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Los Angeles Times
Wanda pulling out of massive Chinese movie studio is latest retreat from Hollywoodbeen so easy. The company this year had to scrap a $1-billion purchase of Dick
Los Angeles Times / Posted 52 minutes ago
been so easy. The company this year had to scrap a $1-billion purchase of Dick Clark Productions, which produces the Golden Globe Awards. Previously, Viacom Inc.’s controlling shareholders scuttled a plan to sell 49% of Paramount Pictures to... Read more
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Business Insider
Viacom walked away from a potential $11 billion bid for Scripps — here are the companies it'd be better off buyingViacom is unlikely to buy Scripps Networks, and that's a good thing. The belea
Business Insider / Posted 2 hours ago
Viacom is unlikely to buy Scripps Networks, and that's a good thing. The beleaguered cable company needs to make a transformative, digital-centric move. The MTV-owner could instead steer billions toward companies like BuzzFeed, Spotify or even... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Discovery reportedly top bidder for Scripps as Viacom drops outsuccessful deal would have added Scripps' networks such as the HGTV, The Food N
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 3 hours ago
successful deal would have added Scripps' networks such as the HGTV, The Food Network and Travel Channel, together with Viacom's portfolio, which also includes CMT, MTV and VH1. Viacom had made an all-cash offer to acquire Scripps, according to... Read more
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Newsmax
Discovery Is Said to Be Sole Remaining Bidder for Scrippsmatter, closing in on a potential blockbuster cable TV merger worth about $12 b
Newsmax / Posted 4 hours ago
matter, closing in on a potential blockbuster cable TV merger worth about $12 billion. The offer was high enough to force Viacom Inc. to abandon its own efforts to acquire the owner of HGTV and the Food Network, said the people, who asked not to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Katy Perry is named host of MTV Video Music Awardsas the host and a performer at the 2017 VMAs,' Bruce Gillmer, Head of Music and
Daily Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
as the host and a performer at the 2017 VMAs,' Bruce Gillmer, Head of Music and Music Talent, Global Entertainment Group, Viacom. 'She is at the forefront of music culture and the perfect person to anchor this year’s show, which promises to be... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Telecom stocks rise, but tech and industrial stocks dropCharter jumped 4.2% to $363.54, and Comcast advanced 0.7% to $39.64. Twenty-Fir
Los Angeles Times / Posted 5 hours ago
Charter jumped 4.2% to $363.54, and Comcast advanced 0.7% to $39.64. Twenty-First Century Fox climbed 3.6% to $29.20. Viacom rose 3.5% to $35.57. LUNG CANCER STUDY: Drugmaker AstraZeneca plunged 15.6% to $28.65 after it said its lung cancer... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Katy Perry to host 2017 MTV Video Music Awardshost and a performer at the 2017 VMAs,” said Bruce Gillmer, head of music and m
Los Angeles Times / Posted 5 hours ago
host and a performer at the 2017 VMAs,” said Bruce Gillmer, head of music and music talent for Global Entertainment Group, Viacom, in a statement from MTV. “She is at the forefront of music culture and the perfect person to anchor this year’s show,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
US stocks dip; drops for tech stocks offset telecom gains29 cents, or 0.7 percent, to $39.64. Elsewhere, Twenty-First Century Fox climbe
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 hours ago
29 cents, or 0.7 percent, to $39.64. Elsewhere, Twenty-First Century Fox climbed $1.02, or 3.6 percent, to $29.20, while Viacom gained $1.20, or 3.5 percent, to $35.57. YIELDS: The 10-year yield rose to 2.31 percent from 2.28 percent late... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
US stocks mixed; telecom gains offset drops for tech stocks29 cents, or 0.7 percent, to $39.64. Elsewhere, Twenty-First Century Fox climbe
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 hours ago
29 cents, or 0.7 percent, to $39.64. Elsewhere, Twenty-First Century Fox climbed $1.02, or 3.6 percent, to $29.20, while Viacom gained $1.20, or 3.5 percent, to $35.57. LUNG CANCER STUDY: Drugmaker AstraZeneca plunged after it said its lung... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
US stocks rise, led by media and phone companiesTwenty-First Century Fox climbed $1.10, or 3.9 percent, to $29.28 while CBS ros
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 7 hours ago
Twenty-First Century Fox climbed $1.10, or 3.9 percent, to $29.28 while CBS rose $1.39, or 2.1 percent, to $68.01 and Viacom gained 95 cents, or 2.4 percent, to $40.70. LUNG CANCER STUDY: Drugmaker AstraZeneca plunged after it said its lung... Read more
