Viacom is a multinational media conglomerate with interests primarily in cinema and cable television. The Company operates through two reporting segments: Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment. Media Networks segment provides entertainment content and related branded products for consumers in targeted demographics attractive to advertisers, content distributors and retailers. Filmed Entertainment segment produces, finances, acquires and distributes motion pictures, television programming and other entertainment content under the Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Nickelodeon Movies, MTV Films and Paramount Television brands. Viacom creates, acquires and distributes programming and other content for its audiences across multiple platforms, which allows the audiences to engage and interact with the content in a variety of ways: through cable and satellite distribution; through over-the-top services, such as subscription video-on-demand; on connected televisions, PCs, tablets, smartphones and other connected devices; using apps, browsers and other interfaces; and through a variety of social media platforms.

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HQNew York, US
Size (employees)10,750 (est)+16%
Viacom was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in New York, US
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Key People/Management at Viacom

Robert Bakish

Robert Bakish

President and CEO, Viacom Inc
Kent Alterman

Kent Alterman

President, Comedy Central
James Bombassei

James Bombassei

Senior Vice President, Investor Relations and Treasurer
Christa A. DAlimonte

Christa A. DAlimonte

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Wade Davis

Wade Davis

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Kelly Day

Kelly Day

President, Viacom Digital Studios
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Viacom Office Locations

Viacom has offices in Washington, Secacus, San Francisco, Orlando and in 18 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
1515 Broadway
Burbank, US
231 Olive Ave
Franklin, US
800 Crescent Centre Drive
Hauppauge, US
35 Adams Ave
Miami, US
50 NW 14th St
Secacus, US
425 Meadowlands Pkwy #5
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Viacom Financials and Metrics

Viacom Revenue

Viacom's revenue was reported to be $13.26 b in FY, 2017

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Viacom's current market capitalization is $11 b.
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Viacom Operating Metrics

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Viacom Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
VidconFebruary 08, 2018
WhoSay January 08, 2018
365Gay LLC
37th Floor Productions Inc.
38th Floor Productions Inc.
5555 Communications Inc.
Aardvark Productions
Acquisition Group West LLC
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Viacom Revenue Breakdown

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Viacom revenue breakdown by business segment: 21.1% from Filmed Entertainment and 78.9% from Media Networks

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Viacom Online and Social Media Presence

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Viacom News and Updates

iQIYI Signs International Distribution Agreement with Viacom International Media Networks for Second Season of Children's Animation Series Deer Run

CANNES, France, Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- iQIYI Inc. (NASDAQ : IQ ) ("iQIYI" or the "Company"), an innovative market-leading online entertainment service in China, today announced it has signed an agreement with Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a division of Viacom Inc....

Viacom sues Netflix for poaching exec: report

Viacom has filed suit against Netflix Inc. , accusing the streaming company of poaching a TV production executive, according to a report in Variety. Netflix announced last week it had hired Viacom veteran Momita SenGupta as vice president of physical production for its original series, but Viacom …

Viacom Hits Six-Month High on Speculation CBS Deal Isn’t Dead

Viacom Hits Six-Month High on Speculation CBS Deal Isn’t Dead

Viacom stock gains after B. Riley upgrades to buy, says CBS merger looks likely in next two years

B. Riley analyst Barton Crockett upgraded shares of Viacom Inc. to buy from neutral on Wednesday, writing that a merger with CBS Inc. seems likely within the next two years. Crockett hiked his Viacom price target to $39 from $34 and increased his CBS target to $63 from $61. Though National Amuseme…

TV Advertising 2018 Global Market Key Players - CBS, Comcast, News, Viacom, Fisher Communication, Gray Television, LiveRail, Sinclair Broadcast Group.....

TV Advertising – Global Market Growth, Opportunities, Analysis of Top Key Players and Forecast to 2025 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Viacom CEO to investors: Focus on our turnaround, not post-Moonves CBS deal speculation

Viacom's Bob Bakish says "scale is valuable," but he repeatedly pivots on questions about a potential CBS merger.
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Viacom Blogs

Cardi B Wins Big at the BET “Hip Hop Awards” 2018 with 4 Wins Followed by The Carters with 3 Wins

Dateline City: NEW YORK Lil Wayne is Honored as the “I Am Hip Hop” Award Recipient ------- Vic Mensa, Taylor Bennett, G Herbo, Nick Young, Shawn Smith, Sheraya …

***Media Alert*** Exclusive Press Preview - The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Presents: The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Comedy Central: WHAT: Language: English Contact: Comedy CentralRenata Luczak…

MTV Studios and Facebook Watch Join Forces to Reimagine MTV’s The Real World Around the World with Three All New Seasons

Dateline City: CANNES, France Groundbreaking Series from Creator Bunim/Murray Productions Coming Exclusively to Facebook Watch Pre-Production Underway for Local Version…

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Presents: The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library Heads to Miami

Dateline City: NEW YORK The Presidential Twitter Library will be Located at the Emanuel Luxury Venue at 1723 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139 Admission is Free and…

Nickelodeon and Kevin Hart Enter into Exclusive First-Look Deal to Develop and Produce Content for Kids

Dateline City: BURBANK, Calif. BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nickelodeon has entered into an exclusive first-look deal with comedian, actor and television personality Kevin Hart (Night School, Jumanji, The Secret …

BET Brings Heat This Fall with Three Fiery October Premieres

Dateline City: NEW YORK NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The biggest night in hip hop kicks off on Tuesday, October 16 th at 8PM ET/PT when comedian Deray Davis hosts the BET HIP HOP AWARDS 2018. Language: …
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Viacom Company Life and Culture

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