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Mark Lennihan/AP, file
August 13, 2019 - 3:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS and Viacom announced a long-anticipated reunion Tuesday, bringing together their television networks and the Paramount movie studio as traditional media giants bulk up to challenge streaming companies like Netflix. Viacom CEO Bob Bakish, who will become CEO of the combined...
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This Oct. 4, 2018, file photo shows the U.S. Supreme Court at sunset in Washington.
Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo, File
July 02, 2019 - 10:19 am
By David Cray, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — More than 200 corporations, including many of America's best-known companies, have signed a friend-of-the-court brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that federal civil rights law bans job discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and...
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In this Sept. 19, 2017 file photo, Les Moonves, chairman and CEO of CBS Corporation, poses at the premiere of the new television series "Star Trek: Discovery" in Los Angeles.
Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File
July 30, 2018 - 3:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS will keep CEO Les Moonves in place during an investigation of sexual misconduct charges against him, the company said. It will hire an outside counsel to conduct the probe. On Friday a New Yorker article quoted six women who accused Moonves of sexual misconduct over a span of...
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This Aug. 1, 2017, file photo shows the 21st Century Fox sign outside of the News Corporation headquarters building in New York.
AP Photo/Richard Drew, File
June 13, 2018 - 7:12 am
By Mae Anderson, AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast will likely bid for Fox's entertainment business as early as Wednesday now that a federal judge has cleared AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner. If Comcast succeeds in outbidding Disney for Fox, a major cable distributor would...
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Paramount postpones 'Heathers' series, citing Parkland shooting
Paramount via CNN
June 04, 2018 - 10:41 am
Paramount Network has postponed the scheduled premiere of "Heathers," a TV series based on the hit 1988 movie, citing sensitivity to the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. The move was first reported by The Hollywood Reporter . The-CNN-Wire™ & © 2018 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner...
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Winona Ryder
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June 03, 2018 - 8:40 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After delaying its airing in the aftermath of February's Florida high school shooting, Paramount Network is permanently scrapping "Heathers." Representatives from parent company Viacom confirmed Saturday that the TV reboot of the 1988 movie black comedy about high-school murder...
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Blockbuster founder Wayne Huizenga has died. He was the only entrepreneur to create three different Fortune 500 companies during his career - Blockbuster video, Waste Management and AutoNation.
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March 23, 2018 - 5:31 pm
By Chris Isidore (CNN Money) -- Blockbuster founder Wayne Huizenga has died. He was the only entrepreneur to create three different Fortune 500 companies during his career -- Blockbuster video, Waste Management and AutoNation. At one time, Huizenga, 80, had owned three sports teams where he lived...
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