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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,...

2011-05-25 12:00:00

NEW YORK, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a 67% increase in its quarterly dividend to $0.25 per share of Class A and B common stock from $0.15 per share. The dividend will be payable on July 1, 2011 to stockholders of record at the close of business on June 15, 2011. Viacom President and CEO Philippe Dauman said, "Viacom is in excellent shape financially and momentum across our businesses...

2011-03-24 15:55:00

NEW YORK, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B) today announced that it has agreed to sell $500 million in aggregate principal amount of 3.50% senior notes due 2017 (the "Senior Notes") at a price equal to 99.139% of the principal amount thereof. The sale of the Senior Notes is expected to close on March 31, 2011. Viacom intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, including, but not limited to, the repayment of...

2011-03-15 13:05:00

NEW YORK, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) announced today that on Thursday, April 28, 2011, it will issue financial results for the quarter ending March 31, 2011. The Company will conduct a teleconference call at 8:30 a.m. (ET), following the release of its earnings announcement. The call is open to the general public. A live audio webcast of the call will be available on the home page of Viacom's website, www.viacom.com, beginning at 8:30 a.m. (ET) on...

2010-12-14 10:26:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) announced today that on Thursday, February 3, 2011, it will issue financial results for the quarter ending December 31, 2010. The Company will conduct a teleconference call at 8:30 a.m. (ET), following the release of its earnings announcement. The call is open to the general public. A live audio webcast of the call will be available on the home page of Viacom's website, www.viacom.com, beginning at 8:30...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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