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Viacom Inc (VIA.O)

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Viacom Inc posts Q1 adjusted earnings $1.04/shr
Thursday, 9 Feb 2017 07:00am EST 

Viacom Inc : Viacom Inc - company presents new strategic plan, including focus on six priority flagship brands . Viacom Inc qtrly media networks revenues increased 1 pct to $2.59 billion. . Viacom Inc - revenues in first fiscal quarter were $3.32 billion, an increase of 5 pct, or $170 million, compared to previous year . Viacom Inc qtrly advertising revenues declined 2 pct to $1.29 billion . Viacom inc - 3 pct decrease in domestic advertising revenues in quarter . Viacom Inc - Viacom will be focused on six flagship brands- Bet, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr. and Paramount . Viacom - Paramount's film slate to now include co-branded releases from each of flagships, with Paramount branded films focused on franchises, tentpoles . Viacom Inc - announcing a commitment between Nickelodeon and Paramount to move forward on a slate of four films . Viacom Inc qtrly EPS $1.00; qtrly adjusted EPS $1.04 . Q1 earnings per share view $0.84, revenue view $3.18 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Viacom Inc qtrly filmed entertainment revenues grew 24 pct to $758 million . Viacom Inc - spike will be rebranded in early 2018 as Paramount Network, and will serve as Viacom's premier general entertainment brand .Viacom Inc - plans to invest in new content experiences, and will establish short-form content unit.  Full Article

Viacom declares quarterly cash dividend
Monday, 6 Feb 2017 06:35pm EST 

Viacom Inc :Board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share on both its Class A and Class B common stock.  Full Article

S&P says Viacom financial risk profile assessment revised to significant 'BBB-' rating
Monday, 23 Jan 2017 04:55pm EST 

:S&P says Viacom Inc financial risk profile assessment revised to significant; 'BBB-' rating and negative outlook unchanged.  Full Article

Paramount Pictures, Shanghai Film Group, Huahua Media sign strategic agreement
Thursday, 19 Jan 2017 03:50pm EST 

Paramount Pictures: Paramount pictures, Shanghai Film Group & Huahua Media sign strategic agreement .Shanghai Film Group,Huahua Media will also co-finance Paramount’s full slate of films over next 3 years as part of the agreement.  Full Article

Redbox, Paramount announce new distribution agreement
Wednesday, 18 Jan 2017 08:06pm EST 

Redbox: Redbox, Paramount announce new distribution agreement .Redbox - new distribution agreement for 2017 with Paramount Home Media Distribution.  Full Article

Redbox, Paramount announce new distribution agreement
Wednesday, 18 Jan 2017 03:48pm EST 

Redbox: Redbox, Paramount announce new distribution agreement .Redbox - new distribution agreement for 2017 with Paramount Home Media Distribution.  Full Article

Viacom appoints David Lynn as CEO of Viacom International Media Networks
Wednesday, 11 Jan 2017 07:30am EST 

Viacom Inc : Viacom appoints David Lynn as CEO of Viacom International Media Networks . Viacom Inc says Lynn is currently president of VIMN's operations in UK, Northern and Eastern Europe .Viacom Inc says Lynn will report to Bob Bakish, whom he replaces as CEO of VIMN.  Full Article

Viacom acquires Televisión Federal S.A. in Argentina from Telefónica S.A. for $345 mln
Tuesday, 15 Nov 2016 12:00pm EST 

Viacom Inc : under terms of agreement, Viacom will acquire all of Telefe's brands and assets . transaction is expected to be accretive to Viacom's fiscal year 2017 earnings . transaction has been concluded for a total amount of US$345 million dollars in cash . Acquisition was financed from Viacom's existing cash balances .Viacom acquires Televisión Federal S.A. (Telefe) in argentina from Telefónica S.A. For US$345 million.  Full Article

Viacom sets qtrly cash dividend of $0.20/shr
Monday, 31 Oct 2016 05:04pm EDT 

Viacom Inc :Sets quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share.  Full Article

Viacom says Robert Bakish appointed acting CEO, acting president
Monday, 31 Oct 2016 04:10pm EDT 

Viacom Inc : Viacom announces leadership transition . Says Robert Bakish appointed acting CEO and acting president . Robert Bakish appointed acting president and CEO, having led Viacom's international growth since 2007 . Bakish is also being appointed to new role of president and chief executive officer of Viacom Global Entertainment Group . Robert Bakish will succeed Tom Dooley, who, as previously announced, will be leaving company . New business unit combines Viacom's International Media Networks Division with company's Music And Entertainment Group . In addition, Tv Land and CMT will join Global Entertainment Group Portfolio under Bakish . BET Networks will continue to function as a separate group .Viacom's Kids and Family Group will be reestablished as "Nickelodeon Group".  Full Article

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Exclusive: Paramount CEO Grey to depart as soon as next week - sources

Brad Grey, the chairman and chief executive officer of Viacom Inc's Paramount Pictures film studio is expected to leave with an announcement coming as early as next week, according to two sources familiar with the situation.