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Hussman Strategic Advisors Inc. purchased a new stake in Viacom Inc. (Nasdaq:VIAB) during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports.

Jim Cramer said on CNBC's Mad money that he can't recommend a long position in Viacom, Inc. (Nasdaq: VIAB), because he doesn't recommend stocks on takeover basis if their fundamentals are deteriorating.
NEW YORK: Viacom Labs has pioneered a new TV format that pulls in livestreams from fans as a curated real-time feed that runs on-air during a regularly scheduled show.
Los Angeles - Leslie Moonves holds the keys to the Redstone family's $40 billion kingdom.
As varied as these shows and their subjects are, they have one thing in common: each one highlights the programming on a Viacom network. Actually, they have another thing in common: each was honored by the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity In ...

Here they come. VH1 announced back in August that two legends of cooking and hip-hop would unite when Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg began hosting a one-of-a-kind cooking show on the network this fall.
Chris McCarthy has been given oversight of MTV along with his current supervision of VH1 and Logo, Viacom said Monday, adding to the executive's portfolio at a time when the New York Entertainment conglomerate is under severe pressure to make many of ...
Viacom's in-house research and development team is working to use technology that puts live-streaming fans into TV shows on the air.
Chris McCarthy has been given oversight of MTV along with his current supervision of VH1 and Logo, Viacom said Monday, adding to the executive's portfolio at ...
American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) ended last trading session with a change of -1.7 percent. It trades at an average volume of 8.31M shares versus 9.98M ...
Viacom, Inc. (Nasdaq:VIAB) will report its next earnings on 9-Nov-16. The company reported the earnings of $1.05/Share in the last quarter where the ...
Bustle has tapped Kate Robinson, a nine-year Viacom veteran, to lead content distribution and partnerships for the women's lifestyle and news digital publisher ...
That collaboration from Viacom teams across three continents - the United States, Europe and Australia - had production teams and music fans livestreaming themselves dancing to music videos that aired on MTV Music Australia during the test.
Viacom Inc. (Nasdaq:VIA)'s stock had its "buy" rating reiterated by Wunderlich in a research note issued on Sunday. They presently have a $56.00 target price ...
Viacom logo Viacom Inc. (Nasdaq:VIAB) had its price target decreased by equities research analysts at Wunderlich from $65.00 to $56.00 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday.
When Cablefax: The Magazine turned its September issue over to acknowledge top minority executives in video and broadband, we were not surprised to see Viacom well represented. Our brands have long prided themselves on diversity, from ...