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Greenwich Time
US stocks rise, led by media and phone companiesTwenty-First Century Fox climbed $1.10, or 3.9 percent, to $29.28 while CBS ros
Greenwich Time / Posted 8 hours ago
Twenty-First Century Fox climbed $1.10, or 3.9 percent, to $29.28 while CBS rose $1.39, or 2.1 percent, to $68.01 and Viacom gained 95 cents, or 2.4 percent, to $40.70. LUNG CANCER STUDY: Drugmaker AstraZeneca plunged after it said its lung... Read more
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The News-Times
US stocks rise, led by media and phone companiesTwenty-First Century Fox climbed $1.10, or 3.9 percent, to $29.28 while CBS ros
The News-Times / Posted 8 hours ago
Twenty-First Century Fox climbed $1.10, or 3.9 percent, to $29.28 while CBS rose $1.39, or 2.1 percent, to $68.01 and Viacom gained 95 cents, or 2.4 percent, to $40.70. LUNG CANCER STUDY: Drugmaker AstraZeneca plunged after it said its lung... Read more
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Darien News-Review
US stocks rise, led by media and phone companiesTwenty-First Century Fox climbed $1.10, or 3.9 percent, to $29.28 while CBS ros
Darien News-Review / Posted 8 hours ago
Twenty-First Century Fox climbed $1.10, or 3.9 percent, to $29.28 while CBS rose $1.39, or 2.1 percent, to $68.01 and Viacom gained 95 cents, or 2.4 percent, to $40.70. LUNG CANCER STUDY: Drugmaker AstraZeneca plunged after it said its lung... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
US stocks rise, led by media and phone companiesTwenty-First Century Fox climbed $1.10, or 3.9 percent, to $29.28 while CBS ros
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 8 hours ago
Twenty-First Century Fox climbed $1.10, or 3.9 percent, to $29.28 while CBS rose $1.39, or 2.1 percent, to $68.01 and Viacom gained 95 cents, or 2.4 percent, to $40.70. LUNG CANCER STUDY: Drugmaker AstraZeneca plunged after it said its lung... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
US stocks rise, led by media and phone companiesTwenty-First Century Fox climbed $1.10, or 3.9 percent, to $29.28 while CBS ros
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 hours ago
Twenty-First Century Fox climbed $1.10, or 3.9 percent, to $29.28 while CBS rose $1.39, or 2.1 percent, to $68.01 and Viacom gained 95 cents, or 2.4 percent, to $40.70. LUNG CANCER STUDY: Drugmaker AstraZeneca plunged after it said its lung... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
US stocks rise, led by media and phone companiesTwenty-First Century Fox climbed $1.10, or 3.9 percent, to $29.28 while CBS ros
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 8 hours ago
Twenty-First Century Fox climbed $1.10, or 3.9 percent, to $29.28 while CBS rose $1.39, or 2.1 percent, to $68.01 and Viacom gained 95 cents, or 2.4 percent, to $40.70. LUNG CANCER STUDY: Drugmaker AstraZeneca plunged after it said its lung... Read more
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Connecticut Post
US stocks rise, led by media and phone companiesTwenty-First Century Fox climbed $1.10, or 3.9 percent, to $29.28 while CBS ros
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 hours ago
Twenty-First Century Fox climbed $1.10, or 3.9 percent, to $29.28 while CBS rose $1.39, or 2.1 percent, to $68.01 and Viacom gained 95 cents, or 2.4 percent, to $40.70. LUNG CANCER STUDY: Drugmaker AstraZeneca plunged after it said its lung... Read more
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The New Canaan News
US stocks rise, led by media and phone companiesTwenty-First Century Fox climbed $1.10, or 3.9 percent, to $29.28 while CBS ros
The New Canaan News / Posted 8 hours ago
Twenty-First Century Fox climbed $1.10, or 3.9 percent, to $29.28 while CBS rose $1.39, or 2.1 percent, to $68.01 and Viacom gained 95 cents, or 2.4 percent, to $40.70. LUNG CANCER STUDY: Drugmaker AstraZeneca plunged after it said its lung... Read more
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CNBC
Discovery and Scripps in deal for at least $90 as Viacom bid falls shortScripps had earlier decided Discovery's bid was superior to that of Viacom's, t
CNBC / Posted 10 hours ago
Scripps had earlier decided Discovery's bid was superior to that of Viacom's, the sources said. Discovery, operator of the TLC and Animal Planet channels, entered exclusive negotiations with Scripps to finalize a deal in the next few days, the... Read more
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dna
Wrong, but can't show only good things: Akshay on stalking into make the film tax-free, Akshay says, "Not yet. But yes, we have sent the for
dna / Posted 10 hours ago
to make the film tax-free, Akshay says, "Not yet. But yes, we have sent the form which has to be filed for tax exemption. Viacom has sent it and has requested if it can be tax-free." The film is scheduled to release on August 11 (This article has... Read more
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Zero Hedge
