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New Viacom CEO Focuses on Breaking Down Silos, Mending 'Frayed Relationships'

MIAMI — Newly appointed Viacom CEO Bob Bakish wants to see more collaboration across the company’s divisions, and he wants to repair what he described as some “frayed relationships” with distribution partners. 823 more words


Viacom is Throwing Shade

Throwing Shade Throws Flames

By Valerie Milano

Pasadena, CA (The Hollywood Times) 1/18/17 – “We definitely try to focus on things affecting women and LGBT people, and we definitely try to bully the bullies and go after the people who are going after us.” Bryan Safi… 257 more words


'Jersey Shore' Producer SallyAnn Salsano Inks New Overall Deal With Viacom

In one of the first major talent deals following the sweeping leadership changes at Viacom’s cable networks, the company has re-upped one of the top unscripted producers on its roster, SallyAnn Salsano and her 495 Productions. 413 more words

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New CEO Bob Bakish On Rebuilding Viacom, Better Film-TV Integration & Possible CBS Collaborations - Natpe

Bob Bakish was a keynote speaker at the NATPE confab in Miami on Wednesday, one of his first public appearances since being named permanent CEO of Viacom in December. 353 more words

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Viacom Enters Israeli TV Market With Stake in Ananey Communications Group

TEL AVIV —  Viacom has entered the Israeli TV market.

The entertainment conglomerate said Thursday it has purchased a minority stake in Ananey Communications Group, an Israeli content producer and pay-TV provider that dominates the content, production and distribution scene in Israel with its 11 channels and four subsidiaries. 338 more words


Viacom CEO Bob Bakish Sets $20 Million Annual Pay Package

New Viacom CEO Bob Bakish has set a three-year contract to lead the media conglomerate with an annual compensation package valued at about $20 million. 270 more words


Viacom Names New Head of International Media

Media company Viacom said on Wednesday that David Lynn would lead its international media business, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), replacing Chief Executive Bob Bakish. 92 more words