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  1. EU Warns It Will Act Tough On BMG Pub Bidders

    September 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT With Viacom joining Warner Music and Universal Music Group among those bidding for the music publishing arm of Germany's Bertelsmann, European regulators have warned that any successful takeover would With Viacom joining Warner Music and Univ ...

  2. Google, MTV Team For Video Deal

    August 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In a further reach for online video, Google Inc will begin distributing clips from MTV Networks' shows to other Web sites through its budding video service in a model that offers content creators a ne In a further reach for online video, Goog ...

  3. CBS Radio Cuts Staff

    July 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT CBS Radio, a unit of CBS Corp, said today (July 12) it was cutting an unspecified number of jobs at its radio stations in the United States. The company declined to specify the number of job reduction CBS Radio, a unit of CBS Corp, said today (Jul ...

  4. Stern Accuses CBS Of 'Bullying'

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Reacts to rumors that CBS intends to sue him. Howard Stern called a news conference in New York City Tuesday (Feb. 28) to express exasperation over what he termed “bullying” and “threatening” over the past few months by CBS, his former employer. S ...

  5. Former Warner Exec Joins Thomas H. Lee Partners

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Bressler most recently served as senior exec at Viacom. Richard J. Bressler has joined private equity firm Thomas H. Lee Partners as a managing director and head of its strategic resource group. Bressler was most recently senior executive VP and C ...

  6. Infinity Rebrands As CBS Radio

    December 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST In anticipation of parent Viacom's split into two separate companies, CBS Corp. has unveiled plans to rebrand its radio division as CBS Radio. Included are the company's 179 radio stations. CBS Radio In anticipation of parent Viacom’s sp ...

  7. MTV Helps Viacom Post Profit

    November 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Wolf appointed MTV pres/COO. Viacom Inc. reported a higher-than-expected third-quarter profit today (Nov. 2) as increased advertising sales at its MTV cable networks and the "War of the Worlds" box-office release offset a slump at the te ...

  8. MTV Buys iFilm To Boost Internet Presence

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Viacom's MTV Networks unit took a further step to broaden its Internet exposure, announcing that it has taken over privately-held online video destination iFilm Corp. for $49 million. NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Viacom's MTV Net ...

  9. Viacom, UCC Dispute FCC Kid Regs

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Viacom and the United Church of Christ are both pushing to have the federal courts decide if the Federal Communications Commission's regulations regarding children's programming rules on digital TV ar WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Hollywood Repo ...

  10. Briskman New CBS Corp. Top Lawyer

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Leslie Moonves has begun planning for life after Viacom's split, hiring Louis Briskman as chief legal officer for the new CBS Corp. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Leslie Moonves has begun planning for life after Viacom's split, hiring Louis ...

  11. MTV Networks Buys Neopets

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As it continues to expand and strengthen its Web business, Viacom unit MTV Networks said June 20 it has acquired NeoPets, the operator of a fast-growing youth community on the Internet. NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter) -- As it continues to expan ...

  12. Viacom Board Approves Split

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The board of Viacom Inc. has unanimously approved the split of the company into two separately traded entities, the entertainment giant said June 14. The split is expected to be completed in the first NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The board ...

  13. Viacom Board Approves Split

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Separately traded Viacom, CBS expected in 2006. Separately traded Viacom, CBS expected in 2006. News ...

  14. Viacom Board Approves Split

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The board of Viacom Inc. has unanimously approved the split of the company into two separately traded entities, the entertainment giant said Tuesday afternoon (June 14). The split is expected to be co The board of Viacom Inc. has unanimously appro ...

  15. Warner Music Loss Narrows

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group Corp. today (June 13) posted a narrower loss in its first quarter as a publicly traded company, helped by a weaker dollar and growth of online music sales. Warner Music Group Corp. today (June 13) posted a narrower loss in its f ...

  16. BET Promotes Lee To CEO

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Debra L. Lee has been named CEO of Black Entertainment Television. She was president/COO. Debra L. Lee has been named CEO of Black Entertainment Television. She was president/COO. CEO Robert L. Johnson is now taking the title of chairman, with pla ...

  17. Moonves: CBS Would Benefit From Split-off

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Viacom co-president and co-chief operating officer Leslie Moonves assured CBS affiliates at their annual conference here that the network stands to benefit should Viacom be split up into two entities LAS VEGAS (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Viacom co ...

