Viacom, Inc.


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Q4 2019 Viacom Inc Earnings Release

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Viacom And CBS Announce Content And Digital Leadership

Viacom And CBS Announce ViacomCBS Leadership For Lines Of Revenue

Viacom and CBS Announce Update on Merger Approval


About Viacom, Inc.

Viacom Inc. offers global media brands that create television programs, motion pictures, short-form content, applications, games, consumer products, social media experiences and other entertainment content. As of September 30, 2016, the Company offered its services for audiences in more than 180 countries. The Company operates through two segments: Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment. The Media Networks segment creates, acquires and distributes programming and other content for audiences The Media Networks segment provides entertainment content and related branded products for advertisers, content distributors and retailers. The Filmed Entertainment segment produces, finances, acquires and distributes motion pictures, television programming and other entertainment content under the Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Paramount Animation, Insurge Pictures, Nickelodeon Movies, MTV Films and Paramount Television brands.


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1515 Broadway


Executive Leadership

Thomas J. May

Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Robert M. Bakish

President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Shari E. Redstone

Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Wade C. Davis

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Scott M. Mills

President - BET Networks

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Breakingviews - ‘South Park’ makes an anti-diplomat out of Viacom

Brands often become de facto ambassadors for their home country. Sometimes they become the opposite. Animated series “South Park” seems to have earned itself a ban in China after creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone poked fun at their industry’s willingness to self-censor...

Viacom buys exclusive cable rights to "Seinfeld" from Sony

Viacom Inc <VIAB.O> said on Saturday it has bought the exclusive cable rights to classic television sitcom "Seinfeld" from Sony Pictures Television, days after Netflix Inc <NFLX.O> landed the global streaming rights for the show.

CBS, Viacom reunite with plans for bigger role in streaming TV wars

CBS Corp <CBS.N> and Viacom Inc <VIAB.O> have reached a deal to reunite media mogul Sumner Redstone's U.S. entertainment empire, betting that a larger company will be able to compete and partner better in a media industry dominated by giants.

CBS, Viacom seal merger deal - source

CBS Corp and Viacom Inc have finalized their merger agreement, a source told Reuters on Tuesday, reunifying the U.S. entertainment companies after 13 years apart.

CBS shareholders to get slight premium from Viacom deal: sources

CBS Corp <CBS.N> and Viacom Inc <VIAB.O> are in the final stages of negotiating an all-stock merger that values Viacom at a discount to its closing price on Friday, two sources told Reuters.

CBS, Viacom in final stages of all-stock merger -sources

CBS Corp and Viacom Inc are in the final stages of negotiation of an all-stock merger, two sources told Reuters.

Viacom stages U.S. ad rebound as CBS talks continue

Viacom Inc <VIAB.O>, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon cable networks, beat estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Thursday, as it posted rare growth in domestic advertising revenue after five years of declines.

CBS, Viacom reach working agreement on leadership team: sources

Viacom Inc <VIAB.O> and CBS Corp <CBS.N> have worked out a management structure in which Viacom Chief Executive Officer Robert Bakish would lead the combined company if the two entities reach a deal to merge, sources familiar with the matter said.

CBS, Viacom reach working agreement on combined company's leadership team - WSJ

CBS Corp and sister company Viacom Inc have reached a working agreement on the combined company's leadership team, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources familiar with the matter.

CBS board plans merger talks with Viacom: CNBC

Shares of Viacom Inc rose on Thursday on a report that CBS Corp's board is preparing for merger talks with the media company.

CBS board plans merger talks with Viacom- CNBC

CBS Corp's board is preparing for merger talks with Viacom Inc, CNBC reported on Thursday, citing sources.

Viacom profit beats on cost cuts, success of 'Bumblebee'

Media company Viacom Inc beat quarterly profit estimates on Friday, as costs fell and its Paramount Pictures division gained from the success of its movies "Bumblebee" and "What Men Want".

CBS suspends CEO search, fuelling Viacom merger expectations

CBS Corp on Tuesday said it had suspended its search for a new chief executive and extended the role of its interim CEO Joseph Ianniello until the end of the year, renewing speculation the U.S. media company will seek to merge with peer Viacom Inc.

Viacom, AT&T negotiations weigh on possible CBS tie-up: sources

Viacom Inc's bitter contract renewal talks with AT&T Inc's DirecTV that could see the blackout of MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central by midnight Friday are weighing on a possible tie-up of CBS and Viacom, sources familiar with the discussions said.

Viacom, AT&T negotiations weigh on possible CBS tie-up - sources

Viacom Inc's bitter contract renewal talks with AT&T Inc's DirecTV that could see the blackout of MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central by midnight Friday are weighing on a possible tie-up of CBS and Viacom, sources familiar with the discussions said.

Viacom will buy Pluto TV streaming service for $340 million

Viacom Inc <VIAB.O> said on Tuesday it will buy Pluto TV, a free video streaming TV service, for $340 million in cash to expand its advanced advertising business.

Viacom signs multi-picture film deal with Netflix

Viacom Inc's Paramount Pictures Chief Executive Officer Jim Gianopulos said on Friday it has signed a multi-picture film deal with Netflix Inc.

Viacom shares could rise even without a CBS merger - Barron's

Shares of Viacom Inc <VIAB.O> could rise "at least" 20 percent over the coming year as the company's strategy to revitalize itself for the digital age takes root, according to Barron's.

Viacom shares gain as 'Mission Impossible' powers Paramount

Viacom Inc's <VIAB.O> quarterly profit beat analysts' estimates and the media company forecast a strong current quarter, boosted by the success of its movie "Mission: Impossible - Fallout".

Viacom reports 3.7 pct drop in quarterly revenue

Media company Viacom Inc reported a 3.7 percent fall in quarterly revenue on Thursday due to a drop in domestic advertising sales and fees it collects from cable TV operators.

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