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Viacom (Viacom International Media Networks) is a leading global entertainment content company, with prominent and respected brands in focused demographics. Engaging its audiences through television, motion pictures and digital platforms, Viacom reaches its audiences wherever they consume content. Viacom’s leading brands include the multiplatform properties of MTV Networks, including MTV, Comedy Central, Vh1, Nickelodeon, NickJr, Comedy Central and more. Viacom reaches over 600 million households in 160 territories and 34 languages via 166 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties networks around the world, as well as digital assets such as Neopets, Xfire and Atom Entertainment; BET Networks; Paramount Pictures; Paramount Home Entertainment; DreamWorks; and Famous Music.

Viacom International Blog

“We’ve Made a Lot of Progress at Viacom” – CEO Bob Bakish Touts Achievements at MoffettNathanson

23 May 2018, 4:32 pm

Growing viewership, building new management teams, finding efficiencies, delivering content on next-generation platforms. Viacom President and CEO Bob Bakish sat down with Michael B. Nathanson at last week’s MoffettNathanson Media & Communications Summit in New York City, where they discussed these and other ways that Viacom is strategically positioning itself to thrive in a rapidly […]

From Props to Production Equipment, Nickelodeon Recycling Efforts Turn Trash into Treasure

21 May 2018, 5:02 pm

The set is a key component of any television show. It’s a sometimes subtle, yet always vital backdrop upon which the characters play out their story. After all, what would Nickelodeon’s School of Rock be without a classroom setting, musical instruments and preppy school uniforms?  “Our sets are works of art,” said Patrick Garney, […]

Channel 5 Cruises to First BAFTA Award With Jane McDonald Travel Doc

18 May 2018, 6:19 pm

Channel 5’s Cruising With Jane McDonald is a British docu-series that features former cruise ship singer Jane McDonald as she tours lux ships around the world. Earlier this month, at the BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Awards, the travel documentary snagged Channel 5’s first-ever BAFTA Award for Best Feature. When it’s Monday morning […]

Paramount’s Gianopulos Moves Studio Forward Behind Movies, TV, and 106-Year-Old Library

15 May 2018, 7:11 pm

As a movie studio with a diversified upcoming slate and powerful television production arm, reinforced with an iconic century-old library, Paramount Pictures is well positioned to thrive far into the future, according to President and CEO Jim Gianopulos. The studio head, who has built a new management team since taking the helm at Paramount last […]

Trevor Noah on Trump, the Daily Show’s Purpose, and Planning for Choas, With CNN’s Brian Stelter

14 May 2018, 5:37 pm

  “I wake up most days terrified at the notion that Donald Trump is the most powerful president in the world,” Comedy Central’s Trevor Noah tells CNN Money’s Brian Stelter in an interview on Reliable Sources. “I also wake up most days acknowledging that he’s going to make me laugh. And that’s what’s difficult for […]

American Woman’s Jen Bartels and Yellowstone’s Kelsey Asbille Give Back on Viacommunity Day

11 May 2018, 4:39 pm

For the past 22 years, Viacom’s annual worldwide Viacommunity Day has given back to those in need. On Friday, April 20, thousands of employees across Viacom and its brands once again volunteered to make a difference in communities around the world, from supporting L.A.’s homeless to organizing gun-safety projects in Florida to restoring outdated facilities […]

Viacom Takes Five Outer Critics Circle Awards, SpongeBob Leads Musicals with Four

7 May 2018, 7:00 pm

After securing 12 Tony Award nominations apiece last week, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical and Mean Girls have each clinched at least one Outer Critics Circle Award. The Nickelodeon production, which plants the network’s iconic anthropomorphic sponge in the middle of his first Broadway caper, took four awards – more than any other musical – including top […]