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  1. August 21, 2016

    Viacom faces turnround challenge under Redstones

    The Redstone family faces a steep challenge to turn around Viacom after the victory by founder Sumner Redstone in the...

  2. Fast FT

    August 2, 2016

    Discovery Communications rises as profits jump 43%

    Shares in Discovery Communications jumped 7 per cent after the owner of television channels including TLC and Animal...

  1. Fast FT

    August 2, 2016

    New poll shows boost for Clinton as Trump sags

    About 100 days from the US presidential election Hillary Clinton’s post-convention bump in the polls appears to be far...

  2. Fast FT

    July 28, 2016

    CBS profits beat as broadcast tv stages comeback

    CBS blew past estimates in the second quarter as advertisers flocked back to broadcast television. “Our base business...

  3. Fast FT

    July 8, 2016

    CBS Radio files for IPO

    CBS has filed to take its radio division public with initial funding of $100m, after earlier this year putting the...

  4. June 30, 2016

    Media groups must succeed at succession

    Back when Sumner Redstone was a spry 85-year-old, he was asked how long he planned to continue working at Viacom and...

  5. June 7, 2016

    Redstone group moves to block Paramount stake sale

    Sumner Redstone’s National Amusements group has moved to block Viacom from selling a minority stake in Paramount...

  6. June 2, 2016

    Who is calling the shots in Sumner Redstone saga?

    Inter-family strife, an ageing billionaire and some of the most recognisable brands in media: the Sumner Redstone saga...

  7. May 27, 2016

     Shari Redstone, Viacom heir apparent to an ailing empire

    For someone who has deliberately cultivated a low profile, Shari Redstone hits the headlines pretty often. In the past...

  8. May 25, 2016

    Viacom’s battle is a warning to Silicon Valley

    Maxima Chan Zuckerberg is only five months old so she cannot yet read about the bitter argument at Viacom over who...

  9. May 24, 2016

    Viacom fight exposes lost trust within Sumner Redstone’s empire

    When Sumner Redstone celebrates his 93rd birthday this Friday, it is unlikely that two old friends will be at the...

  10. May 23, 2016

    Battle for control of Viacom heads to court

    A combustible battle for control of Sumner Redstone’s vast media empire is headed for the courts after two directors...

  11. Tech blog

    May 23, 2016

    #techFT - TV fronts up with ad fightback

    Network television says it is winning back advertising from online rivals, tech makes up the top five cash hoarders,...

  12. May 22, 2016

    Sumner Redstone’s legacy spawns a drawn-out fight

    Even at the age of 92, Sumner Redstone has not lost his capacity to surprise. The billionaire media mogul has set the...

  13. May 21, 2016

    Redstone removes two allies from board of media group’s trust

    Sumner Redstone has removed two long-time allies from the board of the trust that controls his media empire, setting...

  14. May 20, 2016

    Advertising: TV fights the future

    The advertisers who filed into Manhattan’s Carnegie Hall this week for the annual star-packed “upfront” presentation of...

  15. May 9, 2016

    Sumner Redstone lawsuit over mental competence dismissed

    A high-stakes legal challenge over the mental competence of Sumner Redstone, the 92-year-old billionaire who holds...

  16. Fast FT

    May 9, 2016

    Judge dismisses Redstone mental competence suit

    Sumner Redstone will remain in control of his media empire following the dismissal of a lawsuit challenging the mogul’s...

  17. May 5, 2016

    US election ad spending boon a welcome respite for TV groups

    It was as if the past nine months never happened. The anxiety that has swept the US media sector since last summer,...

  18. May 4, 2016

    Priceline slides after Easter holiday woe

    Priceline underperformed the broader market on Wednesday after the US online travel agency issued a downbeat profit...

  19. Fast FT

    May 3, 2016

    CBS sales boosted by advertising revenue gains

    At a time of gloom in digital and cable television advertising CBS showed that broadcast networks can still attract...

  20. April 5, 2016

    Twitter lands rights to stream 10 NFL games

    Twitter has launched a Hail Mary pass in its bid to accelerate user growth and become an online video destination.  The...

  21. April 5, 2016

    Twitter/NFL: 4th & goal

    Social networks do not come cheap. They require heavy investment in marketing, talent and technology. One crucial item...

  22. Fast FT

    April 5, 2016

    Twitter nabs deal to stream NFL games

    Something to tweet about. The National Football League has said that Twitter has won the rights to stream Thursday...

  23. March 18, 2016

    CBS Radio: moving the dial

    Video did not kill the radio star. The internet is trying. After spending years insisting that radio is a valuable part...

  24. March 15, 2016

    CBS to put its radio division up for sale

    CBS will put its radio division up for sale, the US broadcaster said on Tuesday, in an acknowledgment of the decline of...

  25. March 8, 2016

    Mixed martial arts promoter plans UK expansion

    The world’s largest promoter of mixed martial arts — the multimillion-pound sport once derided as “human cockfighting”...

  26. February 12, 2016

    Viacom leads rout of US media stocks as investors adjust focus

    US media executives could be forgiven for feeling a pang of déja-vu this week. Just six months after a slump erased...

  27. Fast FT

    February 11, 2016

    CBS revenue rises driven by licenses and fees

    CBS reported stronger than expected revenue in the fourth quarter, buoyed by growth in advertising, international...

  28. February 8, 2016

    Super Bowl 50 fails to score new TV viewing record

    CBS Broncos take Super Bowl 50 fell short of setting a new US television-watching record as its Sunday night broadcast...

  29. February 8, 2016

    Super Bowl ads capitalise on bumper day with new angles

    When is 30 seconds worth $5m? That is the question that faced Super Bowl advertisers as they geared up for February 7,...

  30. Tech blog

    February 5, 2016

    #techFT - Redstone drama is a Viacom production

    The fight for control of Sumner Redstone’s media companies would make a great TV drama, there’s a Game of Phones going...

  31. February 4, 2016

    Succession battle engulfs Sumner Redstone’s media empire

    A battle over the future of Sumner Redstone’s media empire that was playing out in Hollywood whispers has burst into...

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    February 4, 2016

    Viacom picks Dauman as successor to Redstone

    Sumner Redstone, the 92-year old billionaire who stepped down as chairman of CBS late on Wednesday, has been replaced...

  33. February 3, 2016

    Sumner Redstone steps down as CBS chairman

    Sumner Redstone has stepped down as chairman of CBS amid growing concerns about his health. The 92-year-old billionaire...

  34. Fast FT

    February 3, 2016

    Sumner Redstone steps down as CBS chair

    CBS, the US media company, has named chief executive Leslie Moonves its next chairman as Sumner Redstone steps down...

  35. January 24, 2016

    Mobile phones and habits of millennials vex US pollsters

    From the UK to Israel and Spain, pollsters have called the outcome of recent elections dramatically wrong. One week...

  36. January 15, 2016

    Sean Penn says Mexican government wanted to use him as scapegoat

    Hollywood actor Sean Penn has stirred the controversy surrounding his meeting with fugitive druglord Joaquín “El Chapo”...

  37. December 8, 2015

    Amazon adds Showtime and Starz to bundle

    Amazon is vying to win over cable television “cord-cutters” by bundling subscription video channels from Showtime,...

  38. December 3, 2015

    Viacom urged to sell stake in Paramount to Alibaba

    The second-largest holder of voting shares in Viacom has urged Sumner Redstone’s media group to sell a stake in its...

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