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.

Company Growth (employees)
New York, US
Size (employees)
9,300 (est)
Viacom was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in New York, US

Key People at Viacom

Robert Bakish

Robert Bakish

President & CEO
Debra Lee

Debra Lee

Chairman and CEO, BET Networks
Brad Grey

Brad Grey

Chairman and CEO, Paramount Pictures
DeDe Lea

DeDe Lea

EVP, Government Affairs
Cyma Zarghami

Cyma Zarghami

President, Nikelodeon
Jim Bombassei

Jim Bombassei

SVP, Investor Relations
Mike Fricklas

Mike Fricklas

EVP, General Counsel and Secretary
Scott Mills

Scott Mills

EVP and Chief Administrative Officer
Wade Davis

Wade Davis

EVP and Chief Financial Officer

Viacom Office Locations

Viacom has offices in New York, Bangalore, Atlanta, Bentonville and in 18 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
1515 Broadway
Toronto, CA
1 Eglinton Av E
Secacus, US
425 Meadowlands Pkwy #5
Miami, US
50 NW 14th St
London, GB
17-29 Hawley Crescent
Hauppauge, US
35 Adams Ave
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Viacom Data and Metrics

Viacom Financial Metrics

Viacom's revenue was reported to be $12.5 b in FY, 2016 which is a 6% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

12.5 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

1.5 b

EBIT (FY, 2016)

2.5 b

Market capitalization (21-Sep-2017)

11 b

Cash (30-Sep-2016)

379 m


22.6 b
Viacom's current market capitalization is $11 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


13.8 b13.3 b12.5 b

Revenue growth, %


General and administrative expense

2.9 b2.9 b2.9 b

Operating expense total

2.9 b2.9 b2.9 b
USDY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


837 m1 b848 m2.4 b1 b506 m379 m


8.4 m6.1 m12.6 m

Current Assets

5.3 b4.7 b4.5 b


1 b947 m932 m
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

2.5 b2 b1.5 b

Depreciation and Amortization

217 m222 m221 m

Accounts Receivable

(3.8 m)(11.8 m)


(526 k)(6.3 m)
USDY, 2016


8.9 x


16.5 x


18.8 x


1.3 m


2.8 x


0.5 x

Financial Leverage

5.2 x
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Viacom Operating Metrics

FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017



Television Households

700 m510 m510 m510 m510 m530 m510 m510 m




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Viacom Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
365Gay LLC
5555 Communications Inc.
BET Pictures II
After School Productions Inc.
Artcraft Productions Inc.
BET Interactive
BET Music Soundz
BET Productions IV
Big Shows Inc.
Bling Productions Inc.
Blue Sea Productions
Air Realty LLC
Awesomeness Inc.
BET Acquisition Corp.
BET Comic View II
BET Pictures II Distribution
BET Productions V
BET Satellite Services
Benjamin Button Productions LLC
BET Arabesque
BET Documentaries
BET Innovations Publishing
Bikini Bottom Holdings Inc.
Blackout Productions Inc.
38th Floor Productions Inc. LLC
All About Productions LLC
August Street Films Limited
Beijing Yalian Online Network Technology Co. Ltd.
Belhaven Limited
BET Consumer Services
BET Development Company
Blue/White Productions
Aardvark Productions
Acquisition Group West LLC
Atom Digital Inc.
Bellator Sport Worldwide LLC
BET Holdings LLC
BET Live from LA
BET Oh Drama!
BET Productions II
Beta Theatres Inc.
Black Entertainment Television LLC
BN Productions Inc.
37th Floor Productions Inc.
Air Realty Corporation
Atom Entertainment
Babunga Inc.
BET Event Productions
BET Services
Adoy LLC
Animated Productions Inc.
BET Creations
BET International
BET Pictures II Development & Production
BET Productions
BETN Theatre Ventures
Bikini Bottom Productions Limited Liability Company
Box Italy LLC
Box Worldwide LLC
Breakdown Productions Inc.
Bronson Avenue LLC
Bronson Gate Film Management GmbH
Caper Productions LLC
Capital Equipment Leasing Limited
CC Direct Inc.
Central Productions LLC
Channel 5 Broadcasting Limited
Channel 5 Interactive Limited
Cinematic Arts B.V.
Cloverleaf Productions Inc.
CMT Productions Inc.
Columbus Circle Films LLC
Comedy Partners
Commerce Street Productions Inc.
Country Music Television
Country Network Enterprises
Country Services Inc.
Cradle of Life Productions LLC
Creative Mix Inc.
CVV (Japan) B.V.
Danielle Productions LLC
Daza Productions Inc.
Direct Court Productions
DM Holding Inc.
DMS Holdco Inc.
DT Investor Inc.
DW (Netherlands) B.V.
DW Distribution L.L.C.
DW Dramatic Television L.L.C.
DW Films L.L.C.
DW Finance L.L.C.
DW Funding
DW Holdco LLC
DW International Distribution L.L.C.
DW International Productions L.L.C.
DW Internet L.L.C.
DW Music Publishing L.L.C.
DW Music Publishing Nashville L.L.C.
DW One Corp.
DW Project Development L.L.C.
DW Studios L.L.C.
DW Studios Productions L.L.C.
DW Television Animation L.L.C.
DW Television L.L.C.
DW TV Finance I L.L.C.
DW Two Corp.
DWTT Productions Limited
Eighth Century Corporation
Elevate Productions Inc.
Emily Productions LLC
Express Lane Productions Inc.
Failure To Launch Productions LLC
Famous Orange Productions Inc.
Famous Players International B.V.
Festival Inc.
Films Paramount S.A.S.
Futa B.V.
Future General Corporation
Game One SAS
Gower Avenue Films Limited
Hard Caliche LLC
Imagine Radio
Little Boston Company Inc.
Meadowland Parkway Associates
MoonMan Productions Inc.
MTV Networks Sarl
Music by Nickelodeon Inc.
Games Animation Inc.
Global Film Distributors B.V.
Joseph Productions Inc.
Lisarb Holding B.V.
Long Branch Productions LLC
Magical Motion Pictures Inc.
Mattalex Two LLC
MTV Animation Inc.
MTV Asia Ventures (India) Pte. Limited
MTV Networks Africa (Pty) Limited
MTV Networks Colombia S.A.S.
MTV NZ Limited
MTV Russia Holdings Inc.
MTVN Direct Inc.
High Command Productions Limited
Hudson Street Productions
Jupiter Spring Productions Limited
Melange Pictures LLC
MMA Holdco Inc.
MTV Networks Argentina S.R.L.
MTV Networks Europe
MTV Networks Music Productions Inc.
MTV Songs Inc.
MTVN Online Partner I Inc.
Hey Yeah Productions Inc.
House of Yes Productions Inc.
Ignite Media Brands Group Pty Limited
King Street Productions Inc.
Last Holiday Productions LLC
Marathon Holdings Inc.
MTV Asia Ventures Co.
MTV Hong Kong Limited
MTV India
MTV Networks Company
MTV Networks Enterprises Inc.
MTV Networks Europe LLC
MTV Networks Global Services Inc.
MTVNE Services Limited
Games Productions Inc.
Gladiator Productions L.L.C.
Government Issue LLC
Gramps Company Inc.
MAD Production Trucking Company
Magicam, Inc.
MTV Networks de Mexico
MTV Networks Latin America Inc.
Grace Productions LLC
MonkeyWurks LLC
