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Viacom Inc (VIAB.OQ)

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CBS, National Amusements Discuss Two-year Standstill on CBS-Viacom Merger -sources
Thursday, 6 Sep 2018 

Sept 6 (Reuters) - AS PART OF SETTLEMENT TALKS, CBS INC AND NATIONAL AMUSEMENTS WOULD AGREE TO A 2-YEAR STANDSTILL ON CBS AND VIACOM MERGER -SOURCES:.  Full Article

CBS Directors Asking For Assurances Of Autonomy From Controlling Shareholder National Amusements - WSJ
Thursday, 6 Sep 2018 

Sept 6 (Reuters) - :CBS DIRECTORS ASKING FOR ASSURANCES OF AUTONOMY FROM CONTROLLING SHAREHOLDER NATIONAL AMUSEMENTS AS PART OF DISCUSSIONS ON POSSIBLE EXIT FOR MOONVES - WSJ.  Full Article

Viacom Qtrly Diluted EPS Was $1.27
Thursday, 9 Aug 2018 

Aug 9 (Reuters) - Viacom Inc ::VIACOM REPORTS THIRD QUARTER RESULTS.QTRLY DILUTED EPS WAS $1.27.DILUTED EARNINGS PER SHARE DECREASED $0.42 TO $1.27 IN QUARTER.QTRLY ADJUSTED DILUTED EARNINGS PER SHARE INCREASED $0.01 TO $1.18..REVENUES IN THIRD FISCAL QUARTER DECREASED 4% TO $3.24 BILLION.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $1.07, REVENUE VIEW $3.26 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.MEDIA NETWORKS REVENUES DECREASED 2% TO $2.50 BILLION IN QUARTER.FILMED ENTERTAINMENT REVENUES DECREASED 9% TO $772 MILLION IN QUARTER.PARAMOUNT TV IS EXPECTED TO DOUBLE ITS PRODUCTION OUTPUT IN 2019, AND CURRENTLY HAS 19 SERIES ORDERED OR IN PRODUCTION.  Full Article

Cbs Q2 Adjusted Earnings Per Share $1.12
Thursday, 2 Aug 2018 

Cbs Corp ::QTRLY ADVERTISING REVENUE $1,327 MILLION VERSUS $1,299 MILLION REPORTED LAST YEAR.QTRLY AFFILIATE AND SUBSCRIPTION FEES REVENUE $989 MILLION VERSUS $848 MILLION REPORTED LAST YEAR."NOW PREDICT THAT CBS ALL ACCESS AND SHOWTIME OTT WILL HAVE 16 MILLION DOMESTIC SUBSCRIBERS BY 2022".QTRLY ENTERTAINMENT REVENUE $ 2,365 MILLION VERSUS $2,184 MILLION."EXPECT TO HAVE STRONG GAINS IN BACK HALF OF YEAR AT OUR LOCAL BUSINESS WITH MIDTERM ELECTIONS IN FALL".ORATION REPORTS SECOND QUARTER 2018 RESULTS.Q2 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.12.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.05 FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS.Q2 REVENUE $3.47 BILLION VERSUS I/B/E/S VIEW $3.46 BILLION.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $1.11 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.CBS - INCLUDED IN THE QUARTER WERE EXPENSES OF $19 MILLION PRIMARILY FOR PROFESSIONAL FEES RELATED TO EVALUATION OF POTENTIAL COMBINATION WITH VIACOM.  Full Article

Viacom Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
Wednesday, 1 Aug 2018 

Aug 1 (Reuters) - Viacom Inc ::VIACOM DECLARES QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND.VIACOM INC - BOARD DECLARED QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.20 PER SHARE ON BOTH ITS CLASS A AND CLASS B COMMON STOCK.  Full Article

Viacom Will Announce Deal To Acquire Awesomenesstv For A Price Well Under $300 Mln - CNBC
Friday, 27 Jul 2018 

July 27 (Reuters) - :VIACOM WILL ANNOUNCE DEAL TO ACQUIRE AWESOMENESSTV AT 1PM ET TODAY FOR A PRICE WELL UNDER $300 MILLION - CNBC, CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

Paramount Players And Jakks Pacific Announce Plans For Creepy Crawlers Feature Film
Wednesday, 30 May 2018 

May 30 (Reuters) - JAKKS Pacific Inc ::PARAMOUNT PLAYERS AND JAKKS PACIFIC ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR CREEPY CRAWLERS FEATURE FILM.  Full Article

National Amusements Says No Intention Of Forcing Merger That Is Not Supported By Both CBS, Viacom
Thursday, 17 May 2018 

May 17 (Reuters) - :NATIONAL AMUSEMENTS SAYS HAS NO INTENTION OF FORCING A MERGER THAT IS NOT SUPPORTED BY BOTH CBS AND VIACOM.NATIONAL AMUSEMENTS SAYS "BOARD VOTE, WHILE COUCHED AS AN EFFORT TO PREVENT SUCH A TRANSACTION, WAS PURE PRETEXT.".  Full Article

National Amusements Says Pleased By Court’S Decision To Deny CBS' Motion
Thursday, 17 May 2018 

May 17 (Reuters) - National Amusements Inc :NATIONAL AMUSEMENTS INC SAYS PLEASED BY COURT’S DECISION TO DENY CBS & ITS SPECIAL COMMITTEE’S MOTION.  Full Article

Twitter Announces Over 30 Premium Video Content Deals
Monday, 30 Apr 2018 

April 30 (Reuters) - Twitter Inc ::TWITTER ANNOUNCES OVER 30 PREMIUM VIDEO CONTENT DEALS AT DIGITAL CONTENT NEWFRONTS, EXPANDS PROGRAMMING SLATE.TWITTER INC - NBCUNIVERSAL TO DISTRIBUTE VARIETY OF LIVE VIDEO AND CLIPS FROM ACROSS PORTFOLIO TO TWITTER.TWITTER INC - NBCUNIVERSAL PROPERTIES PARTICIPATING IN PARTNERSHIP INCLUDE NBC, NBC NEWS, MSNBC, CNBC, TELEMUNDO, TODAY, AMONG OTHERS.TWITTER INC - VIACOM TO INCLUDE NEW SHOW FORMATS -- COMEDY CENTRAL'S CREATOR'S ROOM, BET BREAKS, MTV NEWS AND MTV NEWS INTERNATIONAL.  Full Article

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JP Morgan and Ford cancel plans for Saudi investor event

NEW YORK JP Morgan & Chase Co Chief Executive Jamie Dimon and Ford Motor Co Chairman Bill Ford canceled plans to attend a Saudi investor conference, the companies said on Sunday, the latest such high-profile announcements after the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.