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The Register
Viacom exposes crown jewels to world+dog in AWS S3 bucket blunderUpdated Media monster Viacom has been caught with its security trousers down. R
The Register / Posted an hour ago
Updated Media monster Viacom has been caught with its security trousers down. Researchers found a wide-open, public-facing misconfigured AWS S3 bucket containing pretty much everything a hacker would need to take down the company's IT systems. The... Read more
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New Kerala
hoopla digital Announces Deal with Viacom, Adds Hundreds of Popular Television Shows for Library Patrons - newkerala news #273170the category-creating mobile and online service for public libraries, today ann
New Kerala / Posted 3 hours ago
the category-creating mobile and online service for public libraries, today announced an agreement with Viacom (Nasdaq: VIAB, VIA) to add hundreds of popular television shows from Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central, MTV,... Read more
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Billboard
CMT Begins Web Overhaul, Away From Newswould not comment directly on the moves, though it appears CMT is realigning it
Billboard / Posted 4 hours ago
would not comment directly on the moves, though it appears CMT is realigning its approach to digital news to mirror other Viacom properties, including TV Land and Spike TV (which will rebrand as the Paramount Network in January). The CMT.com site... Read more
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Sherdog
With ‘Handcuffs Off’ After UFC Departure, Roy Nelson Sees Many Opportunities in Bellatorthat the new promotion provides. “Why do you think UFC has been dying? Because
Sherdog / Posted 4 hours ago
that the new promotion provides. “Why do you think UFC has been dying? Because they’re on Fox, Fox Sports 1 or whatever. Viacom is always on the edge because they have MTV, they have Spike, they’re switching over to Paramount,” Nelson told... Read more
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Variety
Herb Scannell Tapped as CEO of Mitu Latino Digital-Media Networkthe launch of iconic properties including “Dora the Explorer,” “SpongeBob Squar
Variety / Posted 4 hours ago
the launch of iconic properties including “Dora the Explorer,” “SpongeBob SquarePants” and “Rugrats.” In addition, while at Viacom he was vice chairman of MTV Networks, overseeing adult brands Spike and TV Land, among other businesses. After... Read more
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Business Standard India
Most watched TV programmes: Reality hooks the urban viewerin the top five (urban) and one in the top five (urban plus rural) most watched
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
in the top five (urban) and one in the top five (urban plus rural) most watched television programmes. Raj Nayak, COO at Viacom 18 says, “While other channels did reality shows on and off, now everyone has upped the ante on this genre.” Even as... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Shahid Kapoor learns six forms of sword fighting for Padmavati and leaked pics are going viralplays Alauddin Khilji. Padmavati is an upcoming Indian period drama film jointl
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
plays Alauddin Khilji. Padmavati is an upcoming Indian period drama film jointly produced by Bhansali Productions and Viacom 18 Motion Pictures. Deepika and Ranveer have earlier worked together with Bhansali in Bajirao Mastani (2015). The... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Netflix aims to build the next great Hollywood studioand when they want. Analysts forecast the company's sales will hit $11.5 billio
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
and when they want. Analysts forecast the company's sales will hit $11.5 billion this year and pass both CBS Corp. and Viacom Inc. in 2018. Sarandos's shift from buying and licensing shows to making them in-house elevates the threat. The... Read more
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The Columbian
‘Daily Show’ host lands new dealhigh, attracting the largest audiences of his career and getting a long contrac
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
high, attracting the largest audiences of his career and getting a long contract extension. Comedy Central, owned by Viacom, said Thursday it extended Noah’s run as host of the late-night program through 2022. The company also asked the... Read more
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New Kerala
Globecast Expands Cable Content Distribution in the US with SES Video at Centre of the Arc - newkerala news #272511platform, home to major media and entertainment leaders such as Discovery, Scri
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
platform, home to major media and entertainment leaders such as Discovery, Scripps Networks Interactive, HSN, and Viacom. SES-1 and SES-3, together with SES's AMC-18 satellite, form what has fast become the sweet spot for regional content... Read more
