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Twentieth Century Fox Film Announces Strategic Investment in Comic Book and Graphic Novel Publisher BOOM! Studios

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Twentieth Century Fox Film (TCFF) announced a strategic investment in award-winning comic book and graphic novel publisher BOOM! Studios. The investment gives TCFF a significant minority stake in the largest independently-controlled comic book and graphic novel library. Differing from other major publishers in the space, BOOM! partners with creators to share ownership …

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Viacom Reports Second Quarter Results

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Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB, VIA) reported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2017 ended March 31, 2017. Bob Bakish, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “In the second quarter, Viacom delivered continued top-line improvement, with growth in affiliate revenues, international media networks and across every business segment of Paramount …

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Viacom Names Jim Gianopulos Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Paramount Pictures

Jim Gianopulos

Viacom announced the appointment of Jim Gianopulos as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Paramount Pictures, effective April 3, 2017. Gianopulos will report directly to Bob Bakish, President and Chief Executive Officer of Viacom. In his role as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Paramount, Gianopulos will oversee the studio’s …

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Viacom Reports First Quarter Results and Provides Strategic Update

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Viacom reported financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2017 ended December 31, 2016 and provided an update on strategic priorities. Bob Bakish, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “Today we share a strategy that will enable Viacom to realize the full potential of its premier global portfolio of …

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21st Century Fox Reports Second Quarter Income

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Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (“21st Century Fox” or the “Company” — NASDAQ: FOXA, FOX) reported financial results for the three months ended December 31, 2016. The Company reported quarterly income from continuing operations attributable to stockholders of $857 million ($0.46 per share), as compared to $674 million ($0.34 per share) …

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The Walt Disney Company Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings for Fiscal 2016

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) today reported earnings for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended October 1, 2016. Diluted earnings per share (EPS) for the fourth quarter increased 16% to $1.10 from $0.95 in the prior-year quarter. Excluding certain items affecting comparability(1), EPS for the quarter decreased 8% to …

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21st Century Fox Earnings Release for the Quarter Ended September 30, 2016

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Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (“21st Century Fox” or the “Company” — NASDAQ: FOXA, FOX) today reported financial results for the three months ended September 30, 2016. The Company reported quarterly income from continuing operations attributable to stockholders of $827 million ($0.44 per share), as compared to $678 million ($0.34 per …

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Electronic Arts Reports Q2 FY17 Financial Results

Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) announced preliminary financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2016. “Q2 was an excellent quarter for Electronic Arts, led by breakthrough new EA SPORTS titles engaging players across console and mobile,” said Chief Executive Officer Andrew Wilson. “We are in an outstanding position …

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