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  • Jan 29- Viacom Inc, owner of movie studio Paramount Pictures Corp and cable network Nickelodeon, reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as weak U.S. advertising spending more than offset the box-office success of "Interstellar". Barclays analyst Kannan Venkateshwar had forecast a 0.2 percent drop in advertising across cable networks in the...

  • Viacom meets 1Q profit forecasts Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 7:10 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Viacom Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $500 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of $1.29 per share. Viacom shares have decreased 12 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has dropped almost 3 percent.

  • Jan 28- Viacom Inc, owner of cable networks MTV and Comedy Central and movie studio Paramount Pictures Corp, reported a 4.4 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by the box-office success of movies such as "Interstellar". Net earnings from continuing operations attributable to Viacom fell to $500 million, or $1.20 per share, for the first quarter ended Dec. 31,...

  • Final Glance: Media companies Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 6:07 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. fell $1.77 or 3.1 percent, to $54.59. Walt Disney Co. fell $1.30 or 1.4 percent, to $92.67. Gannett fell$. 69 or 2.1 percent, to $31.61.

  • Midday Glance: Media companies Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 1:21 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. fell$. 83 or 1.5 percent, to $55.53. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 13 or. 1 percent, to $94.10. Gannett fell$. 11 or. 3 percent, to $32.19.

  • Early Glance: Media companies Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 10:41 AM ET

    Comcast Corp. fell$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $56.28. Gannett rose$. 13 or. 4 percent, to $32.43. 21st Century Fox Inc. class B rose$. 13 or. 4 percent, to $33.11.

  • Final Glance: Media companies Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 6:08 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. fell$. 34 or. 6 percent, to $56.36. Walt Disney Co. fell $1.00 or 1.1 percent, to $93.97. Gannett fell$. 05 or. 2 percent, to $32.30.

  • Midday Glance: Media companies Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. fell$. 31 or. 5 percent, to $56.38. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 81 or. 9 percent, to $94.16. Gannett rose$. 12 or. 4 percent, to $32.47.

  • Early Glance: Media companies Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 10:25 AM ET

    Comcast Corp. fell$. 49 or. 9 percent, to $56.20. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 90 or. 9 percent, to $94.07. Gannett fell$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $32.28.

  • Final Glance: Media companies Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 6:04 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. rose$. 38 or. 7 percent, to $56.69. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 25 or. 3 percent, to $94.97. Gannett rose$. 58 or 1.8 percent, to $32.35.

  • The Navy SEAL marksman drama starring Bradley Cooper stayed in first place in its second weekend in wide release, earning $64.6 million. 1. "American Sniper," Warner Bros., $64,628,304, 3,705 locations, $17,444 average, $200,400,417, 5 weeks. 2. "The Boy Next Door," Universal, $14,910,105, 2,602 locations, $5,730 average, $14,910,105, 1 week.

  • Midday Glance: Media companies Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 1:53 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. rose$. 49 or. 9 percent, to $56.80. Gannett rose$. 55 or 1.7 percent, to $32.32. Time Warner Inc. rose$. 55 or. 7 percent, to $80.52.

  • Early Glance: Media companies Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 12:16 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. fell$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $56.22. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 62 or. 7 percent, to $94.10. Gannett rose$. 01 or percent, to $31.78.

  • 'American Sniper' holds top spot at weekend box office Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 12:48 PM ET

    The total haul for the Warner Bros. film now stands at $200.1 million. "American Sniper" also earned an additional $17.6 million in 16 international territories, including Australia, Sweden, Norway and Denmark. "We've never quite seen anything like this at this time of year," said Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst at box-office tracker Rentrak.

  • NEW YORK— Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman's pay climbed 19 percent to $44.3 million last year while the TV-and-film company's stock slumped and its earnings remained flat. Those stock incentives ultimately could be worth more or less, depending on how Viacom Inc.' s stock fares in the next few years. Viacom owns MTV, Nickelodean and several other cable-TV channels, in...

  • Final Glance: Media companies Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 6:04 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. fell$. 26 or. 5 percent, to $56.31. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 43 or. 5 percent, to $94.72. Gannett fell$. 29 or. 9 percent, to $31.77.

  • Midday Glance: Media companies Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 1:31 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $56.51. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $95.22. Gannett fell$. 24 or. 7 percent, to $31.82.

  • Early Glance: Media companies Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 11:24 AM ET

    Comcast Corp. fell$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $56.49. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 24 or. 3 percent, to $94.91. Gannett fell$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $31.99.

  • Online storage provider Box soars in Wall Street debut Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 10:26 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Box's shares soared more than 70 percent in their stock market debut Friday despite the online storage provider's decade-long history of losses, a showing that may encourage more unprofitable technology startups to go public this year. The start on the New York Stock Exchange came after Box Inc. sold 12.5 million shares for $14 apiece in a...

  • Final Glance: Media companies Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 6:05 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. rose$. 80 or 1.4 percent, to $56.57. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 98 or 1.0 percent, to $95.15. Gannett rose$. 70 or 2.2 percent, to $32.06.