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The next decade will be a golden period for entertainment industry: Mukesh Ambani

Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) CMD Mukesh Ambani, who also owns Network18 Group, has said that the next decade will be a golden period for the entertainment industry.

Viacom CEO Bob Bakish bullish on $500 mn India business

Viacom president and CEO Bob Bakish has noted that the international business has an important role to play in the company’s growth and has specifically lauded the India business, which he said is doing more than $500 million in revenue.

Viacom in multi-year content pact with Tyler Perry

Viacom has entered into a multi-year content partnership with Hollywood writer, director, producer, actor and playwright Tyler Perry, encompassing television, film and short-form video.

BigFlix re-launched, price fixed at Rs 50 per month

Anil Ambani’s on-demand movie platform BigFlix has re-launched in a multilingual avatar featuring nine Indian languages. It will also be launched in international markets.

Viacom names Jim Gianopulos as Paramount Pictures chairman, CEO

Viacom has appointed Jim Gianopulos as Paramount Pictures chairman, CEO effective 3 April.

Apos 2017 ropes in elite speakers

Viacom president, CEO Bob Bakish, Disney Intl chairman Andy Bird, Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos, IndiaCast group CEO Anuj Gandhi and ZEEL CEO – International Broadcast Business Amit Goenka are among the speakers of the Asia Pacific Operators Summit organised by Media Partners Asia.

Viacom names Sarah Levy COO of Global Entertainment Group

US and global media conglomerate Viacom has appointed Sarah Levy as chief operating officer of its Global Entertainment Group, effective immediately.

OTT video set to transform the Indian TV market

The nascent OTT video market in India is growing as smartphone penetration and 3G and 4G subs continue to increase rapidly.

Rift between Dauman, Redstone worsens after profit decline in Viacom

Viacom CEO Dauman is the third highest paid CEO in the US and among the worst as measured by pay for performance. Including his pre‐negotiated ‘golden parachute,’ he stands to receive almost a half billion dollars for a tenure that has seen the marked decline of one of the nation’s greatest media companies,” the investment vehicle for the Redstone family said.

Viacom Q3 profit falls by 27%

Viacom has announced that its third quarter net earnings fell by 27% to $432 million from $591 million in the same period for the previous fiscal. Revenues rose marginally by two per cent to $3.1 billion.