July 27slowly shrinking its holdings of more than $4 trillion in bonds it bought to tr
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 hours ago
slowly shrinking its holdings of more than $4 trillion in bonds it bought to try to buoy the economy. on.wsj.com/2uDEtSJ - Viacom Inc is out of the running to acquire Scripps Networks Interactive, leaving Discovery Communications Inc as the only... Read more
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New York Post
Discovery deal with Scripps to drop as early as next weekcould be the new owner of Food Network and HGTV as early as next week, sources
New York Post / Posted 12 hours ago
could be the new owner of Food Network and HGTV as early as next week, sources close to the process told The Post. Viacom dropped out of the process on Wednesday after shareholders of the parent of the popular channels, Scripps Networks... Read more
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New Kerala
India gets its own licensing show for retail fraternity - newkerala news #257885on August 20-21 in Sahara Star, Mumbai with participation from over 100+ global
New Kerala / Posted 13 hours ago
on August 20-21 in Sahara Star, Mumbai with participation from over 100+ global and domestic brands for retail industry. Viacom 18, Fashion TV, Marie Claire, Universal Music, Mondo TV, JCB, Polaroid, NBA, Sesame Street, Authentic Brands Group,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Farhan Akhtar’s Lucknow Central to rehash Monsoon Wedding song, Kawa Kawasong, producer Nikkhil Advani said in a press release, “We wanted an anthem son
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 13 hours ago
song, producer Nikkhil Advani said in a press release, “We wanted an anthem song for the film. Farhan, Ajit Andhare (COO, Viacom 18) and I were debating whether we should go with an original number or pick up an existing chartbuster. We zeroed in... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Earnings deluge; Pharma pain; More stocks recordsfirm reported results Thursday that sent shares surging by 6%, making them the
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 15 hours ago
firm reported results Thursday that sent shares surging by 6%, making them the top performer in London. 3. Bidding wars: Viacom has reportedly given up its pursuit of Scripps Networks. That leaves Discovery Communications as the main party... Read more
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citybizlist Dallas
Fossil Group Appoints Gail B. Tifford To Boardserved as Vice President for Strategic Partnerships at MTV Networks, a cable an
citybizlist Dallas / Posted 17 hours ago
served as Vice President for Strategic Partnerships at MTV Networks, a cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks. In addition to co-founding the Craig D. Tifford Foundation, Ms. Tifford is a board member of Tufts... Read more
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FOX Business
Viacom out of the running for Scripps NetworksViacom is out of the running to acquire Scripps Networks Interactive, leaving D
FOX Business / Posted 19 hours ago
Viacom is out of the running to acquire Scripps Networks Interactive, leaving Discovery Communications as the only remaining suitor in talks to purchase the cable TV programmer, people familiar with the situation said. Viacom, owner of cable TV... Read more
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FOX Business
Viacom out of the running for Scripps NetworksViacom is out of the running to acquire Scripps Networks Interactive, leaving D
FOX Business / Posted 19 hours ago
Viacom is out of the running to acquire Scripps Networks Interactive, leaving Discovery Communications as the only remaining suitor in talks to purchase the cable TV programmer, people familiar with the situation said. Continue Reading... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Viacom is out of the running for deal to buy Scripps NetworksViacom Chief Executive Bob Bakish was said to be interested in buying Scripps t
Los Angeles Times / Posted 22 hours ago
Viacom Chief Executive Bob Bakish was said to be interested in buying Scripps to bolster Viacom’s struggling cable business, which includes MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central. But the move would have been risky for Viacom, given the company’s... Read more
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Variety
Viacom Out of Chase for Scripps NetworksViacom and Discovery declined to make executives available for comment. A Scrip
Variety / Posted yesterday
Viacom and Discovery declined to make executives available for comment. A Scripps spokesman said the company declined to comment. Even with Discovery and Scripps in closer talks, a sale is not guaranteed, these people cautioned. Viacom, the owner of... Read more
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CNBC
Discovery is in the lead to acquire Scripps Networkssources said it is a cash-and-stock bid, comprising mostly cash, and valuing Sc
CNBC / Posted yesterday
