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Another SpongeBob Squarepants Movie Is Being Released In 2014!

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Yay!!! The movie market is flooded with a lot of 2 fast, 2 furious, and 2 many sequels these days, but this is one that is well deserved!

Paramount has announced that they will release another SpongeBob Squarepants movie in 2014! Philippe Dauman, the president and CEO of the studio's parent company Viacom, told sources:

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Viacom Owes Rock Band Creators A Lot Of Dough

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Viacom is regretting purchasing Rock Band creator Harmonix.

Arbitrators ruled that Viacom owes Harmonix shareholders $383 million. Viacom purchased the company so MTV and VH1 could hop on the Guitar Hero bandwagon.

Viacom initially payed $150 million bonuses to shareholders after purchasing Harmonix.

But due to high production costs, Viacom couldn't profit from 10 million Rock Band units being sold, so they wanted take-backsies.

Harmonix originally sued Viacom for $700 million. Viacom has countersued for arbitrators to look over facts left out of the initial hearing.

Who knew video games could be this imporant?

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Facebook Encouraging Us To Purple-fy Profile Pictures For Spirit Day!

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Facebook Spirit Day LGBT Support Awareness

It's Spirit Day everyone!

Thanks to Brittany McMillan, October 20 is a dedicated day of LGBT support and youth suicide awareness.

Even corporations are engaging in the awareness this year! From LAX lighting up purple to Viacom, Pepsi, American Airlines, and Delta employees wearing purple, it really seems to be catching on!

One major company, one we're all familiar with, is making it real easy to show your support online by purple-fying your profile picture!

Yep, Facebook teamed up with

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The 2012 Presidential Election Just Got Funnier! Stephen Colbert To Air Political Ads!!!

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We can't wait for these!

Stephen Colbert has JUST received approval from the Federal Election Commission (FEC) for a "Colbert Super PAC," which will give him permission to "produce and air political advertisements." AWE-SOME.

It gets even better though! Stephen has also gotten permission to use Comedy Central parent company Viacom's production resources/airtime/staff without his ads being seen as an "in-kind" contribution from the company.

Basically what this means is

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Media Moguls' Salaries Going Up Once Again…

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Curious to hear which media moguls made mad money in the past couple of years?

Here are some recent yearly total compensation stats from the highest paid moguls in the entertainment industry:

-Disney's Bob Iger earned $28 million total in 2010

-Viacom's Philippe Dauman earned $84.5 million total in 2010

-CBS' Les Moonves earned $43.2 million in 2009

-News Corp's Rupert Murdoch earned $22.7 million in 2010

Certainly, there are some moguls who have taken paycuts for the sake of their companies, but the big guys here seem to be doing quite well for themselves…especially Philippe!

$84.5 million?!?!?!? It's good to be the President/CEO of Viacom!

What do U think of these salaries? Do U think these media moguls are getting paid what they deserve?

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