege."Read more

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