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The Morning Call
Netflix aims to build the next great Hollywood studioand when they want. Analysts forecast the company's sales will hit $11.5 billio
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
and when they want. Analysts forecast the company's sales will hit $11.5 billion this year and pass both CBS Corp. and Viacom Inc. in 2018. Sarandos's shift from buying and licensing shows to making them in-house elevates the threat. The... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Netflix aims to build the next great Hollywood studioand when they want. Analysts forecast the company's sales will hit $11.5 billio
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
and when they want. Analysts forecast the company's sales will hit $11.5 billion this year and pass both CBS Corp. and Viacom Inc. in 2018. Sarandos's shift from buying and licensing shows to making them in-house elevates the threat. The... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Netflix aims to build the next great Hollywood studioand when they want. Analysts forecast the company's sales will hit $11.5 billio
Hartford Courant / Posted 4 days ago
and when they want. Analysts forecast the company's sales will hit $11.5 billion this year and pass both CBS Corp. and Viacom Inc. in 2018. Sarandos's shift from buying and licensing shows to making them in-house elevates the threat. The... Read more
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Hartford Courant
'Daily Show' host Trevor Noah lands new deal as Trump bits lift ratingsComedy Central, owned by Viacom, said Thursday it extended Noah's run as host o
Hartford Courant / Posted 4 days ago
Comedy Central, owned by Viacom, said Thursday it extended Noah's run as host of the late-night program through 2022. The company also asked the 33-year-old South African native to take on year-end specials and has made him an executive producer of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Daily Show' host Trevor Noah lands new deal as Trump bits lift ratingsComedy Central, owned by Viacom, said Thursday it extended Noah's run as host o
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Comedy Central, owned by Viacom, said Thursday it extended Noah's run as host of the late-night program through 2022. The company also asked the 33-year-old South African native to take on year-end specials and has made him an executive producer of... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Diversity in Focus at U.K. TV Conventionpercent of senior managers at the five major TV network operators, namely the B
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
percent of senior managers at the five major TV network operators, namely the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Sky and Channel 5 owner Viacom, were women. They also underperformed in terms of representing minorities and disabled people. U.K. culture secretary... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Viacom, Fremantle Executives Discuss Brexit at Cambridge TV Conventionentitled "All The World’s A Stage," Cecile Frot-Coutaz, CEO of FremantleMedia G
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
entitled "All The World’s A Stage," Cecile Frot-Coutaz, CEO of FremantleMedia Group, and David Lynn, president & CEO of Viacom International Media Networks, discussed the fallout from last June's referendum in favor of Britain's exit from the... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Paramount replaces international marketing head in latest management shuffleParamount’s motion picture group. The shakeups come as new studio chairman Jim
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
Paramount’s motion picture group. The shakeups come as new studio chairman Jim Gianopulos tries to turn around the storied Viacom-owned studio that has weathered years of struggles at the box office. Daily is the latest Paramount hire with history... Read more
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Billboard
CAA Signs theCHIVEtheCHIVE and its parent company Resignation Media have partnered with a number
Billboard / Posted 4 days ago
theCHIVE and its parent company Resignation Media have partnered with a number of major brands including NASCAR, Diageo, Viacom, NBC Universal and EA to develop branded digital marketing campaigns. Much theCHIVE's content comes from its massive... Read more
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Market Watch
‘Daily Show’ host Trevor Noah’s deal with Comedy Central extended through 2022renewed Noah’s deal through 2022 to host the half-hour late-night satirical pro
Market Watch / Posted 5 days ago
renewed Noah’s deal through 2022 to host the half-hour late-night satirical program that takes on politics and culture, the Viacom Inc. VIA, -1.44% -owned network announced on Thursday. Faced with the unenviable task of succeeding the beloved Jon... Read more
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Business Insider
