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  • 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...
  • SpongeBob online? Nickelodeon to offer Internet subscription

    SpongeBob online? Nickelodeon to offer Internet subscription
    SpongeBob fans rejoice: Nickelodeon is the latest cable channel to plan a stand-alone Internet offering. What's not yet known is whether this offering will be the same channel as what cable and satellite TV subscribers now get. It's possible the service...
  • New Al Haymon-Spike TV boxing series to debut with Southland card

    New Al Haymon-Spike TV boxing series to debut with Southland card
    Shawn Porter lost his welterweight world title on premium cable network Showtime last year, but the former welterweight world champion is back with a chance to redeem himself in front of a wider audience. That’s the appeal and pitch of another new...
  • 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...
  • CBS extends CEO Leslie Moonves' contract to 2019

    Leslie Moonves, chief executive of CBS Corp., plans to stay in the job at least through June 2019. CBS' corporate board on Thursday said that it has extended Moonves' employment agreement for two more years. His stewardship had been scheduled to end...
  • TV Land pulls 'Cosby Show' reruns amid rape allegations

    TV Land pulls 'Cosby Show' reruns amid rape allegations
    NBC said on Wednesday it has canceled an upcoming project with veteran comedian Bill Cosby, his second show to be pulled after accusations that he sexually assaulted women resurfaced in recent weeks. The move by NBC comes a day after online streaming...
  • Viacom signs 12-year lease at Columbia Square in Hollywood

    Viacom signs 12-year lease at Columbia Square in Hollywood
    The campus that was once the legendary Hollywood headquarters for CBS will become home to a new generation of popular broadcasters. Cable television networks MTV, Comedy Central, BET and Spike TV will consolidate in a new building at Columbia Square,...