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What Jon Stewart's departure means for Viacom

Feb 9, 2015
His announcement comes at time when ratings are sliding at the network.
Posted In: Jon Stewart, viacom, Comedy Central

Smaller cable companies are in a tight corner

Oct 1, 2014
Faced with price hikes for content, some small cable companies are cutting ties to big providers like Viacom.
Posted In: television, streaming tv, viacom

My Nick Jr. personalizes TV -- and it smells like Netflix

Jan 15, 2014
Viacom’s new My Nick Jr. lets parents program a channel – an attempt to hold more viewers on television.
Posted In: nickelodeon, cable, television, viacom

Cablevision-Viacom suit could change the way you pay for cable TV

Feb 27, 2013
Cablevision is suing content provider Viacom. The cable company says it shouldn't have to pay for channels that aren't popular with subscribers.
Posted In: Cablevision, viacom, cable TV

Viacom reaches deal with DirecTV

Jul 20, 2012
Jon Stewart, Spongebob and Jersey Shore are back on for DirectTV subscribers. Viacom had blacked out Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and 16 other channels during a contract dispute. So who lost, and who won?
Posted In: viacom, directv, cable, tv

Viacom channels pulled from DirecTV

Jul 12, 2012
More than two dozen Viacom Inc. channels -- including Nickelodeon, MTV and Comedy Central -- were blacked out for DirecTV subscribers after the companies failed to reach an agreement on programming fees.
Posted In: tv, directv, Entertainment, viacom

Amazon shakes hands with Viacom

Feb 8, 2012
They want to get into your living room.
Posted In: viacom, Amazon, netflix, streaming

Viacom and Cablevision make nice

Aug 11, 2011
Viacom and Cablevision were engaged in a legal battle over whether Cablevision had the rights to direct content to its customers to an iPad app...
Posted In: apps, Cablevision, iPad, viacom

Viacom and Time Warner are trying to get along

Jun 23, 2011
Time Warner Cable wants to let its subscribers stream their cable TV on their iPads. Viacom says no way, that's a violation of their agreement....
Posted In: cable, iPad, Time Warner, viacom

Time Warner caves

Apr 1, 2011
In a victory for broadcast companies and a loss for people who enjoy television, Time Warner is caving in to pressure and removing several live TV...
Posted In: cable, Entertainment, gadgets, iPad, Time Warner, viacom, Web Culture

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