  18. Viacom: Cable Split Could Occur In 2006

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Viacom Inc. on April 19 said a split-off of its fast-growing cable networks and film studio from its broadcast networks could come as early as the 2006 first quarter, as its quarterly operating profit (Reuters) -- Viacom Inc. on April 19 said a sp ...

  19. Viacom: Cable Split Could Occur In 2006

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Networks post 20% Q1 gains. Viacom Inc. on Tuesday (April 19) said a split-off of its fast-growing cable networks and film studio from its broadcast networks could come as early as the 2006 first quarter, as its quarterly operating profit rose on ...

  20. Paramount Continues Executive Shuffle

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As the executive overhaul at Paramount Pictures continues, Alli Shearmur was promoted April 14 to co-president of production. She will report to newly named Paramount president Gail Berman, who steps (The Hollywood Reporter) -- As the executive ov ...

  21. Viacom Is High On Technology

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Since Tom Freston and Leslie Moonves took over as co-presidents/co-COOs of Viacom Inc., the company has re-energized its focus on bringing its various content brands to new technologies to create new NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Since Tom ...

  22. Viacom Creates CBS Digital Media

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After quietly shuttering the CBS Internet Group once it acquired CBS a few years ago, Viacom Inc. has created CBS Digital Media, to be headed by MarketWatch creator Larry Kramer. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- After quietly shuttering the CBS Interne ...

  23. MTV Ups Roedy, Scannell

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Execs add vice chairman title. Viacom's MTV Networks has named Bill Roedy and Herb Scannell as vice chairmen. The two also continue in their roles as MTV Networks International president and Nickelodeon Networks president, respectively. Both ...

  24. Rhythm & Blues

    March 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Producer/songwriter Dave Tozer inks a worldwide co-publishing agreement between his Tozertunes Publishing (BMI) and Famous Music Publishing, a division of Viacom's Paramount Pictures. Read Gail Mitche Producer/songwriter Dave Tozer inks a wor ...

  25. Viacom Posts $18 Billion Loss

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Viacom Inc. on Feb. 24 posted a massive quarterly loss after $18 billion in charges for writing down the value of its radio and outdoor advertising businesses in the face of a soft radio market and he NEW YORK (Reuters) -- Viacom Inc. on Feb. 24 p ...

  26. Hollander Promoted To Infinity Chairman/CEO

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Infinity Broadcasting has promoted president/COO Joel Hollander to chairman/CEO, effective immediately. In his new position, Hollander will have overall responsibility for Infinity's 183 radio station NEW YORK (Billboard Radio Monitor) -- Inf ...

  27. Infinity Ups Hollander; Sykes Shifts To MTV

    January 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Viacom's Infinity Broadcasting has promoted president/COO Joel Hollander to chairman/CEO. The move has been widely anticipated, ever since reports began leaking that John Sykes would step down as Infi Viacom's Infinity Broadcasting has p ...

  28. Paramount Gets Touch Of Grey

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST With a deal finally in place, Brad Grey, one of the entertainment industry's leading talent managers, is set to make the transition to studio head by taking over the top executive post at Paramount Pi (The Hollywood Reporter) -- With a deal f ...

  29. Los Angeles, Paramount Spar Over Biz Taxes

    December 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST The city of Los Angeles has sued Paramount Pictures Corp. over whether the studio can be taxed on licensing and merchandising revenues, the city attorney's office said on Dec. 10. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) -- The city of Los Angeles has sued Para ...

  30. Viacom, FCC Reach $3.5M Indecency Deal

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Federal Communications Commission and Viacom have reached a $3.5 million indecency settlement over three Notices of Apparent Liability and two Forfeiture Orders. The Federal Communications Commission and Viacom have reached a $3.5 million inde ...

  31. Viacom, FCC Reach $3.5M Indecency Deal

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Federal Communications Commission and Viacom have reached a $3.5 million indecency settlement over three Notices of Apparent Liability and two Forfeiture Orders. The Federal Communications Commission and Viacom have reached a $3.5 million inde ...

  32. Behind the Deal: Mel Karmazin On Radio

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST <i>Mel Karmazin made his first public appearance since his departure last summer as president/COO of Viacom during the 12th annual National Assn. of Broadcasters' European Radio Show, held Nov. 7-9 in Mel Karmazin made his first public ...

  33. Mel Karmazin Joins Sirius As CEO

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST The board of directors of Sirius Satellite Radio has named Mel Karmazin as CEO. He succeeds Joe Clayton, who will remain at the satellite broadcaster as chairman of the board. The board of directors of Sirius Satellite Radio has named Mel Karmazin ...

