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Viacom Given Neutral Rating at Zacks
's stock had its "neutral" rating reiterated by Zacks in a research note issued to investors on Friday.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
The Village Voice
Westboro Baptist Church Will Also Picket Gawker, Buzzfeed, Foursquare, Basically Everybody Else
Last week, we told you that the Westboro Baptist Church, a merry band of noxious trolls with questionable ties to Jesus, is returning to New York to picket the New York Times , Facebook, the Huffington Post, and the 9/11 Memorial Museum.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
MTV Competition to Win a Chance to Work on EMAs in Glasgow
MTV's new international multi-platform campaign MTV Breaks is giving talented MTV fans around the world the chance to kick-start a career in the creative industries by offering unprecedented opportunities to work on its high-profile entertainment events.
Nielsen's top prime-time TV shows for Aug. 18-24
ABC and ESPN are owned by The Walt Disney Co.; CBS is a division of CBS Corp.; Fox is owned by 21st Century Fox; NBC is owned by NBC Universal; MTV is owned by Viacom.
'Dating Naked' Castmember Sues VH1 for $10M for Showing Her Naked
"Dating Naked" is a dating reality show following the success of Discovery Channel's "Naked and Afraid," but one castmember is apparently a bit miffed at just how much "naked" VH1 broadcast .
Fri Aug 22, 2014
"Dating Naked" blur fail; "GoT" kills to come
It was only a matter of time. "Dating Naked" cast member Jessie Nizewitz, 28, is suing Viacom for failing to blur out her nether regions in a scene that appeared very briefly but not briefly enough on VH1.
Dating Naked contestant sues VH1 for failing to blur out her crotch
A contestant on hit reality show Dating Naked is suing VH1's parent company Viacom for $10million, claiming the network failed to blur out her genitals during a wrestling scene.
Dating Naked Contestant Files $10 Million Lawsuit After Show Allegedly Bared Her Crotch on TV
The contestant from the new VH1 reality series filed a $10 million lawsuit against the network's operator Viacom and two production companies yesterday for allegedly flashing her crotch during a playful wrestling match on the beach with a male contestant, according to Entertainment Weekly .
Thu Aug 21, 2014
MacTaggart Lecture: Channel 4 boss warns of American media moguls muscling in on Uk TV
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'Horrified' Dating Naked contestant sues VH1 after network failed...
Revealed, James Foley was an ISIS 'whipping boy': Jihadists discovered pictures of his USAF officer brother on his laptop and tortured him with mock executions and 'crucified him to a wall' 'We will be relentless .
New York Magazine
Dating Naked Sued for Insufficiently Blurring Someone's Junk
The post-production team of VH1's Dating Naked certainly has a herculean task when it comes to blurring all those genitals, but it looks like maybe someone got a little too distracted by censoring the accidental boner in the third episode , and neglected to blur out a vagina.
Barclays Reaffirms "Underweight" Rating for Viacom
's stock had its "underweight" rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Barclays in a report released on Thursday.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
What Did TV CEOs Tell Investors About the Weak Ad Market?
Now that second-quarter earnings are over for the media sector, we can finally take a good look at what senior media company executives actually said on calls to investors when they were in the hot seat at the end of the summer.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Nickelodeon explores a new, more mature Dora
Fatima Ptacek and Dora pose for a photo at the NASDAQ Stock Market closing bell in New York's Times Square.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Vantage Media Rolls Private Ad Marketplace Product
Los Angeles-based Vantage Media , the advertising technology company led by Patrick Quigley, said last week that it has launched a new product, providing a private, self serve, real-time bidding marketplace for publishers.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Cable companies now selling more broadband than video. Duh.
The cable companies have been far more excited about selling broadband than selling video for a long time now.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
When The Aggressive Distribution To Shareholders Is Promising
Some companies offer a very high distribution to their shareholders. However, this does not guarantee a great profit to the shareholders.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Viacom Demands Cablevision Lose Rights to MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central
Viacom is ramping up its defense of an antitrust lawsuit brought by Cablevision by alleging the cable operator committed fraudulent inducement in the parties' last TV carriage deal.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Morning Media Newsfeed: Fox, Time Warner Issue Earnings | Coulson Charged With Perjury
Fox, Time Warner Deliver Dueling Earnings Reports, Both Positive How dead is the Fox-Time Warner deal? So dead that Rupert Murdoch hopped on his company's quarterly earnings call on Wednesday to drive home the point that his giant media company, 21st Century Fox, really is walking away.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Superhero 'Turtles' swing back onto big screen in new mutation
The teenage mutant heroes in a half shell are battling their way back to movie screens with teen crushes, insecurity, rage and a hankering for pizza in a franchise reboot for a new generation.