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Viacom reports Q4 profit $1.67‍​/shr
Thursday, 16 Nov 2017 07:00am EST 

Nov 16 (Reuters) - Viacom Inc :Viacom reports fourth quarter and full year growth.Viacom Inc - ‍quarterly GAAP revenues increased 3% to $3.32 billion​.Viacom Inc - qtrly adjusted diluted EPS from continuing operations $0.77 ‍​.Q4 earnings per share view $0.86, revenue view $3.23 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Viacom Inc - qtrly GAAP diluted EPS from continuing operations $1.67‍​.Viacom Inc - qtrly advertising revenues were up 6% to $1.22 billion, with domestic advertising revenues flat at $936 million‍​.Viacom Inc qtrly media networks​ revenues increased 3% to $2.55 billion.Viacom Inc - filmed entertainment quarterly revenues improved 2% to $789 million‍​.  Full Article

Viacom and charter communications announce renewal of distribution agreement
Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017 09:00am EST 

Nov 15 (Reuters) - Charter Communications Inc :Viacom and Charter Communications announce renewal of distribution agreement.Viacom Inc - ‍Other terms of agreements were not disclosed​.Viacom - Co, Charter also entered into partnership for co-production of new original content to premiere for subscribers on charter's U.S. platform​.Viacom -Charter to provide spectrum subscribers Viacom's networks,including nickelodeon,mtv,comedy central, on spectrum select tier across its systems​.Viacom -‍Companies to collaborate on anonymized viewership data use, advanced advertising opportunities, addressing unauthorized password sharing​.Viacom Inc - ‍Additional Viacom networks will continue to be available on spectrum silver or spectrum gold tiers​.Viacom - To distribute co-produced programming internationally and in additional domestic networks after charter's premiere period​.Viacom Inc - ‍Under agreement, Viacom's Paramount television and Charter will jointly produce programming​.  Full Article

VIACOM SETS QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.20/SHR ON CLASS A & CLASS B COMMON STOCK
Friday, 10 Nov 2017 03:25pm EST 

Nov 10 (Reuters) - Viacom Inc ::VIACOM DECLARES QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND.VIACOM INC - ‍BOARD OF DIRECTORS HAS DECLARED A QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.20 PER SHARE ON BOTH CO'S CLASS A AND CLASS B COMMON STOCK​.  Full Article

Avid enters into multiyear enterprise agreement with Viacom
Wednesday, 8 Nov 2017 08:00am EST 

Nov 8 (Reuters) - Avid Technology Inc :Avid technology - ‍announced multiyear enterprise agreement with viacom to enhance worldwide production infrastructure on avid's mediacentral platform​.  Full Article

Paramount Pictures provides slate financing update
Tuesday, 7 Nov 2017 05:30pm EST 

Nov 7 (Reuters) - Paramount Pictures::Paramount Pictures provides slate financing update.‍Paramount Pictures - ‍paramount Pictures and Huahua Media have mutually agreed to end their slate financing agreement​.Paramount Pictures - Viacom expects negative net impact of $59 million in Q4 in connection with termination of huahua agreement​.Paramount Pictures​- ‍Paramount secured series of individual agreements with financing partners, including Hasbro, Skydance Media and Sega, among others.‍Paramount Pictures - ‍Paramount Pictures, Huahua Media ended slate financing agreement following recent changes to chinese foreign investment policies​.‍Paramount Pictures - Paramount maintains relationship with Huahua and "looks forward to exploring opportunities to work together in future​".Paramount-Individual agreements ‍that will provide committed or expected financing for about 25% production costs of studio's film slate for 2018,2019 ​.  Full Article

Skydance Media extends agreement with Paramount Pictures for four additional years
Monday, 7 Aug 2017 09:15am EDT 

Aug 7 (Reuters) - Skydance Media :Skydance Media extends worldwide production & distribution agreement for feature films with Paramount Pictures for four additional years.Skydance Media says new agreement also includes animated features.‍Skydance​ says Paramount will have opportunity to co-finance and distribute on a worldwide basis movies that Skydance produces.‍Skydance says it will retain option to co-produce and co-finance certain of Paramount's feature films​.  Full Article

Viacom sees Sept qtr domestic affiliate revenues to decline in low single digits
Thursday, 3 Aug 2017 06:01pm EDT 

Aug 3 (Reuters) - Viacom Inc ::Viacom Inc- operating income in filmed entertainment returned to growth for the first time since fourth quarter 2015- conf call.Viacom Inc sees volume growth and mid to high single digit CPM increases in upfronts - conf call.Viacom on payment delay from Huahua- "notwithstanding the delay in the June payment, everything's on track"- conf call.Viacom says ad loads were "unhealthfully high", cutting back ads for investment in future- conf call.Viacom sees Sept quarter domestic ad sales decline to be similar to June quarter's decline- conf call.Viacom expects domestic affiliate revenues to decline in the low single digits for the Sept quarter- conf call.  Full Article

Viacom Q3 earnings per share $1.69
Thursday, 3 Aug 2017 04:10pm EDT 

Aug 3 (Reuters) - Viacom Inc ::Q3 earnings per share $1.69.Viacom Inc - ‍revenues in third fiscal quarter increased 8%, or $257 million, to $3.36 billion​.Q3 adjusted earnings per share $1.17.Viacom Inc - media networks revenues grew 2% to $2.56 billion in quarter.Q3 earnings per share view $1.05, revenue view $3.29 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Viacom Inc - domestic advertising revenues declined 2% to $955 million in quarter.Viacom Inc - adjusted operating income for media networks was substantially flat at $870 million in quarter.  Full Article

Viacom sets quarterly cash dividend of $0.20/share
Wednesday, 2 Aug 2017 02:10pm EDT 

Aug 2 (Reuters) - Viacom Inc ::Sets quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share.  Full Article

Viacom and Gamemine enter into a global distribution partnership
Thursday, 27 Jul 2017 01:28pm EDT 

July 27 (Reuters) - VIACOM INC ::GAMEMINE INC SAYS HAS ENTERED INTO A GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION PARTNERSHIP WITH VIACOM INC.GAMEMINE - WILL ACT AS VIACOM'S GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION PARTNER FOR A COLLECTION OF ITS NICKELODEON BRAND MOBILE GAMES.  Full Article

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