Comedy Central is pulling the plug on its Snapchat Discover channelfor its Snapchat Discover channel, Business Insider has learned, and Sept. 30 w
Business Insider / Posted 5 days ago
for its Snapchat Discover channel, Business Insider has learned, and Sept. 30 will be its last day on the platform. The Viacom property, however, is in talks with Snapchat to produce a show for the platform, said sources familiar with the... Read more
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The Hill
'Daily Show' re-signs Trevor Noah through 2022with Comedy Central to remain host of “The Daily Show” through 2022, according
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
with Comedy Central to remain host of “The Daily Show” through 2022, according to a Thursday announcement by parent company Viacom. In addition to serving as host, writer and executive producer, the 33-year-old South African comedian will also host... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Trevor Noah renews 'Daily Show' contract for five more yearsfound his voice partly through nightly coverage of the campaign and the first m
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 5 days ago
found his voice partly through nightly coverage of the campaign and the first months of President Trump's administration. Viacom, which owns Comedy Central, has touted Noah's ratings gains, especially among young people. "The Daily Show" has been... Read more
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News 8000
Trevor Noah renews 'Daily Show' contract for five more yearsfound his voice partly through nightly coverage of the campaign and the first m
News 8000 / Posted 5 days ago
found his voice partly through nightly coverage of the campaign and the first months of President Trump's administration. Viacom, which owns Comedy Central, has touted Noah's ratings gains, especially among young people. "The Daily Show" has been... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Trevor Noah renews 'Daily Show' contract for five more yearsfound his voice partly through nightly coverage of the campaign and the first m
KECI Missoula / Posted 5 days ago
found his voice partly through nightly coverage of the campaign and the first months of President Trump's administration. Viacom, which owns Comedy Central, has touted Noah's ratings gains, especially among young people. "The Daily Show" has been... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Trevor Noah renews 'Daily Show' contract for five more yearsfound his voice partly through nightly coverage of the campaign and the first m
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
found his voice partly through nightly coverage of the campaign and the first months of President Trump's administration. Viacom, which owns Comedy Central, has touted Noah's ratings gains, especially among young people. "The Daily Show" has been... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Trevor Noah renews 'Daily Show' contract for five more yearsfound his voice partly through nightly coverage of the campaign and the first m
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 5 days ago
found his voice partly through nightly coverage of the campaign and the first months of President Trump's administration. Viacom, which owns Comedy Central, has touted Noah's ratings gains, especially among young people. "The Daily Show" has been... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Trevor Noah renews 'Daily Show' contract for five more yearsfound his voice partly through nightly coverage of the campaign and the first m
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 5 days ago
found his voice partly through nightly coverage of the campaign and the first months of President Trump's administration. Viacom, which owns Comedy Central, has touted Noah's ratings gains, especially among young people. "The Daily Show" has been... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Trevor Noah renews 'Daily Show' contract for five more yearsfound his voice partly through nightly coverage of the campaign and the first m
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 5 days ago
found his voice partly through nightly coverage of the campaign and the first months of President Trump's administration. Viacom, which owns Comedy Central, has touted Noah's ratings gains, especially among young people. "The Daily Show" has been... Read more
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Business Wire
DJ Khaled, Kendrick Lamar and Cardi B Lead the BET “Hip Hop Awards” 2017 with 9 Nominations Eachor contact Jamie.Owens@bet.net. ABOUT BET NETWORKS BET Networks, a subsidiary
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
or contact Jamie.Owens@bet.net. ABOUT BET NETWORKS BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B sted NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music,... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
