CBS chief Moonves takes pay cut in 2012, makes $62.2 million

CBS chief Moonves takes pay cut in 2012, makes $62.2 million

LOS ANGELES, April 13 (UPI) -- CBS chief Leslie Moonves took a $7.7 million pay cut in 2012 but was still the top earning Hollywood conglomerate executive, a regulatory filing showed.

Nickelodeon knocked for hawking junk food

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. health groups, nutritionists, physicians and other experts called on cable's Nickelodeon and it's parent Viacom to stop hawking junk food to kids.
Viacom donates $1M to aid Sandy victims

Viacom donates $1M to aid Sandy victims

NEW YORK, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Viacom says it has donated $1 million to relief efforts intended to aid those impacted by Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast of the United States this week.

CBS' head Moonves made more money in 2011

HOLLYWOOD, April 14 (UPI) -- Rising stock prices pushed the value of CBS chief Leslie Moonves' compensation package up by 21 percent last year, documents filed with the government show.

Viacom apologizes for ad snafu

NEW YORK, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Viacom has confirmed its agreement in principle with Time Warner Cable in the wake of ads suggesting the contrary that ran in several U.S. newspapers Friday.

Paramount group plans new TV movie channel

LOS ANGELES, April 21 (UPI) -- Paramount Pictures announced a joint venture to create a premium cable television channel that officials of the company said will compete with HBO and Showtime.

Viacom inks video deal with Joost

NEW YORK, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. media conglomerate Viacom Inc. Tuesday unveiled a licensing deal with Joost, a new Internet service that specializes in commercial video content.

Two top execs leave MTV Networks

BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 12 (UPI) -- As part of a plan by Viacom Inc. to increase the performance of its MTV Networks division, two senior executives at the U.S. company suddenly quit this week. The Wall Street Journal said the resignation of MTV Networks President Michael Wolf and Nicole Br

Viacom CEO resigns, Phil Dauman new leader

NEW YORK, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Tom Freston has resigned as chief executive of New York's Viacom Inc., the owner of MTV and Paramount Pictures.