For MTV's VMAs this past August, Viacom Labs partnered with messaging company Giphy to enable fans to create gifs of award show moments, and search for and share them in real time during and after the live show.
If you were to walk past Viacom Headquarters in Times Square, you would likely notice three massive turrets of mandalas glazed upon the building's towering windows.
It's unclear what Google wants from Viacom. Google, which has been trying to get programmers interested in a live streaming service for years, will enter what is becoming a competitive space for virtual MVPD services.
A new study by Viacom International Media Networks, which sought to uncover what happened to the "slacker" generation after it grew up, found that Generation Xers have profoundly different views on family, friendship, and work-life balance than the ...
The summer drama over Sumner - Sumner Redstone, that is - was covered extensively by the media, but did any of the disputes over the 93-year-old media mogul's mental capacity cause any harm to Viacom shareholders? On Monday, Viacom responded ...
Time Warner Inc. TWX, +7.82% was downgraded to neutral from outperform at Wedbush Securities, which cited concerns that the stock was overvalued following the recent rally.
Viacom Inc. on Thursday saw its class A VIA, -0.25% voting shares and class B VIAB, +0.50% non-voting shares gain more than 1% after the stock was upgraded to buy from underperform by Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts led by Jessica Reif Cohen.
Sumner Redstone and his daughter, Shari, want to crunch their two media companies back into a $40 billion combo. The putative helmsman for the reunited CBS-Viacom is the CBS chief executive, Leslie Moonves. His ability to turn around the ailing Viacom ...
The Redstones own an 80 percent stake of CBS and Viacom through NAI. Gabelli said Sumner Redstone and NAI have to be a "cheerleader for Les.
CBS chief executive Leslie Moonves is planning to seek autonomy from the Redstone family, the broadcaster's controlling shareholder, in leading the company if it merges with Viacom, two people familiar with the matter said. While there is no certainty ...
In case of Revenue Estimates, 36 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Viacom, Inc. as 12.61 Billion.
Viacom logo Retirement Systems of Alabama lowered its stake in shares of Viacom Inc. (Nasdaq:VIAB) by 1.5% during the SECond quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC.
One media analyst says putting together CBS and Viacom would be tough -- for the company and for investors -- because the marketplace has changed dramatically since they were part of the same company.
At&t Inc.'s (T) purchase of DirecTV last year put it on a path to become a more content-focused telecom company, and on Tuesday it put more weight behind that strategy by announcing a multifaceted content deal with pop singer Taylor Swift.
Sumner Redstone's National Amusements wants CBS (CBS) to merge with Entertainment giant Viacom (VIAB) , a move that would reunite two companies that split in two in 2006.
Viacom says this morning that its networks, including Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central and BET, will be carried by At&t's planned DirecTV Now streaming service - an apparent break for the programmer at a time when investors are questioning the ...
... conference theme was "Passing the Torch: Cultivating Black Excellence" and included panelists Denise Bailey-Castro, a director at Viacom, Brittney Calloway, CEO of Top Notch Property Solutions and Jason Wiley, vice president of the Philadelphia 76ers.
Various book proposals that have circulated among publishing houses about the endless Redstone family and Viacom debacle have generally encountered a similarly tepid response: There's no hero in the story.
Viacom's committee is composed of independent directors Thomas May, who is chair of the Viacom board, and Nicole Seligman.
While Viacom has continued to face challenges in its U.S. networks and film business, and controlling shareholder National Amusements has suggested a possible recombination with CBS Corp.
National Amusements said Thursday that a merger of CBS and Viacom "might offer substantial synergies that would allow the combined company to respond even more aggressively and effectively to the challenges of the changing Entertainment and media ...
The ailing 93-year-old mogul Sumner M. Redstone and his daughter, Shari Redstone, on Thursday made their intentions for the future of their $40 billion media empire crystal clear: They are calling for the reunification of CBS and Viacom in an all-stock ...
Synergy is an overused term in Hollywood, but Sumner Redstone clearly squandered a lot of it with his impulsive action to divide Viacom and CBS into separate entities. Now, the Redstones' National Amusements is seeking to undo that corporate divorce, ...
CBS Corp. and Viacom shares were up in early trading Thursday after Sumner Redstone's holding company issued a formal call for the two sides of his media empire to consider recombining in an all-stock transaction.
Viacom needs $400 million to pay off senior notes due in December that pay 2.5% in interest. Another $500 million will retire senior notes due in April that pay 3.5%.
National Amusements, the media conglomerate controlled by the Redstone family, has publicly asked the boards of CBS and Viacom to consider a merger. Both companies are owned by National Amusements; they have separate boards, managements and ...
Time Warner declined to comment. A rep for Viacom could not be reached for comment late Wednesday. Launched in 1989, Telefe is Argentina's largest commercial broadcast network.
Viacom has already beaten most of the lawsuit, but the 3rd Circuit permitted an intrusion upon seclusion claim to move forward thanks to Nick.
Viacom is preparing to go to market this week with a bond offering that is expected to total $1 billion, part of the struggling media company's plan to boost liquidity, three sources told Reuters.
In the latest changeover at the beleaguered Entertainment company, Rob Moore, the vice chairman of Paramount Pictures, will leave the studio, a spokesman for the studio confirmed on Friday.
"The ratings firm on Thursday lowered Viacom's credit to one notch above junk status," The Times reports. "The move came as Wall Street continued to digest news coming out of the Redstone family-controlled media company that owns MTV, Comedy Central, ...
Viacom logo PGGM Investments raised its position in shares of Viacom Inc. (Nasdaq:VIAB) by 336.8% during the SECond quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC.






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