CEO of U.K. Media Regulator Calls TV Industry Diversity "Woeful," Talks Fox-Sky Deal Review39 percent of senior roles at the five major TV network operators, namely the B
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
39 percent of senior roles at the five major TV network operators, namely the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Sky and Channel 5 owner Viacom. Overall, 48 percent of their workforce are women. The networks are also underperforming in terms of representing... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Viacom Grows Italian Presence with Spike and Super! ChannelsViacom increases its free-to-air strategy in the country against a strong Pay-T
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
Viacom increases its free-to-air strategy in the country against a strong Pay-TV portfolio. Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) continued its drive to expand in Italy, with an announcement Thursday to double its free-to-air channel... Read more
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Variety
NBCUniversal to Launch Reality-TV Streaming Service Hayu in Nordicshas a deal with Fetch TV, having previously been on Foxtel. Hayu recently acqu
Variety / Posted 5 days ago
has a deal with Fetch TV, having previously been on Foxtel. Hayu recently acquired a 400-hour package of programming from Viacom, whose MTV show “Laguna Beach” is one of the most-viewed shows on the service, alongside different versions of Bravo’s... Read more
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birminghammail
Diversity progress at UK broadcasters 'woeful' - Ofcom bossLenny Henry The paper reports that the study looked at Britain's five major br
birminghammail / Posted 5 days ago
Lenny Henry The paper reports that the study looked at Britain's five major broadcasters - BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Sky and Viacom, the owner of Channel 5 - and found that women accounted for 48% of the total workforce, and held 39% of senior... Read more
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Irish Examiner
UK broadcasters under fire from TV watchdog over lack of diversitya "step change" across the industry. Across the big five broadcasters - the BB
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
a "step change" across the industry. Across the big five broadcasters - the BBC, Channel 4, ITV, Sky and Channel 5 owner Viacom - the BBC ranked fourth for female representation across its employees, at 47%. Sky was the lowest at 42%, while... Read more
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Variety
Viacom Expands With Spike TV and Super! as Part of New Push in ItalyROME – Viacom is expanding its footprint in Italy’s free-to-air TV market as pa
Variety / Posted 5 days ago
ROME – Viacom is expanding its footprint in Italy’s free-to-air TV market as part of a broader plan to build scale and become a major Italian TV player. Viacom International Media Networks has acquired Italian free-to-air channel LCN 49 from Scripps... Read more
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New York Post
More than 22 million Americans to join cord cutting revolutionESPN OTT package (although that will exclude NFL and NBA games). In addition, f
New York Post / Posted 5 days ago
ESPN OTT package (although that will exclude NFL and NBA games). In addition, five media companies — A+E Networks, Viacom, Discovery, Scripps Networks Interactive and AMC Networks — reportedly have joined forces to create a non-sports... Read more
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Lifehacker
A New Sports-Free Live TV Streaming Service is on the Wayor less. The service will supposedly have a soft launch in the next few weeks,
Lifehacker / Posted 6 days ago
or less. The service will supposedly have a soft launch in the next few weeks, and will include cable channels owned by Viacom, AMC, Scripps Networks Interactive, and Discovery Communications. Given that it hasn’t officially been announced, the... Read more
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New York Post
MTV’s summer ratings grew for the first time in six yearsViacom’s MTV network had its first summer of ratings growth in six years, the n
New York Post / Posted 6 days ago
Viacom’s MTV network had its first summer of ratings growth in six years, the network told Reuters this week, a sign that the company is seeing progress wooing back coveted younger viewers who watch shows online. Viacom is in the midst of a... Read more
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Post Magazine
Legend 3D launches animation businesswith Paramount anticipating additional films from the franchise. While continu
Post Magazine / Posted 6 days ago
with Paramount anticipating additional films from the franchise. While continuing to control the TMNT film rights with Viacom, Walker also helped set up the animation production platform for the animation release of Astroboy in 2009. Walker and... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Viacom CEO Bob Bakish Says He's "Very Pleased" With Network ResetHe also told investors a low-price, skinny bundle will launch in the U.S. marke
