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2014-03-27 20:21:33

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska independent pay TV providers have banded together in negotiations with one of the world's largest media conglomerates, Viacom. Represented by the National Cable Television Cooperative, KPU, GCI, and MTA are among more than 700 small, independent pay TV operators that are at risk of losing Viacom's 26 networks due to stalled negotiations. If a deal is not made by April 1, Viacom is demanding that its 26 networks, including MTV,...

2014-01-23 12:25:28

David Bernath and Barbara Zaneri to Lead Newly Created Unit; Zaneri Named To Newly Created Position of Executive Vice President of Program Acquisitions for Viacom Media Networks NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) today announced the formation of a Program Acquisitions Group to coordinate the company's domestic program acquisition activity across its portfolio of domestic media networks, including BET, Centric, MTV, VH1, CMT, Comedy...

2014-01-22 08:26:58

Dario Spina to Head Viacom Velocity Integrated Marketing; Niels Schuurmans Joins Viacom Velocity from Spike TV to Run Viacom Velocity Creative Content Solutions NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) today launched Viacom Velocity, a new full-service group offering insights-driven integrated marketing and creative content solutions from Viacom Media Networks Music and Entertainment. Viacom Velocity merges the company's existing Music and...

2014-01-22 08:26:55

NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) today named Niels Schuurmans to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Viacom Velocity Creative Content Solutions. In his new role, Schuurmans will oversee the creative execution of branded content for the company's Music and Entertainment Ad Sales portfolio, which includes MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, Comedy Central, Spike TV and TV Land. (Photo:...

2014-01-16 16:22:49

NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB and VIA) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.30 per share on both its Class A and Class B common stock. The dividend will be payable on April 1, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 14, 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110811/NY51392LOGO) About Viacom Viacom is home to premier global media brands that create compelling...

2014-01-15 12:22:37

NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) today promoted Martha Riley to Senior Vice President, Music Sales, with sales responsibility for the company's Music and Logo Group, which includes MTV, MTV2, mtvU, VH1, VH1 Classic, Palladia and Logo. Based in New York, Riley will report directly to Jeff Lucas, Head of Sales for Music and Entertainment at Viacom. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140115/NY46618 )(Logo:...

2013-12-24 12:20:40

Deal Includes Expansive In- and Out-of-Home TV Everywhere Rights for Viacom Networks And Carriage of the EPIX Premium Entertainment Network for Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks Subscribers NEW YORK, Dec. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) and Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) today announced the multi-year renewal of their distribution agreement, which will allow Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks to continue delivery of the entire...

2013-12-10 08:27:44

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB and VIA) announced today that on Thursday, January 30, 2014, it will issue financial results for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The Company will conduct a conference call at 8:30 a.m. (ET), following the release of its earnings announcement. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110811/NY51392LOGO ) A live audio webcast of the call will be available on the home page of Viacom's website,...

2013-12-04 08:28:12

Television, Digital and Mobile Ad Sales Teams for CMT, Comedy Central, MTV, Logo, Spike TV, TV Land and VH1 Unified Under Convergent Leadership NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) today announced a realignment of its Viacom Media Networks Music and Entertainment Ad Sales group to merge its television, digital and mobile teams into a single convergent sales organization. The convergent team will handle all sales and integrated marketing for linear and...

2013-12-03 08:29:32

NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB and VIA) today announced that Philippe Dauman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Viacom, will participate in a question-and-answer session at the 41(st) Annual UBS Global Media and Communications Conference on Monday, December 9, 2013, at approximately 12:30 p.m. (ET). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110811/NY51392LOGO) A live webcast of Mr. Dauman's session will be available to the general public...