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Rob Moore Out at Paramount Pictures The vice chairman is resigning from his post after eight years — Moore had been a major proponent of former Viacom chairman Philippe Dauman’s ... Continue Reading →

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Sumner Redstone Agrees to Meet with Granddaughter in Court Settlement The roiling chaos at Viacom seems to be cooling to a simmer, with corporate patriarch agreeing to a face-to-face ... Continue Reading →

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Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman to Step Down in Settlement with National Amusements Following the investor’s renewed demands for shake-ups in the troubled media giant’s leadership, an ... Continue Reading →

National Amusements Roasts Viacom Management

National Amusements — owned by Sumner Redstone and holder of 80 percent control over Viacom’s voting stock — has released a statement veritably raking Viacom’s senior ... Continue Reading →

Nickelodeon Launching Standalone Sub Service

Nickelodeon plans to follow the example of HBO by launching a direct-to-consumer, standalone subscription service this February. The decision was revealed during a call between parent ... Continue Reading →

Paramount to Release New ‘SpongeBob’ Movie in 2014

SpongeBob is getting ready to make another big splash on the big screen. During a Deutsche Bank media and telecom investor conference in Palm Beach, FL, Viacom president and CEO Philippe ... Continue Reading →

Nielsen Investigates Nick’s Mysterious Ratings’ Drop

Something strange has happened to Nickelodeon’s ratings since mid-September. Both Hollywood trades have stories today about how the ratings for the children’s cable network has ... Continue Reading →