The second incarnation of Viacom Inc. (/ ˈ v aɪ ə k ɒ m / VY-ə-kom or / ˈ v iː ə k ɒ m / VEE-ə-kom; a portmanteau of Video & Audio Communications) was an American multinational mass media conglomerate with interests primarily in film and television, which was formed on December 31, 2005, as a spin-off of the original Viacom (founded by Ralph Baruch in 1952 as CBS Television Film Sales).
Viacom Inc. fue un conglomerado mediático estadounidense con intereses mundiales principalmente, pero no limitado, en la producción de películas (Paramount Pictures), televisión por cable y satélite (MTV Networks, BET y Nickelodeon) e Internet (Neopets y Paramount+).
Orion Pictures - other stake acquired by Viacom in 1986, subsequently it sold to Metromedia in 1987; currently owned by Amazon (through MGM Holdings). Rysher Entertainment – assets sold to 2929 Entertainment in 2001; library currently owned by Vine Alternative Investments and distributed by Paramount Global Distribution Group
Viacom claimed that YouTube had infringed on its copyrights by performing (via Internet transmission), displaying, and reproducing Viacom's copyrighted works. Furthermore, the complaint contended that the defendants "engage in, promote and induce" the infringement, and that they had deliberately built up a library of infringing works in order ...
The Movie Channel (TMC) is an American premium television network owned by Showtime Networks, a subsidiary of Paramount Global operated through its Media Networks unit. The network's programming mainly features first-run theatrically released and independently produced motion pictures, and during promotional breaks between films, special behind-the-scenes features and movie trivia.
Nick Jr. is a cable television channel in Latin America owned by Viacom that was launched in July 2008 as a 24-hour channel. Aimed at preschool audience. Originally, it was a block on Nickelodeon from 1997 to 2017.
Harmonix Music Systems, Inc., doing business as Harmonix, is an American video game developer company based in Boston, Massachusetts.The company was established in May 1995 by Alex Rigopulos and Eran Egozy.
The 2019 merger of CBS Corporation and Viacom was announced on August 13, 2019, and was completed on December 4, 2019. The merger of equals reunited CBS Corporation and Viacom into a single company known as ViacomCBS (today known as Paramount Global) after their separation from the first incarnation of Viacom in January 2006.
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, an abbreviation of Video and Audio Communications, may refer to: 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