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Viacom Inc (VIAB.OQ)

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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
Friday, 3 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
Thursday, 2 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
Friday, 18 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
Tuesday, 1 May 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

Viacom Reports Q2 Adjusted Earnings Per Share $0.92
Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 

April 25 (Reuters) - Viacom Inc ::VIACOM REPORTS STRONG SECOND QUARTER RESULTS.Q2 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.92.Q2 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.92.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.64.Q2 REVENUE $3.15 BILLION.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.79, REVENUE VIEW $3.03 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.MEDIA NETWORKS REVENUES INCREASED 1% TO $2.43 BILLION IN QUARTER.FILMED ENTERTAINMENT REVENUES DECREASED 17% TO $741 MILLION IN QUARTER.PARAMOUNT PICTURES RETURNED TO PROFITABILITY IN QUARTER.VIACOM - PARAMOUNT PICTURES IS ON TRACK TO CONTINUE GROWING PROFITS FOR SECOND HALF OF FISCAL 2018 AND INTO FISCAL 2019.RECOGNIZED PRE-TAX RESTRUCTURING AND RELATED COSTS OF $185 MILLION IN QUARTER.VIACOM - COST TRANSFORMATION INITIATIVES ARE WELL UNDER WAY; ANTICIPATE MORE THAN $100 MILLION IN COST SAVINGS IN FISCAL 2018.NOW EXPECT OVER $300 MILLION IN RUN-RATE SAVINGS IN FISCAL 2019 RELATED TO COST TRANSFORMATION INITIATIVES.  Full Article

Viacom Announces Strategic Partnership With Day Zero Productions
Monday, 26 Mar 2018 

March 26 (Reuters) - Viacom Inc ::VIACOM ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH TREVOR NOAH’S DAY ZERO PRODUCTIONS.‍FINANCIAL TERMS OF TRANSACTION WERE NOT DISCLOSED​.‍VIACOM TO MAKE INVESTMENT IN DAY ZERO​.  Full Article

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Viacom reports revenue below estimates on weak advertising sales

Viacom Inc reported quarterly revenue below Wall Street estimates on Thursday, as domestic advertising sales fell and the media company collected lower fees from cable TV operators and online distributors.