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Viacom Employees Become Casualties of Corporate Chaos The boardroom battle over who controls the media giant — which encompasses Nickelodeon, Paramount, Comedy Central et al — ... Continue Reading →
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APOS News Round-Up

APOS 2016 has wrapped up in Bali, with some notable deals taking place at the international media conference: Viacom International Media Networks Asia agreed to a multi-year Nickelodeon ... Continue Reading →
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Comcast in Acquisition Talks with DreamWorks Animation

Reports have surfaced that international mass media giant Comcast Corporation is in talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation in a deal that The Wall Street Journal says is worth over $3 ... Continue Reading →
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Could The Jungle Book Become the First “Live-Action” Film to Win the Oscar for Animation? Washington Post‘s Michael Cavna walks readers along the ever-thinning line ... Continue Reading →
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Amy Friedman Named SVP Programming at Sprout

Children’s media veteran Amy Friedman has been named Senior Vice President, Programming and Development for Sprout — NBCUniversal’s 24-hour preschool network. Joining Sprout ... Continue Reading →
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Director Sean McClintock Joins Aardman Nathan Love

Aardman Nathan Love has added Sean McClintock to its directorial roster. The Brooklyn-based artist brings nearly 20 years of experience in a variety of creative enterprises, including ... Continue Reading →
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Captain America: Civil War New Trailer Reveals Spider-Man Good news for fans as Spidey returns to the Marvel movie universe thanks to a special deal with Sony, bad news for Captain ... Continue Reading →
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Tribeca Film Festival Unveils 2016 Competition Slate Chris Prynoski’s R-rated Nerdland is among the highlights of the 15th annual festival. DreamWorks Animation CEO Says He Can Imagine ... Continue Reading →
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Viacom Exploring Sale of Minority Stake in Paramount Pictures The L.A. Times explores what Chief Exec Philippe Dauman’s announcement could mean for the media giant’s future. Popular ... Continue Reading →
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Viscardi to Oversee Nick Franchises; ‘Hey Arnold!’ TV Movie Planned

Nickelodeon has named Chris Viscardi, co-creator of The Adventures of Pete and Pete, to the newly created role of senior VP, content development, Nickelodeon Franchise Properties. Viscardi ... Continue Reading →