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Nick Cannon Suing Viacom, Seeking $1.5B For the Value of ‘Wild N’ Out’

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According to a recent report from TheShadeRoom, actor/entertainer Nick Cannon has filed a $1.5 billion lawsuit against ViacomCBS, which is the estimated value of the famed Wild N’ Out program. Viacom announced that they would be taking ownership of the show after Cannon was fired after controversial comments were made in an interview with former […]

Nick Cannon Apologizes for Anti-Semitic Comments

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Following an overwhelming wave of criticism for comments made on his podcast, Wild N Out host Nick Cannon has issued an apology via Instagram to the Jewish community, which he admittedly says enforces negative stereotypes. His statement, which has now been deleted from his page, reads, “First and foremost I extend my deepest and most […]

BET Awards Viewership Raises by Over 50%

The 2020 BET Awards viewership put up big numbers. The simulcast on BET and CBS led to a 54% viewership increase, TV Line reports. The show brought in just under 2 million viewers on CBS, making a total of 3.7 million viewers across all of ViacomCBS networks. The show was the largest audience since 2017. […]

SOURCE SPORTS: Bellator MMA Considers Studio Lot to Resume Fights

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Bellator MMA CEO Scott Coker recently shared his plans to continue sports during the COVID-19 pandemic. Coker is hopeful his organization can resume events in July. However, he’s being cautious amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. “It started with the March 13 event getting postponed,” Coker told MMA Junkie. “We were all in New York, and […]

Diddy and MTV in Talks About Bringing Back ‘Making The Band’

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MTV wants to bring the band back. On Monday, Diddy took to social media to tease the possible return of Making the Band a decade after it went off the air. We seriously need @diddy to bring back Making the Band!! ?? #IWantMyMTB pic.twitter.com/YIAnSg7GAP — MTV (@MTV) July 8, 2019 Diddy was responsible for overseeing the popular talent search show […]

Nas/Queensbridge Venture Partners’ PlutoTV Bought by Viacom for $340M

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Almost five years ago, Nas and his successful investment company dumped millions into an internet-based television streaming service and now that investment has paid off. Nas’ Queensbridge Venture Partners put up the money to launch PlutoTV, a paid streaming service which streams more than 100 channels and thousands of hours of on-demand content including television […]

50 Cent And Bellator Announce Apparel Partnership & Champagne Sponsorship

Bellator MMA, a global combat sports leader owned by Viacom, has joined forces with entertainment superstar and business mogul Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson on an extensive partnership and licensing deal featuring a new apparel line based on his popular “Get The Strap” trademark and integrating his elite champagne brand, Le Chemin du Roi in future […]

Pebbles Reid and Viacom Settle Over TLC Biopic Defamation Suit

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Fans raved about TLC’s biopic CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story when it broadcasted on VH1 in 2013. The motion picture proceeded to be the network’s most astounding appraised film of that year. In this way, it appeared as though everybody was happy except for Perri “Pebbles” Reid. Following the film’s airing, Reid filed a $40 million […]

Viacom G-Checks Rapper The Game and Makes Him Run That Bag

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The Game might be a gangsta in the streets, but in the boardroom… not so much. Recently, the mega media company that is the parent entity for BET, VH1 and MTV just g-checked rapper The Game for $35.7K in legal fees for a lawsuit that stemmed from an alleged assault on his reality show, She’s […]

The Game Loses Lawsuit, Will Have To Pay $7M For Sexual Assault

This week, an LA judge threw out the $20 million lawsuit against Viacom filed by Compton emcee The Game while simultaneously losing a lawsuit filed against him by Priscilla Rainey in 2015. The woman claims she was assaulted by The Documentary rapper on the set of reality show She’s Got Game in an LA bar, […]

BET Has A Shift In Leadership- Debra Lee Passes Torch To Scott Mills

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What a way to end the year… Last year, Viacom appointed Robert Bakish as its President and CEO. Since taking the office, Viacom and all of the networks under its umbrella have experienced significant shakes up. The biggest shift that affects the Hip-Hop community is this recent change in leadership at BET. Longtime BET president […]

Viacom and Spectrum Dispute Caused By Parent Company Charter Communications

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Words by Ime Ekpo Past week, social media users, at most Instagram users, have been hit with advertisements from television networks pleading viewers who are Spectrum customers to contact Spectrum and insisted keeping their beloved Viacom channels in the likes of MTV, VH1, BET, Nickelodeon, Spike, Comedy Central and over 20 more channels. This means […]

Kelly Rowland and Brandy Norwood to Star in New Shows on BET

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It was confirmed via Bet.com that R&B singers Kelly Rowland and Brandy Norwood have both landed new shows on the network.  Kelly‘s show will be a talent competition show, and will be searching for the next “hot singing sensation.” Brandy who is currently co-starring on the hit show “The Game,” will be starring in her very […]