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  1. Viacom Increases Quarterly Dividend

    May 24, 2012 7:45 AM EDT Viacom said Wednesday (May 23) that its board has approved a 10 percent increase in its quarterly dividend to 27.5 cents per share from 25 cents. Viacom Launches New Blog The increase will take effect starting with Viacom's next quarterly div ...

  2. Viacom Sues Cablevision over iPad Streams

    June 24, 2011 8:33 AM EDT NEW YORK - Viacom Inc sued Cablevision Systems Corp to halt what it called the unauthorized streaming of its programing on devices such as Apple Inc's iPad. The lawsuit was filed on Thursday in Manhattan federal court, one day after court doc ...

  3. Viacom Promotes Robert Bakish to New International CEO Position, Network Focusing On Foreign Markets

    January 19, 2011 12:00 AM EST Viacom is looking to deliver on its hopes to further grow its international TV business. The company has promoted Robert Bakish to the newly created position of president and CEO of Viacom International Media Networks. He was previously president ...

  4. 'South Park' Sued For 'Stealing' Music Video

    November 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST Less than a month after "South Park" creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker were forced to apologize for lifting material for a spoof of "Inception" from the website CollegeHumor, the show is again facing accusations of content th ...

  5. 'South Park' Sued For 'Stealing' Music Video

    November 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST Less than a month after "South Park" creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker were forced to apologize for lifting material for a spoof of "Inception" from the website CollegeHumor, the show is again facing accusations of content th ...

  6. Viacom, Google Accuse Other Of YouTube Hypocrisy

    March 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Viacom Inc accused Google Inc of turning a blind eye to illegal video clips on its YouTube site in a bid to attract viewers, according to court documents. Google countered that Viacom managers continued to secretly upload content to YouTube even a ...

  7. Comedy Central, Live Nation Deal Expands

    February 18, 2010 12:00 AM EST Comedy Central and live entertainment firm Live Nation on Thursday unveiled a broadened and deepened alliance that will include the launch of "Comedy Central's House of Comedy Live from House of Blues," a monthly branded stand-up sh ...

  8. 615 Music Expands Its Holdings

    September 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nashville-based production music company 615 Music has acquired music library company Metro Music. 615, which provides library and production music for television networks and programs, feature films, radio and commercials, has a roster of clients ...

  9. MTV Embraces Web Chaos To Regain Viewers

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST MTV Networks, owner of the MTV and Comedy Central channels, is pushing a risky new Web strategy to win back young viewers from the likes of YouTube and MySpace. The network, which already has 150 Web sites in 162 countries, plans to build literall ...

  10. CMT Names Chader VP Of Press

    May 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Climbed exec ladder at MTV, Comedy Central. Lisa Chader has been appointed VP of press at CMT. She previously was director, corporate communications, for parent company MTV Networks in New York, where she worked on publicity campaigns for Comedy C ...

  11. MTV Ups Divney, Rohrer

    December 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Both execs will remain in New York. MTV Networks has promoted Larry Divney to president of ad sales. He was COO of ad sales. In addition, Doug Rohrer segues from his position of executive VP of ad sales to executive VP/senior advisor to Divney. Bo ...