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Viacom Details Dauman Deal

Viacom detailed the $72 million exit package for its soon-to-be-former CEO Philippe Dauman in a regulatory filing Tuesday, which includes $58 million in severance and a pro-rated $20 million bonus. ...

Liberty Media Prices $444.6M Private Debt Offering

Liberty Media priced and agreed to sell to initial purchasers $444.6 million in 2.25% exchangeable senior debentures due 2046 in a private offering. ...

comScore Delays Financial Filings, Names New Management

comScore’s accounting woes continued to mount Thursday after the company said it would need more time to file its June quarterly financial statements and revamped its management team, naming CEO Serge Matta executive vice chairman while cofounder Gian Fulgoni takes over the CEO spot. In addition, executive vice chairman Bill Livek, who joined comScore after it merged with his measurement...

Kagan: Cable Future Bright

Residential cable revenue is expected to rise 8.6% from $108.4 billion in 2016 to $117.7 billion by 2026, fueled by a slightly improved outlook for the video business and continued growth in broadband, according to an SNL Kagan report. ...

Joyner-Kersee Named Comcast Internet Essentials National Spokeswoman

Comcast has tapped six-time Olympic gold medal winner and philanthropist Jackie Joyner-Kersee as national spokeswoman for its low-cost high-speed data initiative, Internet Essentials. ...



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