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Paramount Players And Jakks Pacific Announce Plans For Creepy Crawlers Feature Film
Wednesday, 30 May 2018 06:00am EDT 

May 30 (Reuters) - JAKKS Pacific Inc ::PARAMOUNT PLAYERS AND JAKKS PACIFIC ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR CREEPY CRAWLERS FEATURE FILM.  Full Article

National Amusements Says No Intention Of Forcing Merger That Is Not Supported By Both CBS, Viacom
Thursday, 17 May 2018 06:07pm EDT 

May 17 (Reuters) - :NATIONAL AMUSEMENTS SAYS HAS NO INTENTION OF FORCING A MERGER THAT IS NOT SUPPORTED BY BOTH CBS AND VIACOM.NATIONAL AMUSEMENTS SAYS "BOARD VOTE, WHILE COUCHED AS AN EFFORT TO PREVENT SUCH A TRANSACTION, WAS PURE PRETEXT.".  Full Article

National Amusements Says Pleased By Court’S Decision To Deny CBS' Motion
Thursday, 17 May 2018 12:43pm EDT 

May 17 (Reuters) - National Amusements Inc :NATIONAL AMUSEMENTS INC SAYS PLEASED BY COURT’S DECISION TO DENY CBS & ITS SPECIAL COMMITTEE’S MOTION.  Full Article

Twitter Announces Over 30 Premium Video Content Deals
Monday, 30 Apr 2018 06:30pm EDT 

April 30 (Reuters) - Twitter Inc ::TWITTER ANNOUNCES OVER 30 PREMIUM VIDEO CONTENT DEALS AT DIGITAL CONTENT NEWFRONTS, EXPANDS PROGRAMMING SLATE.TWITTER INC - NBCUNIVERSAL TO DISTRIBUTE VARIETY OF LIVE VIDEO AND CLIPS FROM ACROSS PORTFOLIO TO TWITTER.TWITTER INC - NBCUNIVERSAL PROPERTIES PARTICIPATING IN PARTNERSHIP INCLUDE NBC, NBC NEWS, MSNBC, CNBC, TELEMUNDO, TODAY, AMONG OTHERS.TWITTER INC - VIACOM TO INCLUDE NEW SHOW FORMATS -- COMEDY CENTRAL'S CREATOR'S ROOM, BET BREAKS, MTV NEWS AND MTV NEWS INTERNATIONAL.  Full Article

Viacom Reports Q2 Adjusted Earnings Per Share $0.92
Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 07:00am EDT 

April 25 (Reuters) - Viacom Inc ::VIACOM REPORTS STRONG SECOND QUARTER RESULTS.Q2 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.92.Q2 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.92.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.64.Q2 REVENUE $3.15 BILLION.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.79, REVENUE VIEW $3.03 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.MEDIA NETWORKS REVENUES INCREASED 1% TO $2.43 BILLION IN QUARTER.FILMED ENTERTAINMENT REVENUES DECREASED 17% TO $741 MILLION IN QUARTER.PARAMOUNT PICTURES RETURNED TO PROFITABILITY IN QUARTER.VIACOM - PARAMOUNT PICTURES IS ON TRACK TO CONTINUE GROWING PROFITS FOR SECOND HALF OF FISCAL 2018 AND INTO FISCAL 2019.RECOGNIZED PRE-TAX RESTRUCTURING AND RELATED COSTS OF $185 MILLION IN QUARTER.VIACOM - COST TRANSFORMATION INITIATIVES ARE WELL UNDER WAY; ANTICIPATE MORE THAN $100 MILLION IN COST SAVINGS IN FISCAL 2018.NOW EXPECT OVER $300 MILLION IN RUN-RATE SAVINGS IN FISCAL 2019 RELATED TO COST TRANSFORMATION INITIATIVES.  Full Article

Viacom Announces Strategic Partnership With Day Zero Productions
Monday, 26 Mar 2018 12:00pm EDT 

March 26 (Reuters) - Viacom Inc ::VIACOM ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH TREVOR NOAH’S DAY ZERO PRODUCTIONS.‍FINANCIAL TERMS OF TRANSACTION WERE NOT DISCLOSED​.‍VIACOM TO MAKE INVESTMENT IN DAY ZERO​.  Full Article

Viacom Promotes Fukiko Ogisu To Chief People Officer
Monday, 8 Jan 2018 12:20pm EST 

Jan 8 (Reuters) - Viacom Inc ::VIACOM PROMOTES FUKIKO OGISU TO EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF PEOPLE OFFICER.  Full Article

Viacom Says Has Signed A Definitive Agreement To Acquire Whosay‍​
Monday, 8 Jan 2018 09:14am EST 

Jan 8 (Reuters) - Viacom Inc ::SAYS HAS SIGNED A DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE WHOSAY, AN INFLUENCE MARKETING COMPANY ‍​.  Full Article

Funrise Inc Named Global Master Toy Licensee For Paramount Pictures' Amusement Park
Wednesday, 3 Jan 2018 07:00am EST 

Jan 3 (Reuters) - Viacom Inc ::FUNRISE INC NAMED GLOBAL MASTER TOY LICENSEE FOR PARAMOUNT PICTURES' AMUSEMENT PARK.FUNRISE - ENTERED MULTI-YEAR PARTNERSHIP WITH PARAMOUNT PICTURES AS WORLDWIDE MASTER TOY PARTNER FOR AMUSEMENT PARK.FUNRISE - PRODUCTS WILL BEGIN GLOBAL RETAIL ROLLOUT IN EARLY 2019.  Full Article

Viacom Announces Pricing Terms Of Its $1 Bln Cash Tender Offers For Certain Outstanding Debt Securities
Wednesday, 6 Dec 2017 04:15pm EST 

Dec 6 (Reuters) - Viacom Inc ::VIACOM ANNOUNCES THE PRICING TERMS OF ITS $1.0 BILLION CASH TENDER OFFERS FOR CERTAIN OUTSTANDING DEBT SECURITIES.  Full Article

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Viacom's SpongeBob keeps rights to 'Krusty Krab' restaurant name

Aye, aye, captain: the rights to The Krusty Krab, the greasy spoon featured in the popular children's TV series "SpongeBob SquarePants," belong to Viacom Inc and not to a Texas restaurateur hoping to open a seafood chain with that name.