sources said it is a cash-and-stock bid, comprising mostly cash, and valuing Scripps in the region of $90 per share. The sources asked not to be identified because the negotiations are confidential. Viacom, Scripps and Discovery declined to comm... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Discovery in the lead to acquire Scripps Networksmatter said on Wednesday. Discovery has entered into exclusive talks with Scri
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
matter said on Wednesday. Discovery has entered into exclusive talks with Scripps after prevailing over a rival offer from Viacom Inc, another U.S. media company, one of the sources said. While a deal could come as early as next week, negotiations... Read more
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Reuters
Discovery in the lead to acquire Scripps Networksmatter said on Wednesday. Discovery has entered into exclusive talks with Scri
Reuters / Posted yesterday
matter said on Wednesday. Discovery has entered into exclusive talks with Scripps after prevailing over a rival offer from Viacom Inc, another U.S. media company, one of the sources said. While a deal could come as early as next week, negotiations... Read more
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Business Standard India
Viacom willing to make all-cash deal to buy ScrippsViacom Inc has informed Scripps Networks Interactive it is willing to pay all c
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
Viacom Inc has informed Scripps Networks Interactive it is willing to pay all cash to acquire the US TV network operator, sources familiar with the matter said. The move by Viacom, which had $12.17 billion in debt as of March 31, could potentially... Read more
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Daily Mail
Sumner Redstone ex Sydney Holland selling home to join Housewives castshe couldn't be in the show because of the HOA Redstone's attorneys have accus
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
she couldn't be in the show because of the HOA Redstone's attorneys have accused Holland of draining the retired Viacom chairman's bank accounts. Because of this publicity, she wants to star on the Real Housewives to show she was not... Read more
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Variety
Viacom, Discovery Battle to Win Scripps – and a Place in Media’s FutureViacom and Discovery are both engaged in negotiations for Scripps, according to
Variety / Posted yesterday
Viacom and Discovery are both engaged in negotiations for Scripps, according to people familiar with the situation, a purchase that could be worth as much as $10.6 billion. A final decision could be reached as soon as next week, but there’s also a... Read more
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Variety
Pay-TV Sector Faces a Meltdown Heading Into a Rough Earnings Seasonchannels including Food Network and HGTV, has held discussions exploring a merg
Variety / Posted yesterday
channels including Food Network and HGTV, has held discussions exploring a merger with both Discovery Communications and Viacom, according to reports last week. Meanwhile, John Malone may be in the mix: Univision Communications held early talks... Read more
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New York Post
Viacom willing to pay all cash for owner of Food Network, HGTVViacom has informed Scripps Networks Interactive it is willing to pay all cash
New York Post / Posted yesterday
Viacom has informed Scripps Networks Interactive it is willing to pay all cash to acquire the US TV network operator, sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Viacom is bidding for Scripps, which owns channels such as HGTV, Food Network and... Read more
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Bizjournals
Discovery Communications not expected to make all-cash offer for owner of HGTVThe value of bids from Discovery and New York-based Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB) are n
Bizjournals / Posted yesterday
The value of bids from Discovery and New York-based Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB) are not known, according to the report, but a decision is expected soon. There's also a chance no deal will materialize, according to the report. Discovery’s interested in... Read more
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Business Wire
EPIX Drive-In Delivers More Movies to Sling Orange and Sling Blue, Sling TV Launches New EPIX Premium Add-on Package and REELZ Joins Hollywood ExtraNFL Network, NBA TV, NHL Network, Pac-12 Networks, HBO®, SHOWTIME, STARZ, AMC,
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
NFL Network, NBA TV, NHL Network, Pac-12 Networks, HBO®, SHOWTIME, STARZ, AMC, A&E, Turner, Scripps, GSN, Hallmark, Viacom, EPIX, AXS and Univision. Additionally, Sling TV offers a suite of standalone and add-on Spanish-language packages and... Read more
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Business Wire
