By| August 5, 2005
TV Guide magazine weighed negatively on Gemstar-TV Guide’s quarterly results, with the company posting a loss of $5.1mln vs earnings of $42mln a year earlier. The cable- satellite biz saw rev climb 10% to $69.5mln Adjusted EBITDA for the unit was virtually flat at $32.5mln. — Viacom’s 2Q profit was unchanged at $758.3mln, while rev increased 10% to $5.9bln. The cable nets helped with the growth, racking up 14% increases in operating income and revenue.