  34. Vivendi, Viacom Sell Cinema Biz

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Vivendi Universal and Viacom Inc. on Oct. 28 confirmed the sale of UCI Cinemas in Europe to London-based private equity firm Terra Firma Capital Partners Limited for 270 million euros ($344.4 million) PARIS (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Vivendi Univ ...

  35. Melee, Paramount Pact For Music-Based Movies

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Melee Entertainment, formed <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/archivesearch/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1807445">last year</A> by Bryan Turner and Scott Aronson, has reached an agreement Melee Entertainment, for ...

  36. Melee, Paramount Pact For Music-Based Movies

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Melee Entertainment, formed <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/archivesearch/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1807445">last year</A> by Bryan Turner and Scott Aronson, has reached an agreement Melee Entertainment, for ...

  37. Two Key Execs Split Germany's Viva

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The management team of Viva Media is being shaken up following Viacom's takeover of the German music television group. The management team of Viva Media is being shaken up following Viacom's takeover of the German music television group. ...

  38. Two Key Execs Split Germany's Viva

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The management team of Viva Media is being shaken up following Viacom's takeover of the German music television group. The management team of Viva Media is being shaken up following Viacom's takeover of the German music television group. ...

  39. Viacom To Ramp Up China Presence

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sumner Redstone, chairman/CEO of MTV parent company Viacom, today (Sept. 24) unveiled a series of moves that will expand the group's presence in mainland China, including a strategic partnership with Sumner Redstone, chairman/CEO of MTV paren ...

  40. Viacom To Ramp Up China Presence

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sumner Redstone, chairman/CEO of MTV parent company Viacom, today (Sept. 24) unveiled a series of moves that will expand the group's presence in mainland China, including a strategic partnership with Sumner Redstone, chairman/CEO of MTV paren ...

  41. FCC Fines CBS Over Janet Incident

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As expected, the Federal Communications Commission today (Sept. 22) officially issued a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture of $550,000 against 20 Viacom-owned CBS TV stations for "apparently As expected, the Federal Communications Co ...

  42. Latin Grammys Ratings Dip

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT CBS show declines from last year. CBS show declines from last year. News ...

  43. Viacom Closes On Viva Buy

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV parent Viacom has completed the purchase of a 75.83% stake in German music television group Viva Media. The American media giant confirmed yesterday (Aug. 26) that it had closed the deal with the MTV parent Viacom has completed the purchase of ...

  44. Viacom Closes On Viva Buy

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV parent Viacom has completed the purchase of a 75.83% stake in German music television group Viva Media. The American media giant confirmed yesterday (Aug. 26) that it had closed the deal with the MTV parent Viacom has completed the purchase of ...

  45. Viacom Ups CBS' Taub To Exec VP Operations

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Viacom said yesterday (Aug. 24) that it has promoted Bruce Taub to the newly created post of executive VP of operations, as the entertainment conglomerate reshuffles managers under recently named co-p Viacom said yesterday (Aug. 24) that it has pr ...

  46. German Regulators Clear Viacom's Viva Buy

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The German Federal Cartel Office in Bonn has given the green light to Viacom's planned acquisition of Cologne-based media company Viva Media. The German Federal Cartel Office in Bonn has given the green light to Viacom's planned acquisit ...

  47. German Regulators Clear Viacom's Viva Buy

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The German Federal Cartel Office in Bonn has given the green light to Viacom's planned acquisition of Cologne-based media company Viva Media. The German Federal Cartel Office in Bonn has given the green light to Viacom's planned acquisit ...

  48. Viacom Reorganizing Operations

    July 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Viacom Inc. today (July 29) said the president of its Paramount Enterprises operation would leave the company and said it would reorganize some operations under newly appointed co-president Tom Fresto Viacom Inc. today (July 29) said the president ...

  49. Viacom, Blockbuster Reveal Separation Terms

    June 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Deal to close in third quarter. Viacom and Blockbuster today (June 18) announced the terms of their proposed separation, which will be completed in the third quarter. In a statement, Blockbuster says it expects to pay $5 per share -- or a total of ...

  50. Viacom, Blockbuster Reveal Separation Terms

    June 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Deal to close in third quarter. Viacom and Blockbuster today (June 18) announced the terms of their proposed separation, which will be completed in the third quarter. In a statement, Blockbuster says it expects to pay $5 per share -- or a total of ...

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