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Viacom's 3Q revenues up 10 % to $ 6 billion

MUMBAI: Media conglomerate Viacom, which owns MTV, Nickelodeon and Paramount among other properties, has reported results for the third quarter ended 30 September, 2005. Revenues increased by 10 per cent to $5.9 billion from $5.4 billion for the same quarter last year, led by growth of 15 per cent...

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Viacom's first quarter revenues up by 5 per cent

MUMBAI: Media conglomerate Viacom has reported a hike in revenues for the first quarter ended 31 March 2005. Revenues increased by five per cent to $5.6 billion from $5.3 billion for the same quarter last year. This was led by growth in nearly every business segment and by 19 per cent gains in...

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Pop icon Britney Spears to make reality show

MUMBAI: International pop icon Britney Spears and husband Kevin Federline will enter the reality television arena. The untitled show will premiere on US cable network UPN on 17 May. Britney and Kevin will share their courtship, engagement and wedding through exclusive, ever-before-seen private home...

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US television portraying religion in a negative light: Study

MUMBAI: Television entertainment programmes in the US mention God more often than they did in the mid-1990s but tend to depict organised religion negatively This information is contained in a study conducted by the Parents Television Council (PTC) and the National Religious Broadcasters. PTC claims...

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Sitcoms, crime shows waning in the US

MUMBAI: With Friends and Frasier coming to a close earlier this year the share of sitcoms in primetime programming in the US has gone down. However the amount of content devoted to teen shows is on the up. A study was conducted by the Chicano Studies Research Center at the University of California...

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