|Traded as||NASDAQ: VIA NASDAQ: VIAB|
S&P 500 Component
|Founded||See Viacom (original)|
January 3, 2006
|Defunct||December 4, 2019|
|Sumner M. Redstone|
Philippe P. Dauman
(President & CEO)
|Products||Cable television, broadcasting, radio, publishing, movies, and web portals|
Number of employees
|Divisions||Viacom Media Networks |
Viacom International Media Networks
|Subsidiaries||BET Networks |
Paramount Pictures Corporation
Viacom 18 (50% in a joint venture with Network 18)
Viacom (short for Video & Audio Communications) was an American entertainment company, and a new company keeping the Viacom name was created. They own Paramount Pictures, Spelling Productions, DreamWorks (DreamWorks SKG) MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Neopets, Peanuts, The Addams Family, Kids Incorporated, Blue's Clues, Nelvana, Evil Dead, Rugrats, All Grown Up!, Shrek, Hey Arnold!, Charlotte's Web and others. They formerly owned the movie rental giant Blockbuster Entertainment.
References[change | change source]
- "Viacom Inc. 2013 Annual Report Form (10-K)" (XBRL). United States Securities and Exchange Commission. November 14, 2013.
- "Viacom Inc. 2014 Q2 Quarterly Report Form (10-Q)" (XBRL). United States Securities and Exchange Commission. May 1, 2014.