The first incarnation of Viacom: Founded: December 31, 2005; 17 years ago () Founder: Sumner Redstone: Defunct: December 4, 2019; 3 years ago () Fate: Merged with the second incarnation of CBS Corporation: Successor: Paramount Global: Headquarters
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 on December 31, 2005.
Background. The second incarnation of Viacom was established on December 31, 2005, after the original incarnation was split into two companies: one which retained the original Viacom name, and another one which was the original Viacom and was reincorporated into CBS Corporation.
CBS Corporation logo (2005–2019) Logo of the spun-off Viacom (2005–2019), introduced on December 31, 2005. In March 2005, Viacom announced that it would split into two companies – one would contain Viacom's "slow-growth" assets; the other would consist of the company's "high-growth" divisions – under National Amusements' control because ...
Paramount Media Networks  (founded as MTV Networks in 1984  and known under this name until 2011; thereafter known as Viacom Media Networks until 2019) is an American mass media division of Paramount Global that oversees the operations of many of its television channels and online brands.
The Viacom and CBS merger is complete. The Company is now known as Viacom Inc. The Viacom Board of Directors approves the creation of two separate publicly traded companies – CBS Corporation and Viacom Inc. Bob Bakish is named CEO of Viacom. Viacom and CBS reunite in $12 billion merger. ViacomCBS rebrands CBS All Access as Paramount+.
Viacom, American communications and media conglomerate that was once one of the largest in the United States. It owned radio and television stations and cable television programming services and systems. The company underwent various mergers, notably forming ViacomCBS (later Paramount Global) with.
Viacom (1952–2006) Gulf and Western Industries Paramount Communications Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment: Founded: December 31, 2005; 17 years ago () Founder: Sumner Redstone: Defunct: December 4, 2019; 3 years ago () Fate: Merged with CBS Corporation: Successor: ViacomCBS: Headquarters
The second incarnation of Viacom Inc. (/ˈvaɪəkɒm/ VY-ə-kom or /ˈviːəkɒm/ 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 C...
Viacom (2005–2019) Viacom, Inc. (short for Video & Audio Communications) wis an American global mass media company wi interests primarily in, but nae limited tae, cinema an cable telly. It is the warld's saxt lairgest broadcastin an cable company in terms o revenue (behind The Walt Disney Company, Time Warner, Comcast, Twenty-First Century ...