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  • Viacom Chief Philippe Dauman paid $44 million in 2014

    Viacom Chief Philippe Dauman paid $44 million in 2014
    Media company Viacom's stock slipped last year -- but the company's chief executive, Philippe Dauman, saw his compensation soar 19% to $44 million. Dauman, 60, received a $20-million bonus in fiscal 2014, even though the company's stock declined 9%...
  • Developer has plans to preserve Westinghouse atom smasher

    Developer has plans to preserve Westinghouse atom smasher
    FOREST HILLS (AP) — A developer has knocked over the Westinghouse atom smasher east of Pittsburgh but plans to preserve the structure no matter what happens to the property it was on. The brick building at the base of the five-story, lightbulb-...
  • FCC fines Viacom, ESPN $1.4 million for emergency alert misuse

    FCC fines Viacom, ESPN $1.4 million for emergency alert misuse
    The Federal Communications Commission is demanding that Viacom and ESPN pay fines totaling $1.4 million for misuse of Emergency Alert System warnings. In 2013, three media companies ran trailers for the film "Olympus Has Fallen," that contained...
  • Viacom extends CEO Philippe Dauman's contract through 2018

    Viacom extends CEO Philippe Dauman's contract through 2018
    Viacom's Chief Executive Philippe Dauman has buttoned up his employment deal through the end of 2018. Viacom said Thursday that it has extended by two years Dauman's contract, which previously was scheduled to expire Dec. 31, 2016. The New York-...
  • Comedy Central renews 'Broad City' for third season

    Comedy Central renews 'Broad City' for third season
    Comedy Central has renewed emerging hit series "Broad City" for a third season, just hours before the show's sophomore turn on the network is set to debut. The Viacom-owned outlet said it would pick up ten more episodes of the show, an odd-couple...
  • Billionaire John Malone buys big stake in Lionsgate; Starz may benefit

    Billionaire John Malone buys big stake in Lionsgate; Starz may benefit
    Media mogul John Malone bought a significant stake in Hollywood studio Lionsgate in what could be part of a broader strategy to beef up his Starz cable network. The billionaire, who is chairman of Liberty Media and considered an architect of the...
  • John Malone joins Lionsgate board in Starz stock swap

    Media mogul John Malone is getting into the “Hunger Games” business. The billionaire media investor will join the board of Lionsgate, the film company behind the "Hunger Games" franchise, in a complicated deal that intertwines the Santa...
  • Epix movie channel hopes to break into scripted programming

    Epix movie channel hopes to break into scripted programming
    Sports documentary producer Ross Greenburg was feeling a bit nostalgic as he oversaw a crew of video editors crash on the first installment of his latest Epix series "Road to the NHL Stadium Series." "I started my career at HBO and had 33 great years...
  • Sumner Redstone isn't heard from during Viacom earnings call

    Sumner Redstone isn't heard from during Viacom earnings call
    Billionaire Sumner Redstone, in declining health, did not participate in Viacom Inc.'s earnings call with Wall Street analysts on Thursday. Viacom's quarterly conference calls for years have typically opened with Redstone giving a brief but upbeat...
  • Phil Rosenthal's Margin Call: We're all here for a limited time

    Phil Rosenthal's Margin Call: We're all here for a limited time
    Workers who supply onboard meals protested outside United Airlines headquarters Thursday. Usually it's their food that talks back. Residents near Wrigley Field are complaining that rats have overrun the neighborhood during ballpark renovations. The...
  • Stewart's exit is no joke at Comedy Central

    Stewart's exit is no joke at Comedy Central
    With Jon Stewart leaving his post on "The Daily Show," the joke may be on Comedy Central. The departure of Stewart — who announced on Tuesday that he will exit his signature mock-news program sometime later this year — presents the 24-year-...