SLING TV presenta el primer evento pay-per-view de la UFC 214 este Sábado 29 de JulioNFL Network, NBA TV, NHL Network, Pac-12 Networks, HBO®, SHOWTIME, STARZ, AMC,
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
NFL Network, NBA TV, NHL Network, Pac-12 Networks, HBO®, SHOWTIME, STARZ, AMC, A&E, Turner, Scripps, GSN, Hallmark, Viacom, EPIX, AXS y Univision. Adicionalmente, Sling TV ofrece un portafolio de paquetes base y extras con programación en... Read more
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Business Wire
Sling TV Offers First-Ever Pay-Per-View Event with UFC 214 on Saturday, July 29NFL Network, NBA TV, NHL Network, Pac-12 Networks, HBO®, SHOWTIME, STARZ, AMC,
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
NFL Network, NBA TV, NHL Network, Pac-12 Networks, HBO®, SHOWTIME, STARZ, AMC, A&E, Turner, Scripps, GSN, Hallmark, Viacom, EPIX, AXS and Univision. Additionally, Sling TV offers a suite of standalone and add-on Spanish-language packages and... Read more
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Reuters
Wednesday Morning Briefingthe end of July. No replacement has been named and the future of the position i
Reuters / Posted yesterday
the end of July. No replacement has been named and the future of the position in the State Department is in flux. Earnings Viacom has informed Scripps Networks Interactiveit is willing to make an all-cash deal to acquire to acquire the U.S. TV... Read more
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CNBC
Viacom says it's willing to make an all-cash deal to buy Scripps NetworksThe move by Viacom, which had $12.17 billion in debt as of March 31, could pote
CNBC / Posted yesterday
The move by Viacom, which had $12.17 billion in debt as of March 31, could potentially mean that the $14.3 billion media company would lose its investment-grade status to buy the $10.6 billion Scripps. Last year Moody's downgraded Viacom's debt to... Read more
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Variety
Shonduras Shares Branded Content Secrets at Elevate Conferencehis speech, he was interviewed by Variety co-editor-in-chief Andrew Wallenstein
Variety / Posted yesterday
his speech, he was interviewed by Variety co-editor-in-chief Andrew Wallenstein, who quizzed McBride on his new deal with Viacom. “We’ve had so much fun with it, it’s been a really great partnership,” said McBride. Announced in March, he signed... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Viacom willing to make an all-cash deal to buy Scripps NetworksREUTERS: Viacom Inc has informed Scripps Networks Interactive it is willing to
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
REUTERS: Viacom Inc has informed Scripps Networks Interactive it is willing to pay all cash to acquire the U.S. TV network operator, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. The move by Viacom, which had US$12.17 billion in debt as of March... Read more
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Reuters
Viacom willing to make an all-cash deal to buy Scripps Networks(Reuters) - Viacom Inc has informed Scripps Networks Interactive it is willing
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
(Reuters) - Viacom Inc has informed Scripps Networks Interactive it is willing to pay all cash to acquire the U.S. TV network operator, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. The move by Viacom, which had $12.17 billion in debt as of March... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Viacom and Discovery in Mix to Purchase Scripps (Report)If Viacom buys Scripps, it would mark new CEO Bob Bakish's first major bet. Th
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
If Viacom buys Scripps, it would mark new CEO Bob Bakish's first major bet. The Scripps family, which owns 92 percent of the voting shares of Scripps Networks Interactive, is discussing possibly selling the company to either Viacom or Discovery... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Deals to Be in Focus During Hollywood Earnings Seasonof a focus on M&A" though, Wieser said, "especially with news of Scripps discus
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
of a focus on M&A" though, Wieser said, "especially with news of Scripps discussing combinations with each of Discovery and Viacom coming to light. "Combinations such as these should be positively received by investors given the potential to drive... Read more
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FOX Business
Viacom CEO considers costly Scripps Networks acquisitionSince taking over as Viacom Inc.'s chief executive last year with the blessing
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
Since taking over as Viacom Inc.'s chief executive last year with the blessing of powerful shareholder Shari Redstone, Bob Bakish has been working to win over Wall Street with moves meant to stabilize the embattled entertainment giant. He has... Read more
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