Viacom originated on March 16, 1952 — when CBS founded its broadcast syndication division, CBS Television Film Sales.    It renamed as CBS Films in October 1958.   On December 1, 1967, it again renamed as CBS Enterprises Inc..
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The original incarnation of Viacom Inc. was an American media conglomerate based in New York City. It began as CBS Television Film Sales, the broadcast syndication division of the CBS television network in 1952; it was renamed CBS Films in 1958, renamed CBS Enterprises in 1968, renamed Viacom in 1970, and spun off into its own company in 1971. Viacom was a distributor of CBS television series ...
Viacom (1952–2006), a former American media conglomerate Viacom (2005–2019), a former company spun off from the original Viacom Viacom18, a joint venture between Paramount Global and TV18 in India Viacom18 Studios, the film subsidiary of Viacom18 See also [ edit] CBS (disambiguation) Paramount (disambiguation)
The original incarnation of Viacom Inc. (derived from "Video & Audio Communications") was an American media conglomerate based in New York City. It began as CBS Television Film Sales, the broadcast syndication division of the CBS television network in 1952; it was renamed CBS Films in 1958, renamed CBS Enterprises in 1968, renamed Viacom in 1970, and spun off into its own company in 1971 ...
Viacom Founded: March 16, 1952 Founder: Ralph Baruch Formerly: CBS Television Film Sales (1952-1958) CBS Films (1958-1968) CBS Enterprises Inc. (1968-1970) Defunct: January 3, 2006 Fate: Split into second incarnations of CBS Corporation and Viacom Successors: CBS Corporation (legal successor) Viacom (spun off) Parent: CBS (1952-1971) Independent
Viacom Productions (or simply Viacom, otherwise known as the V of doom) was the production company of CBS. The company formed from CBS Films (1952-1970). There first name was "CBS Television Film Sales." In 2006, they split up with CBS, forming Viacom Inc., and later re-merged in 2019 to form ViacomCBS.
In 1999, Viacom acquired the then-parent company of CBS, the former Westinghouse Electric Corporation, which had been renamed CBS Corporation in 1997. Viacom was split into the second CBS Corporation and Viacom incarnations, and ceased operations in 2006. The spin-off was structured so that CBS Corporation would be the legal successor to the first Viacom, with the second Viacom being an ...
1990–2000 Brighter version Black and white version This logo stopped being used by Viacom Enterprises when it was folded into Paramount Domestic Television in 1995, but it continued to be used by Viacom Productions until 1998. 1998–2000 Byline of the logo found on Horror Channel. The byline says "Viacom Productions, Inc. Exclusive Distributor"