June 3, 2004 |
Viacom Inc.'s tightfisted entertainment chief, Jonathan Dolgen, who revolutionized how movies are financed, resigned Wednesday after acknowledging that a shift in leadership at the company had left no room for him at the top. Dolgen's exit followed by a day the resignation of his boss, Viacom President Mel Karmazin, who lost a four-year power struggle with the conglomerate's 81-year-old chief executive, Sumner Redstone.
March 17, 1994 |
Veteran Hollywood executive Jonathan Dolgen has been named to head Paramount Pictures under a deal that will be formally announced today, sources close to the talks said Wednesday. Dolgen will oversee movie and television operations at the studio under its new owner, Viacom Inc. Sources said he might also manage some of Viacom's existing entertainment operations.
September 13, 2007 |
Veoh Networks Inc., a Los Angeles-based Internet television start-up, said it raised $25 million from investors including former Viacom Inc. Chief Executive Tom Freston. Along with Goldman Sachs Group Inc., the new backers include Jonathan Dolgen, former head of Viacom Entertainment Group, closely held Veoh said.
October 10, 2006 |
Longtime Hollywood executive Jonathan Dolgen is joining the Artistdirect Inc. music website as a senior consultant. Dolgen, 61, is the former chairman and chief executive of Viacom Entertainment Group, where he oversaw such operations as Paramount Pictures. Dolgen, who currently runs investment firm Wood River Ventures, plans to work with the company on such issues as online digital piracy protection.
October 9, 1987 |
Hollywood's corridors of power have been abuzz with rumors concerning which executives would be asked to join the new Columbia Pictures Entertainment conglomerate, but one upper-level manager denied that he would be joining the new Coca-Cola show business unit. Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. TV president Jonathan Dolgen denied a report Thursday that he was on the road to Columbia. "I've heard the rumors (about joining Columbia) for weeks. At first, it was flattering. Then it became amusing.
May 26, 1997 |
Jonathan Dolgen wanted Bob Dylan. Jonathan Dolgen got Bob Dylan. Dolgen, chairman of Viacom Entertainment Group, received the Simon Wiesenthal Center's Humanitarian Award on Wednesday at the Beverly Hilton with Bob Dylan as the headline entertainment. "I love Dylan," Dolgen said. "He's one of the great American cultural influences since the war. He's the poet of my generation without question."