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 6 days ago
He also told investors a low-price, skinny bundle will launch in the U.S. market by the end of the year. Viacom president and CEO Bob Bakish says his turnaround strategy to focus on six core brands -- BET, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr.,... Read more
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Variety
Viacom’s Bob Bakish: Entertainment-Focused Skinny Bundle Will Launch by Year’s Endfor about $20 a month is a vital evolution for the pay TV biz. Earlier this we
Variety / Posted 6 days ago
for about $20 a month is a vital evolution for the pay TV biz. Earlier this week the Wall Street Journal reported that Viacom is in talks to partner with Discovery, AMC Networks and A+E Networks in assembling such a bundle. Bakish did not... Read more
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Reuters
Viacom's MTV sees first summer ratings growth in six years(Reuters) - Viacom Inc’s (VIAB.O) MTV network had its first summer of ratings g
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
(Reuters) - Viacom Inc’s (VIAB.O) MTV network had its first summer of ratings growth in six years, the network told Reuters this week, a sign that the company is seeing progress wooing back coveted younger viewers who watch shows online. Viacom is... Read more
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Philly.com
'It' floats away with record-breaking $117.2 million weekendComcast Corp.; Sony, Columbia, Sony Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics are
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
Comcast Corp.; Sony, Columbia, Sony Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics are units of Sony Corp.; Paramount is owned by Viacom Inc.; Disney, Pixar and Marvel are owned by The Walt Disney Co.; Miramax is owned by Filmyard Holdings LLC; 20th... Read more
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Variety
Spike’s Tom Zappala Departs; Channel Reorganizes Ahead of Paramount Network LaunchViacom’s Spike TV is experiencing a shake-up ahead of its January relaunch as P
Variety / Posted 7 days ago
Viacom’s Spike TV is experiencing a shake-up ahead of its January relaunch as Paramount Network. The reorganization will see programming head Tom Zappala depart and several executives from sister channel TV Land assume new leadership roles at Spike.... Read more
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Variety
CMT Development Chief Jayson Dinsmore Exits Viacom-Owned Cable ChannelJayson Dinsmore is departing CMT after six years leading development at the Via
Variety / Posted 7 days ago
Jayson Dinsmore is departing CMT after six years leading development at the Viacom-owned cable channel. The move comes as Viacom continues to reorganize the executive leadership within its television group. Dinsmore joined CMT as exec VP of... Read more
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Variety
Why Hollywood Needs to Push Harder Against Trump’s DACA Decision (Opinion)and Congress to preserve the Obama-era DACA immigrant protection program. Join
Variety / Posted 7 days ago
and Congress to preserve the Obama-era DACA immigrant protection program. Joining them in signing the letter were Viacom CEO Bob Bakish, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Netflix’s Reed Hastings, Twitter’s Jack Dorsey, Snap’s Evan Spiegel, Univision’s... Read more
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Gulf News
Trinity Mirror looks to expand UK tabloid empireits latest announcement said those discussions had ceased.Northern & Shell sold
Gulf News / Posted 7 days ago
its latest announcement said those discussions had ceased.Northern & Shell sold British television broadcaster Channel 5 to Viacom in 2014 for £450 million. Northern & Shell bought Channel 5 in 2010.The discussions come as newspapers have struggled... Read more
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New Kerala
EEMAX Global Conclave and Awards celebrated women in event industry - newkerala news #271189Group Communications, CSR & Sustainability, Vedanta Group, Sonia Huria, Senior
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
Group Communications, CSR & Sustainability, Vedanta Group, Sonia Huria, Senior VP and Head - Communications & CSR, Viacom 18 who spoke about Transforming Public Opinion. In its 10th year, EEMA now represents India's event industry as its... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
'Whose Line Is It Anyway?' Sells to India, Australiathis year. Among the international acquisitions unveiled on Tuesday are deals
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
this year. Among the international acquisitions unveiled on Tuesday are deals with M-Net Africa, Comedy Channel Australia, Viacom 18 India and MTG Norway. With 98 episodes now available, the series has sold to a total of 104 countries. The Whose... Read more
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