Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA) & Nickelodeon's "Dora" from "Dora and Friends: Into the City!" to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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| Source: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

ADVISORY, July 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Viacom Inc. (Nasdaq:VIA) & Nickelodeon's iconic Dora character from the brand-new animated educational preschool series "Dora and Friends: Into the City!" will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, 13-year old Fátima Ptacek, the voice of Dora in "Dora and Friends" and "Dora the Explorer" will ring the Closing Bell.

"Dora and Friends: Into the City!" features the beloved Latina heroine in all-new adventures, with new friends and a new interactive curriculum. The series debuts Aug. 18 on Nickelodeon.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET       

Nickelodeon Contacts:
Maggie Wang
(212) 846-6381
Maggie.Wang@nick.com

Heather Brown
(212) 846-6240
Heather.Brown@nick.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com

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Webcast:

A webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos:

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About Nickelodeon:

Nickelodeon, now in its 35th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon's U.S. television network is seen in almost 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 19 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (Nasdaq:VIA) (Nasdaq:VIA.B).

About Viacom:

Viacom is home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, apps, games, consumer products, social media and other entertainment content for audiences in more than 160 countries and territories. Viacom's media networks, including MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, BET, CENTRIC, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick at Nite, Comedy Central, TV Land, SPIKE, Tr3s, Paramount Channel and VIVA, reach approximately 700 million television subscribers worldwide. Paramount Pictures, America's oldest film studio, is a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment.

For more information about Viacom and its businesses, visit www.viacom.com. Keep up with Viacom news by following Viacom's blog at blog.viacom.com and Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/viacom.

About NASDAQ OMX Group

NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,400 listed companies with a market value of over $8.5 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.

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