MTV Networks Argentina LLC
MTV Networks Canada
MTV Networks On Campus Inc.
MTVN Social Gaming Inc.
GC Productions Inc.
Ladies Man Productions USA Inc.
Long Road Productions
Louisiana RPI LLC
MDP Productions
Michaela Productions Inc.
MTV Asia Development Company Inc.
MTV Networks s.r.o.
MTV Taiwan LDC
MTVi Group, Inc.
Invisions Holding B.V.
Louisiana CMT LLC
MTV Asia
MTV Games Inc.
MTV Networks Holdings SARL
MTV Networks
MTV Ownership (Portugal)
Music by Video Inc.
N.V. Broadcasting (Canada) Inc.
Netherlands Management Services LLC
Netherlands Overseas LLC
Neutronium Inc.
New 38th Floor Productions Inc.
New Country Services Inc.
New Creative Mix Inc.
New Games Productions Inc.
New International Mix Inc.
New Nickelodeon Animation Studios Inc.
New Not Before 10AM Productions Inc.
New Open Door Productions Inc.
New Pop Culture Productions Inc.
New Remote Productions Inc.
Newdon Productions
Nick at Nite's TV Land Retromercials Inc.
Nickelodeon Animation Studios Inc.
Nickelodeon Asia Holdings Pte Ltd
Nickelodeon Australia
Nickelodeon Australia Inc.
Nickelodeon Australia Management Pty Ltd.
Nickelodeon Brasil Inc.
Nickelodeon Direct Inc.
Nickelodeon Global Network Ventures Inc.
Nickelodeon Huggings U.K. Limited
Nickelodeon India Pvt Ltd
Nickelodeon International Limited
Nickelodeon Magazines Inc.
Nickelodeon Movies Inc.
Nickelodeon Notes Inc.
Nickelodeon Online Inc.
Nickelodeon U.K. Limited
Nickelodeon UK Holdings LLC
Nickelodeon Virtual Worlds LLC
Night Falls Productions Inc.
NM Classics Inc.
Noggin LLC
Not Before 10am Productions Inc.
NP Domains, Inc.
NV International
OHBWAY Investco Inc.
On Second Thought Productions Inc.
On-Site Productions Inc.
OOO VIMN Holdings Vostok
OOO VIMN Media Vostok
Open Door Productions Inc.
Outdoor Entertainment
Override Pictures LLC
Paramount British Pictures Limited
Paramount Channel Espana
Paramount China B.V.
Paramount Digital Entertainment Inc.
Paramount Films of China, Inc.
Paramount Films of India, Ltd.
Paramount Films of Southeast Asia Inc.
Paramount Home Entertainment (Australasia) Pty Limited
Paramount Home Entertainment (Brazil) Limitada
Paramount Home Entertainment (France) S.A.S.
Paramount Home Entertainment (Germany) GmbH
Paramount Home Entertainment (Italy) SRL
Paramount Home Entertainment (Mexico) S. de R.L. de C.V.
Paramount Home Entertainment (Mexico) Services S. de R.L. de C.V.
Paramount Home Entertainment (UK)
Paramount Home Entertainment Distribution Inc.
Paramount Home Entertainment Inc.
Paramount Home Entertainment International (Holdings) B.V.
Paramount Home Entertainment International B.V.
Paramount Home Entertainment International Limited
Paramount Images Inc.
Paramount International (Netherlands) B.V.
Paramount Japan G.K.
Paramount LAPTV Inc.
Paramount Latin America SRL
Paramount Licensing Inc.
Paramount Movie and TV Program Planning (Beijing) Co.
Paramount NMOC LLC
Paramount Overseas Productions
Paramount Pictures Australia Pty.
Paramount Pictures Brasil Distribuidora de Filmes Ltda
Paramount Pictures China Limited
Paramount Pictures Corporation
Paramount Pictures Corporation (Canada) Inc.
Paramount Pictures Entertainment Canada ULC
Paramount Pictures France Sarl
Paramount Pictures Germany GmbH
Paramount Pictures International Limited
Paramount Pictures UK
PPG Holding 95 B.V. International LLC
Remote Productions Inc.
Screenlife, LLC
SKG Music Nashville Inc.
Spelling Films Music Inc.
Spike Cable Networks Inc.
Stepdude Productions LLC
TNN Productions
Tunes by Nickelodeon Inc.
Uptown Productions Inc.
Viacom Alto Finance C.V.
Viacom Animation of Korea Inc.
Viacom Asia Inc.
Viacom Domains Limited
Viacom Global Services Inc.
Viacom International Administration Inc.
Viacom International Hungary Kft.
Viacom International Inc.
Viacom International Services Inc.
Viacom Networks Japan G.K
Viacom Networks Japan K.K.
Pop Culture Productions Inc. LLC
See Yourself Productions Inc.
South Park Digital Studios LLC
Springy Productions Pty. Limited
Top Up TV 1 Limited
Viacom Global Hungary Kft.
Viacom International Media Networks Italia S.r.l.
Viacom Networks Europe Inc.
Paramount Pictures Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V.
ParaUSD Singapore Pte. Ltd.
Park Court Productions
Pop Toons Inc.
PPC Film Management GmbH
Premiere House
Spelling Films Inc.
Spelling Pictures Inc.
Superstar Productions USA Inc.
Thinner Productions
UE Site Acquisition LLC
