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  1. MailPix Board Member, William Roskin, Named Among Top Corporate DirectorsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | NACD

    Virtual-Strategy Magazine confirms that MailPix board member William Roskin has been included in the 2015 NACD Directorship 100, as determined by the National Association of Corporate Directors . In addition to his governance duties at the photo-printing and gifting site, Roskin is also a board member of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. and is a former executive vice president of Viacom, Inc. "Inclusion in the 2015 Directorship 100 is the result of an open call for nominations to all NACD members and staff followed by a rigorous evaluation process by an editorial team and NACD's board of directors," notes the publication.


  2. 2015 a oeMTV Video Music Awardsa Generates More Than 73 Million Views Across PlatformsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Business Wire

    Big Moments Drive 2015 MTV VMAs to 41MM Digital Streams and Record 21MM Tweets, Enormous Activity Across Vine, Tumblr, Facebook, and Instagram )--MTV, a unit of Viacom , reported today that the 2015 "MTV Video Music Awards" has generated more than 73 million views to date across platforms, inclusive of video viewing across television, and the MTV App, and social platforms including Facebook and Twitter.


  3. Airwaves: Netflix: Is it time for a change?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Silver City Sun-News

    ... and good, I suppose. Netflix has a history of producing great entertainment. But I still want more. Put another way: Viacom has a history of producing compelling entertainment, also. But if offered to let me pay $10 a month to stream that ...


  4. Chicago's Brandy Norwood to Star in New Bet Scripted Series Zoe Ever AfterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    ... Erica Montolfo-Bura and co-executive producers Brandy Norwood and Elaine Aronson. BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. (VIA, VIAB), is the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming ...


  5. Most Cable Nets Lose Viewers, HGTV And Discovery See GainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MediaPost

    ... Swim was next, slipping 2% to 355,000. TBS was down 25% to 310,000; and Discovery Channel gained 10% to 279,000. Viacom networks MTV, VH1, and Comedy Central saw major declines. MTV was down 30% to 263,000, VH1 gave up 20% to 241,000, and Comedy ...


  6. Growing doubts among Viacom investors lead to 50% stock dropRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MarketWatch

    After watching ratings at the company's MTV, Nickelodeon, Spike and Comedy Central fall more sharply than their peers - with nary a response from Viacom's executive team - investors are now watching the company's shares tumble at a faster rate than other media companies. - shares of the Les Moonves-led TV network have gained 72 percent while the Philippe Dauman-led Viacom is off 2 percent.


  7. MTV spreads out its awards show to get more viewersRead the original story

    Wednesday | WMC-TV Memphis

    ... a sharp drop from last year's 8.3 million and the 10.1 million who watched in 2013. Instead, MTV's corporate parent Viacom aired the show simultaneously on 10 separate networks. It was seen on MTV and its offshoots, but also on Comedy Central, BET, ...


  8. MailPix Board Member, William Roskin, Named Among Top Corporate...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PRWeb

    ... He is also a board member of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. and is the former Executive Vice President of Viacom, Inc. Inclusion in the 2015 Directorship 100 is the result of an open call for nominations to all NACD members and staff followed ...


  9. Bernie TV Needs Our HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Kos

    Bernie2016TV, who livestreams all the rallies for us, has just gotten dinged by Viacom and penalized with no streaming privileges until February, 2016. This means they can no longer stream the Bernie events.


  10. Verizon Said to Start Pared-Down Video Service in Coming DaysRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    Verizon Communications Inc. will make its Internet-based mobile video service widely available in the coming days, offering free shows aimed at young viewers, at least initially, according to a person familiar with the situation. The Go90 service -- until now in testing stage -- will feature content only from a handful of media partners including AOL, DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc.'s Awesomeness TV, Vice Media Inc. and Viacom Inc., according to the person, who asked not to be named since the information isn't yet public.


  11. Zombies Devour VMAs on MTV as 'Fear the Walking Dead' Returns StrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Advertising Age

    ... the VMAs delivered 9.57 million viewers. That figure does not include the modest contributions of less-distributed Viacom nets like Logo, VH1 Classic and Centric; when those numbers were rolled up, the VMAs were seen by around 9.8 million viewers, ...


  12. UPDATE 1-Apple explores move into original programming business - VarietyRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Reuters

    ... watch TV shows and do not want to pay for costly cable TV bundles. This has hit traditional media companies such as Viacom Inc , Walt Disney and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc , which posted disappointing numbers this earnings season. Apple's goal is ...


  13. Here's How Media Stocks Fared During the August Roller CoasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... companies reported disappointing earnings results . Among the hardest hit stocks in the sector, Class B shares of Viacom Inc., the owner of MTV and Nickelodeon, tumbled 28% in August, while 21st Century Fox's Class A shares fell 21%. Time Warner ...


  14. MTV VMAs viewership falls to 9.8 million, despite airing on more networksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Red Eye Chicago

    ... via simulcasts on MTV, MTV2, VH1 and Logo TV. This year's extravaganza added six networks owned by MTV parent company Viacom Inc. -- VH1 Classic, CMT, BET, Centric, Comedy Central and TV Land. The 5% drop came despite Miley Cyrus' much publicized ...


  15. Box Office Top 20: 'Compton' dominates, Efron movie flopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | WMC-TV Memphis

    ... Corp.; Sony, Columbia, Sony Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics are units of Sony Corp.; Paramount is owned by Viacom Inc.; Disney, Pixar and Marvel are owned by The Walt Disney Co.; Miramax is owned by Filmyard Holdings LLC; 20th Century Fox and ...


  16. What Kanye West Got Right About MTV's RatingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    During his rambling, 11-minute speech at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, Kanye West seemingly apologized to Taylor Swift for swiping her microphone at the event in 2009. But he criticized the Viacom-owned network for continually hyping the spat in order to get "more ratings."


  17. Viacom Is Looking Attractive After Falling 42% This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Seeking Alpha

    Viacom's brands includes iconic cable channels MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, and Comedy Central but the market is heavily discounting them. The company has historically generated stable cash flow but the market is assuming a 5% decrease in cash flow per year.


  18. August 31, 2015: V.M.A.s Predictably Deliver Shock During Show, How...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | BiZBash Event Style News

    ... run for president at the MTV Video Music Awards last night, one of the bizarre highlights of the show. Reuters: "Viacom Inc-owned MTV's annual VMA hands out Moonman statuettes to the year's top achievements in music videos, but is better known for ...


  19. MTV VMAs 2015: Taylor Swift leads winners but Miley Cyrus rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | DNA India

    ... with actors such as Andy Samberg, musicians such as rapper Tyga, and her father, country musician Billy Ray Cyrus. Viacom Inc-owned MTV's annual VMAs, which draws the network's youth audience coveted by advertisers, awards its Moonman statuettes to ...


  20. Hulu and EPIX Announce Extensive Multi-Year AgreementRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | Business Wire

    ... ies than any other premium network, with thousands of titles available for streaming. EPIX is a joint venture between Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA and VIA.B), its Paramount Pictures unit, Lionsgate (NYSE:LGF) and Metro-Goldwyn