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  1. Viacom names Alex Berkett as SVP, corporate developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Indian Television

    MUMBAI: Viacom Inc has appointed Alex Berkett to the position of senior vice president, corporate development. In this role, Berkett will lead the company's global corporate development and mergers and acquisitions functions.

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  2. Alex Brummer: Be brave and start RBS saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | This Is Money

    There will be much clucking about the prospect of Royal Bank of Scotland shares being sold at a loss to the taxpayer. But there is good reason why the Treasury should plough ahead with the placement of the first slice of its 79 per cent stake to professional investors.

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  3. Viacom buys 50% of Indian TV network group PrismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Los Angeles Times

    Viacom said it has acquired a 50% stake in Prism TV, an Indian TV group. Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman is shown ringing the NASDAQ opening bell in June.

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  4. Viacom Acquires 50% Stake in Indian Regional NetworksRead the original story

    Friday | Freshnews

    NEW YORK & MUMBAI -- -- Viacom Inc. , today announced that it has acquired a 50% interest in Prism TV Private Limited for 9.4BN rupees . Prism TV owns and operates regional entertainment channels in India, including ETV Marathi, ETV Kannada, ETV Bangla, ETV Oriya and ETV Gujarati, all of which were recently rebranded under the 'COLORS' umbrella.

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  5. Girls Who Code Present "The Top 20 Reasons Why A Girl Should Code"...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | VH1

    While many high schoolers were spending the day lounging around for the sake of summer, 20 rising high school junior and senior girls from the New York metro area were taking part in a seven-week program called Girls Who Code . Viacom is hosting the girls for the summer in our New York offices, where they get to learn more about what we do.

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  6. Spike TV's 3-Night Event Series TUT Unearths Ratings RoyaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | BroadwayWorld.com

    SPIKE unearthed ratings royalty for "Tut," the network's most ambitious project in channel history. The 3-night event series delivered an average of 2.2 million viewers, the largest average viewership in the timeslot in 8 years.

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  7. July 25, 2032: Hillary apologizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Daily Kos

    Good Evening viewers, this is Ellen Stephanopolus of Time-Warner-Disney-Comcast-Viacom-Fox World News Service reporting to you from Paraguay at the estate of Madame President Hillary Clinton and President Bill Clinton. Madame President Clinton has just published her 3rd in a series of 5 memoirs, this one titled The Clinton Dynasty: Who Could Have Known! .

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  8. (VIDEO) The Future Is the Vast, Unconnected World: Facebook's EversonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Switched

    These days, Pets.com is part of Internet folklore - an early dot.com juggernaut that, in its mission to sell pet supplies direct to consumers, burned bright, launching in August 1998 and going from an IPO to liquidation in 268 days. Carolyn Everson remembers the site with horror, too - but, for different reasons.

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  9. MTV Ups Mina Lefevre to Executive VP & Head Of Scripted DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | BroadwayWorld.com

    MTV, a unit of Viacom , has promoted Mina Lefevre to the role of Executive Vice President and Head of Scripted Development, overseeing all scripted development and programming for the network. Since joining MTV in 2013 as Senior Vice President of Scripted Programming, Lefevre has launched hits including "Scream," "Finding Carter," and "Faking It," and is developing the forthcoming fantasy epic "The Shannara Chronicles."

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  10. (VIDEO) The Future Is The Vast, Unconnected World: Facebook's EversonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Switched

    These days, Pets.com is part of internet folklore - an early dot.com juggernaut that, in its mission to sell pet supplies direct to consumers, burned bright, launching in August 1998 and going from an IPO to liquidation in 268 days. Carolyn Everson remembers the site with horror, too - but, for different reasons.

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  11. Nickelodeon Announces First-Ever Animation Scholarship ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, and Get Schooled, a national non-profit co-founded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Viacom, are giving one skilled and innovative young animator the chance to win a $25,000 scholarship through the inaugural "What's Your Nickfluence?" Animation Challenge. The open call for original animated shorts is open now through Sept.

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  12. IMAXA Transforms Vienna State Opera House For July 23 World Premiere ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Sys-Con Media

    The film begins its worldwide roll-out in IMAX theatres on For the red-carpet event and screening, the historic Vienna State Opera House is receiving a makeover of IMAX proportions exclusively for this premiere. During the past three days, IMAX's team has equipped the opera house with an IMAX screen measuring approximately 56 feet by 37 feet, IMAX's proprietary dual-projection system and a custom sound system configured and tuned to optimize the playback of the film's IMAX soundtrack in this unique environment.

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  13. Why political ads are going to reach a record in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | The Washington Post

    Political advertising on television is expected to jump 16 percent to a record $4.4 billion in the 2016 presidential cycle compared to four years ago, showing a continued belief by candidates that broadcast and cable TV is still the best way to reach voters, according to a Monday report from Kantar Media research. Since the Supreme Court's Citizens United v.

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  14. Spike TV's TUT Debuts to 2.6 Million Total ViewersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Spike's most ambitious project to date, the scripted 3-night event-series "TUT" launched with big numbers for the network on Sunday, July 19. "TUT" delivered 2.6 million viewers for Night 1, including the premiere telecast and two encore presentations that followed. The premiere telecast drew 1.7 million viewers.

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  15. Casey Patterson Exits Viacom, Launches Production CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Deadline

    Longtime Viacom Entertainment exec Casey Patterson has left its executive suite and formed Casey Patterson Entertainment . The company launches with a multi-year deal with Viacom Music and Entertainment Group to develop and produce live music, variety and comedy programming, as well as talent driven series and specials for broadcast and cable networks, subscription and streaming services.

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  16. Nigeria: Ne-Yo, 2face, AKA to Thrill At MAMA AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | AllAfrica.com

    Africa's contemporary music industry comes under the global spotlight as the winners of the MTV Africa Music Awards KwaZulu-Natal are announced at a star studded ceremony at Durban's International Convention Centre . Africa's biggest contemporary artistes and achievers will be gracing the red carpet for what is the biggest event of the African music calendar.

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  17. What Does New York Do To An Artist's Work?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | The New York Observer

    You have to ride an escalator to get the full view of sculptor Crystal Wagner's latest artwork. It curls up the walls of Viacom corporate headquarters in Times Square and into the company's second-floor lobby.

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  18. Bryan Singer Developing 'World War III' Drama for Spike TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Hollywood Reporter

    The Viacom-owned cable network announced Tuesday that it is developing five new scripted dramas, including World War III from exec producer Bryan Singer . The orders come days before Spike debuts Ben Kingsley starrer Tut, its first scripted event series in eight years.

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  19. MTV Africa Music Awards 2015Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 12 | Mi2n

    Africa's contemporary music industry comes under the global spotlight as the winners of the MTV Africa Music Awards KwaZulu-Natal are announced at a star studded ceremony at Durban's International Convention Centre . Africa's biggest contemporary artists and achievers will be gracing the red carpet for what is the biggest event of the African music calendar on Saturday 18 July 2015.

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  20. Viacom's Paramount Pictures Attempts A Different Model Of DistributionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | Seeking Alpha

    Movie studios would love to have more control over post-theatrical distribution plans, maybe even the ability to release a film on a day-and-date basis. Theater owners, however, do not want studios to release their product to the home marketplace for a long time because it is felt that doing otherwise might hurt ticket sales.

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