Affiliate fees pace mild revenue gain at Viacom

|About: Viacom Inc. (VIA)|By:, SA News Editor

Viacom (VIA, VIAB) reports a 6% gain in revenue during FQ2 for its Media Networks segment to $2.375B, led by higher affiliate fees.

The Filmed Entertainment segment saw a 12% drop to $831M during the quarter. The company's slate of international movie releases was light.

Viacom says it returned $2B to investors through buybacks and dividends in the first half of FY14.