Viacom Hearty Ha!Ha! LLC
Viacom Holdings Italia S.r.l.
Viacom International Media Networks Nigeria Limited
Viacom Netherlands Coöperatief U.A.
Viacom Networks Brasil Programacao Televisiva E Publicidade Ltda.
Viacom Networks Italia Limited
Viacom Overseas Finance C.V.
Viacom Subsidiary Management Corp.
PPG Holding 5 B.V.
Screenlife Licensing
SKG Productions L.L.C.
SKG Studios Canada Inc.
Study Hall Films Inc.
Talent Court Productions
Timeline Films Inc.
Untitled Science LLC
Viacom Asia (Beijing) Advertising and Media Co. Ltd.
Viacom Camden Lock Inc.
Viacom Camden Lock Limited
Viacom International Inc. Political Action Committee Corporation
Viacom Realty Corporation
Paramount Pictures Louisiana Production Investments LLC
Paramount Pictures Services UK
Paramount Spain S.L.U.
Sammarnick Insurance Corporation
Show Pants LLC
Spike Digital Entertainment LLC
Turnip Productions LLC
Viacom (Deutschland) Beteiligungen GmbH
Viacom Caledonia LP
Viacom Overseas Holdings C.V.
Viacom Songs Inc.
Paramount Pictures Louisiana Production Investments III LLC
Paramount Poland sp. z.o.o.
Paramount Productions Service Corporation
Peppercorn Productions
Pop Channel Productions Inc.
SKG Louisiana L.L.C.
SKG Music Publishing L.L.C.
URGE PrePaid Cards Inc.
Viacom Holdings Germany LLC
Viacom International Media Networks España, S.L.
Viacom Limited (UK)
Viacom Sterling Finance C.V.
Paramount Pictures NZ
Paramount Production Support Inc.
Paramount Worldwide Productions Inc.
Pet II Productions Inc.
Prime Directive Productions Inc.
Red Devs LLC
Servicios Para Empresas de Entretenimiento
SKG Music L.L.C.
Social Project LLC
The Box Holland B.V.
TNN Classic Sessions
Untitled Productions II LLC
Viacom Alto Overseas C.V.
Viacom Brand Solutions Limited
Viacom Global Limited
Viacom Netherlands Management LLC
Viacom Notes Inc.
Paramount Pictures Louisiana Production Investments II LLC
Paramount Sweden AB
Peanut Worm Productions Inc.
PT MTV Indonesia
SFI Song Company
Sunday Best
The Paramount UK Partnership
Viacom Canadian Productions Holdings Inc.
Viacom International Media Networks (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
Viacom International Studios Inc.
Viacom Limited (NZ)
Viacom Telecommunications LLC
Viacom Tunes Inc.
Viacom Ventures B.V.
Viacom Ventures Inc.
VIMN Advertising and Brand Solutions S.r.l.
VIMN Argentina Limited
VIMN Australia Pty Limited
VIMN Belgium BvbA
VIMN CP Services (UK) Limited
VIMN CP Services
VIMN CP Serviços (Brasil) Ltda.
VIMN Finance B.V.
VIMN Finance Holding (UK) Ltd
VIMN Germany GmbH
VIMN Netherlands B.V.
VIMN Netherlands Holding B.V.
VIMN Nordic AB
VIMN Poland sp. z o.o.
VIMN Polska B.V.
VIMN Russia C.V.
VIMN Singapore Pte. Ltd.
VIMN Switzerland AG
VIVA Media GmbH
VMN Digital Inc.
Wilshire Court Productions LLC
World Sports Enterprises
Worldwide Productions
Wuthering Heights, CA Productions Inc.
Z+ Holding Asset Management Ltd.
Zarina 99 Vermogensverwaltungs GmbH
Zoo Films LLC
Zukor LLC

Viacom Market Value History

Viacom Revenue Breakdown

Viacom Median Salaries

Source: 133 public H-1B filings from Viacom

Traffic Overview of Viacom

Viacom Online and Social Media Presence

Viacom News and Updates

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Twitter announces new live shows from the WNBA, BuzzFeed, Viacom and more

 Looks like Twitter’s streaming video news deal with Bloomberg was just the first of more than a dozen content partnerships that it’s announcing today. The company unveiled the full slate at the NewFronts, where online publishers pitch their content to advertisers. (This was the first time Twitter’s…

Hulu’s new live TV service scores A&E’s channels, loses Viacom

 Hulu’s forthcoming live TV streaming service is starting to shape up. Today, the company announced it scored a deal with A&E Networks, which will bring six more channels to the core package, including A&E, History, Lifetime, LMN, FYI, and Viceland. The deal follows others Hulu has made with…

MTV, Comedy Central chief Doug Herzog is exiting Viacom

Viacom Inc.’s management shake-up continued Wednesday with another senior executive — Doug Herzog, president of the Music and Entertainment Group — announcing his departure. Herzog was part of the executive team at MTV during its early years, and helped usher in the reality TV movement with such…
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