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Class Action Claims “Sweetheart” Deal Between Writers Guild, Viacom Over Streaming

Former 'Key & Peele' showrunner Jay Martel is leading a suit that alleges the WGA has breached its duty of fair representation with respect to royalties owed comedy writers like those who work on…

CAA Acquires Tandem Entertainment to Expand Branded Partnerships

The deal gets the Hollywood talent agency deeper into digital media partnerships and branded content.

Former ViacomCBS CFO Christina Spade Lands at AMC Networks

Spade as CFO will oversee financial affairs for AMC Networks' assets like AMC, BBC AMERICA, IFC and SundanceTV.

ViacomCBS Networks International Head David Lynn to Step Down

ViacomCBS Networks International head David Lynn is set to step down after 24 years with the studio.

Streaming 2.0: What’s Coming Next to the Streaming World?

There’s no doubt that streaming video is the present (thanks, pandemic!), as well as the future of entertainment. But which platform will dominate the so-called streaming wars is still up for…

One Year After Merger, ViacomCBS Has Wall Street More Optimistic

Staff reductions to the tune of more than 800 people, the exit of top CBS brass, new executives with digital expertise, deals, less investor worry about carriage deals, early streaming success…

Discovery+ Streaming Reveal Gets Tepid Response From Wall Street

Discovery has entered a crowded global streaming arena and Wall Street analysts have reacted coolly to its lifestyle programming juggernaut set to launch on Jan. 4.

What Better Ad Trends, Higher Sports Costs Mean for Hollywood Earnings Season

Hollywood's third-quarter earnings season will likely be a case of good news-bad news amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, with advertising trends improving, but the return of sports causing higher…

Sam Smith, Doja Cat to Perform at MTV EMAs

Sam Smith, Doja Cat, and Zara Larsson are the first performers set for this year's MTV Europe Music Awards on Nov. 8.

ViacomCBS Networks Int’l Sets “No Diversity, No Commission” Production Policy

ViacomCBS' ViacomCBS Networks International unit unveiled a "no diversity, no commission" production policy "to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion by requiring that all new international…

ViacomCBS Int’l Studios Launches Unified Sales Unit

ViacomCBS International Studios has launched a unified sales arm, ViacomCBS International Studios Distribution, which "will play an integral part in supporting ViacomCBS’ larger studio and media…

Lady Gaga Leads MTV EMAs Nominations

Lady Gaga leads the nominations for this year's MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) with seven nods. BTS and Justin Bieber each received five nominations.