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Viacom Celebrates Its Annual Global Day of Giving Back: What’s Planned for Viacommunity Day 2018

Today, thousands of employees across Viacom and its brands pause from their work week and join together to make a difference in our communities around the world. Viacommunity Day 2018, now in its 22nd year, puts the full weight of the company behind social causes through volunteerism led in partnership with non-profit and civic advocates. […]

MTV and NYC Celebrate the VMA’s Return to Radio City Music Hall

It’s official: The Moon Person has landed on East Coast soil. On April 17, New York City officials and MTV celebrated the return of the MTV VMAs to New York’s Radio City Music Hall—home of the inaugural VMA ceremony in 1984. A symbolic “moon landing” was held on Manhattan’s Avenue of the America’s under the venue’s […]

Viacom’s Creative Renaissance Ignites With “Jersey Shore Family Vacation” and “A Quiet Place”

In the last week, Paramount Pictures’ A Quiet Place won the domestic box office and MTV’s Jersey Shore Family Vacation rolled to the strongest unscripted cable debut in six years. The efforts provide commercial evidence of Viacom’s ongoing transformation – fueled by wide-ranging creative investments in talent, programming, and marketing. The chart-topping numbers are especially […]

Voting Is Open for Viacom’s Webby Nominations

Viacom scored 13 nominees for this year’s Webby Awards, appearing across diverse categories – a blend of comedy, kids’ stuff, award shows activations, marketing campaigns, lifestyle programming and more – underscoring the company’s reach across broad demographics. Each of these 13 standouts is eligible for both The Webby Award – chosen by the 2,000-member International […]

Viacom Scores 14 Daytime Emmy Nominations Across Three Brands

​Viacom has locked in 14 Daytime Emmy Awards nominations across three brands, underscoring the company’s appeal across dayparts and demographics. Top kids’ brand Nickelodeon scored a dozen nominations, including one for Outstanding Children’s Animated Series (SpongeBob SquarePants), and three for Outstanding Daytime Promotional Announcement Brand Image Campaign. Logo TV and MTV each earned one nomination. Check […]

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Salt Lake Tribune's Kurt Kragthorpe grew up when coaches didn't hate the media

By Berry Tramel Columnist btramel@oklahoman.comSalt Lake Tribune sports columnist Kurt Kragthorpe is the brother of former University of Tulsa and Louisville football Steve Kragthorpe.

Durant: Instagram like is ‘no story’

By Even in the heat of the playoffs, Kevin Durant made waves on social media Monday.The Warriors star — who famously left the Thunder for Golden State in free agency after the 2015-16 season — liked an Instagram post on Monday that referred to Westbrook as “the problem” with Durant’s Oklahoma City teams.Durant told ESPN that he accidentally liked the comment and told ESPN there was “no story here.”It’s not the first time Durant has stirred up social media controversy since leaving the Thunder.Last September, he responded to a comment on Twitter criticizing his decision to leave for the Warriors and said, referring to himself in the third person, “he didn’t like the organization or playing for Billy Donovan.

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Lauren Hashian welcome daughter

Men's HealthDwayne “The Rock” Johnson announced Monday that his partner, Lauren Hashian, gave birth to a baby girl, Tiana Gia.Johnson has two older daughters: Simone, 16, from his previous marriage to Dany Garcia, and Jasmine, 2, with Hashian.

Female veterans fight for a new mission: Fixing Congress

USA TodayWASHINGTON – Amy McGrath’s latest campaign ad features a retired Marine Corps captain describing how the congressional candidate from Kentucky dropped a bomb on an enemy compound and “turned the tide for us” in the battle for the Iraqi city of Nasiriyah in 2003.Mikie Sherrill, a House candidate from New Jersey, talks in her first campaign video about flying missions in Europe and the Middle East as a Sea King helicopter pilot in the Navy.New Hampshire candidate Lynne Blankenbeker — a nurse, lawyer and Navy Reserve captain —  touted her military service at her campaign launch in January, asking supporters if a million people in the military can put their differences aside and take care of this country, "why can't 435 people in Congress do that?

Student charged with making terrorism threat via Snapchat

KUTVKEARNS, Utah — A 13-year-old male student has been charged with making terroristic threats against Thomas Jefferson Junior High School in Kearns.Unified Police say they were notified about a picture posted on Snapchat by the student that showed a rifle in his lap and a warning to "not come to school on Monday.

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