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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Sony unveils web-based TV service PlayStation Vue

    Sony unveils web-based TV service PlayStation Vue
    Sony Network Entertainment International LLC, a unit of Sony Corp of America, unveiled a new cloud-based TV service, PlayStation Vue, expected to be commercially launched during the first quarter of 2015. The web-based television service allows users...
  • 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,...
  • Los Angeles Times and EPIX Create Original Five-Part TV Series "Hollywood Sessions" to Premiere December 8th at 8pm ET/PT

       Award Season Contenders Including Jennifer Aniston, Emily Blunt, Steve Carell, Jessica Chastain, Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey Jr., Michael Keaton, Eddie Redmayne, Emma Stone, Christoph Waltz and Shailene Woodley in Conversation with Times...
  • Epix and L.A. Times team up on 'Hollywood Sessions' interview series

    Epix and L.A. Times team up on 'Hollywood Sessions' interview series
    Premium movie channel Epix and the Los Angeles Times have teamed up to co-produce a new series featuring interviews with award-contending film actors and directors. The five-part series, called "Hollywood Sessions," debuts on Epix at 8 p.m. Dec. 8....
  • Old media meets new media, and they like each other

    Old media meets new media, and they like each other
    It started out as a titanic clash between old and new media — and sort of petered out. Earlier this year, Google Inc. and Viacom settled what had been billed as a landmark lawsuit over alleged copyright violations at YouTube, which Google acquired...
  • Sesame Workshop retains Brown Johnson as consultant

    Sesame Workshop retains Brown Johnson as consultant
    Brown Johnson, an influential former Nickelodeon programming executive, is working as a consultant with Sesame Workshop. Johnson is the second prominent Nickelodeon executive to join Sesame Street, the television home for Elmo, Big Bird, Oscar and other...