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Viacom's U.K. Broadcaster Channel 5 to Launch My5 Linear Channel

Viacom-owned U.K. broadcaster Channel 5 is to launch a new free-to-air TV channel, My5, early next month, which will air a selection of the most popular shows previously seen on the network’s bouquet of channels and its video-on-demand platform. 207 more words


Philippe Dauman Says Sumner Redstone Needs Mental Exam, and Fast

Lawyers for 93-year-old Sumner Redstone are saying his mental status is sound and not in dispute and that he therefore does not need an examination to determine his capacity, as demanded by his long-time-confidant-turned-frenemy, Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman. 895 more words


Philippe Dauman Wants Court To Have Sumner Redstone Examined By August 17

Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman and director George Abrams just added key details to their plea for a Massachusetts court to order an exam of controlling shareholder Sumner Redstone. 340 more words

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6 companies Disney might buy next

Since the beginning of the Iger Era, there seems to be a persistent question pondered by Disney enthusiasts and market analysts alike:  What will Disney buy next?   2,113 more words


Viacom Execs Reserve Their Right to Quit and Protect Their Pay

Viacom Inc Chief Executive Philippe Dauman and Chief Operating Officer Thomas Dooley have reserved their legal right to resign “with good reason” in a move to protect tens of millions of dollars in potential severance pay. 306 more words


Viacom Power Play As Philippe Dauman Protects Severance With "Good Reason" To Resign Letter

Philippe Dauman is still fighting back against attacks on his position at Viacom from Sunmer Redstone and his camp. But if the Chair and CEO has to go, he could be going with a more than $80 million payout. 447 more words


Viacom's Philippe Dauman Says He's Been Given 'Good Reason' to Resign

UPDATED: Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman and chief operating officer Tom Dooley were given “good reason” to resign when Sumner Redstone summarily removed Dauman and four other directors from the corporation’s board last month, the two executives charged in letters to the conglomerate’s top attorney. 831 more words