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ONLINE DEALS LIFT CBS

May 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

CBS, which had long resisted putting its shows online, posted its best quarter ever on Monday, largely as a result of deals it made to put some of its shows online. “Our ability to capitalize on the fundamental shifts in our industry has led to the growth of significant new revenue streams and has also […]

ONLINE DEALS LIFT CBS

May 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

CBS, which had long resisted putting its shows online, posted its best quarter ever on Monday, largely as a result of deals it made to put some of its shows online. “Our ability to capitalize on the fundamental shifts in our industry has led to the growth of significant new revenue streams and has also […]

VIACOM EXECS HIGHEST PAID IN U.S. MEDIA

May 30, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The three highest-paid media executives in 2010 all worked for companies controlled by Sumner Redstone’s National Amusements, the Los Angeles Times observed today (Monday) citing figures by Redwood City, CA., executive compensation research firm Equilar Inc. The three are Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman, who drew the largest compensation package of any U.S. executive: $84.5 million; […]

REDSTONE’S BIRTHDAY PRESENT: $84 MILLION

May 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Sumner Redstone on Thursday received a fine birthday present, two days before he turns 88. Viacom, home of Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, Spike TV, MTV, BET, TV Land, VH1 and Comedy Central, increased its quarterly dividend to 25 cents a share, up from 15 cents a share — a whopping 67 percent boost — which increases […]

REPORT: TWO AND A HALF MEN TO RESUME SHOOTING FEB. 28

February 17, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Production of CBS’s Two and a Half Men will resume on Feb. 28, published reports said on Wednesday. However, there was no official word from CBS or Warner Bros. TV that addiction specialists treating Charlie Sheen had okayed his return to the show. Sheen himself phoned in to the Dan Patrick talk radio show again […]

REDSTONE SPELLS IT OUT — HE’LL N-E-V-E-R SELL CBS OR VIACOM

May 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Sumner Redstone, whose National Amusements holding company controls CBS and Viacom, reiterated on Wednesday that he has no plans to sell either company. In fact, addressing shareholders in New York, Redstone spelled it out: “I’ve said from the beginning I will never, N-E-V-E-R, sell Viacom and CBS,” he said. Redstone’s remark was prompted by a […]