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Viacom Slashes Exec Pay Amid Lawsuit Over Redstone's Health

AP | Judah Robinson | Posted 01.21.2016 | Media

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Viacom Inc. on Wednesday pre-released details about executive pay that show an 85 percent drop in compensation for its ailin...

Future of Banking: Will Google Or Amazon Be Your Future Bank?

April Rudin | Posted 01.06.2016 | Business
April Rudin

If you're a Millennial - that is, someone born between the years 1981 and 2000 - this imagined future probably doesn't seem far-fetched at all, as 73 percent of this generation would be more excited by a financial services offering from one of those five companies than from their own nationwide bank.

Viacom Gets Down to Give Back

Amber Browning-Coyle | Posted 01.05.2016 | Impact
Amber Browning-Coyle

The holidays have past. Millions around the world feverishly dreamt of what awaited them on Christmas morning. Behind the scenes the true unsung her...

2015: The Year Streaming Went Mainstream

Jim Monroe | Posted 12.31.2015 | Business
Jim Monroe

Usually, TV changes slowly. Distribution contracts are long. Rapid change is rare. But in 2015 something unusual happened, and 2016 will be a much better year for TV viewers as a result.

(VIDEO) Viacom Aims to Pioneer Delivery & Attribution of Addressable TV Ads

Andy Plesser | Posted 12.17.2015 | Business
Andy Plesser

Viacom is aiming to be a "pioneer" in delivering video advertising on a one-to-one, or addressable basis, says Julian Zilberbrand, Executive Vice Pres...

'Truth,' the Movie: When Truth and Power Collide

Glenn W. Smith | Posted 10.04.2015 | Politics
Glenn W. Smith

Directed by James Vanderbilt, Truth tells the story of 2004's controversial 60 Minutes II broadcast questioning George W. Bush's military service record. It stars Robert Redford as Dan Rather and Cate Blanchett as producer Mary Mapes. This time, Truth prevails.

Bellator MMA Goes Hybrid With Dynamite

Dan Shapiro | Posted 09.17.2015 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Unlike any combat sports event that has ever come before it, Dynamite 1 has the potential to turn MMA fans on to the intricacies and nuances of kickboxing, and vice versa, with little chance to alienate either core audience.

Live From Toronto Film Festival: Sunday Sept. 13

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.14.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

This year's edition will be remembered for putting both Jay Roach's Trumbo and James Vanderbilt's Truth in contention for the Oscar race. I saw the two films back to back on Sunday -- and they are guaranteed to both grip you and infuriate you

Shamrock, Slice Headline Bellator 138

Dan Shapiro | Posted 06.17.2015 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

The legendary Ken Shamrock, he of UFC 1 fame and half of mixed martial arts' first major rivalry, returns to action on Friday, June 19, and no one is more excited than Bellator President Scott Coker and featherweight champion Patricio "Pitbull" Freire.

Viacom To Pay $7.21 Million To End Interns Wage Lawsuit

Reuters | Posted 05.13.2015 | Media

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK, March 12 (Reuters) - Viacom Inc agreed to pay $7.21 million to settle a class-action lawsuit by thousand...

(VIDEO) Martin Sorrell: Investment in AppNexus Allows WPP to Compete With Google and Facebook

Andy Plesser | Posted 11.30.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

With its recent investment and technology exchange with AppNexus, WPP will  have the technology platform to compete against companies like Google's D...

EXCLUSIVE: BET Responds After Coming Under Fire from Journalists and Publicists

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 09.13.2014 | Entertainment
Tanya Young Williams

It appears that many journalists and publicists were angered, but NOT surprised by the snubbing of legendary photographer Bill Jones at the recent rec...

BIG 'Star Trek' News

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 06.21.2014 | Entertainment

Is the Enterprise crew beaming over to Netflix? According to recent Internet rumors, your favorite space series might be getting a reboot courtesy...

Day in the Life With VH1 Love & Hip Hop Tahiry Jose

Marjoriet T. Matute | Posted 06.02.2014 | Latino Voices
Marjoriet T. Matute

I recently had the privilege to tag along with star of LHH, Tahiry Jose, as she circled around Manhattan hand delivering autographed copies of her new 2014 Intimacy Calendar. The journey was mind blowing.

What Does [Insert What You Do Here] Mean To You?

Michelle Edgar | Posted 05.25.2014 | Impact
Michelle Edgar

Her answer really reminded me of what music means to me and why every day I work hard with a whole team to make this dream come alive for kids all over the country.

Viacom Did NOT Want Colbert To Air This

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.02.2015 | Comedy

It may not be on the same scale as Stephen Colbert lashing out against his corporate overlords over Daft Punk, but on Thursday's "Colbert Report," he ...

Bellator Season 10 Preview

Dan Shapiro | Posted 04.28.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Quinton "Rampage" Jackson takes on former titlist Christian M'Pumbu in the Bellator 110 headliner, and Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal squares off against Mikhail Zayats in the evening's co-main event.

Time Warner Cable Reaches New Deal

Reuters | Posted 02.23.2014 | Media

Dec 24 (Reuters) - Time Warner Cable Inc said it had renewed its distribution agreement with Viacom Inc, whose channels include MTV, Comedy Central ...

HIV Has Found a New Ally -- Complacency

Georgia Arnold | Posted 01.31.2014 | Impact
Georgia Arnold

We have made historic progress; there is no doubt about that. But the illusion that we have finally subdued HIV is a dangerous one. Every single day there are still 6,000 new infections. About 40 percent of these new infections are in young people. This is an unacceptable reality.

Alvarez Reclaims Bellator Lightweight Crown: Straus, Newton Take Home Titles

Dan Shapiro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

When fighting is business, blood becomes currency, and Bellator MMA lightweight Eddie Alvarez paid in full at Saturday night's Bellator 106, punching, kicking, and choking his way past Michael Chandler to reclaim the title he lost nearly two years ago.

Blame Viacom, Not Just Miley Cyrus' Twerking

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 10.28.2013 | Entertainment
Morris W. O'Kelly

If there is any "mitigating factor" as to the outrage, let's view her performance through the correct historical lens.

Kindness Is the New Cool

Amanda Slavin | Posted 10.19.2013 | Impact
Amanda Slavin

When you act from a place of kindness, you act from a place of confidence and I believe when you stand up for what you believe in, when you act from a place of love and kindness, those teachers, those mean girls, those negative role models will just fall to the wayside.

Sony Just Made A Big Splash In Online TV: Report

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 08.15.2013 | Technology

Sony has reached a preliminary agreement with Viacom to carry the company's channels on an upcoming Internet-based TV service from Sony, a person fami...

Colbert Tells The Real Story Behind Daft Punk Fiasco

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 08.14.2013 | Comedy

In a rare candid interview on "The Paul Mecurio Show," Stephen Colbert had an extensive discussion about his career and philosophies on comedy. The mo...

Timothy Stenovec

Amazon Makes Huge Announcement

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 06.04.2013 | Technology

The streaming video wars just got a little more intense. Amazon announced on Tuesday that it has inked a multi-year deal with Viacom to bring thous...