New-look Viacom takes TV to film and film to TV

Bob Bakish

New Viacom CEO, Bob Bakish, has fleshed out his turnaround plan for the media giant and pledged to bring its TV brands to film and… Read more

Viacom outlines five-point turnaround plan

Bob Bakish

Media giant Viacom has unveiled a five-point plan to get its business back on track, with flagship brands and digital centre stage. As part of… Read more

Former Viacom exec buys stake in Tinybop


Former Viacom International Media Networks emerging markets chief Bhav Singh has acquired a stake in Brooklyn-based kids app developer Tinybop. The investment makes Singh’s Sandbox… Read more

Comedy Central to make Middle East originals

Ali Sayed

Viacom’s fledgling Comedy Central channel in the Middle East is moving into original production with a new stand up comedy series for the regional net.… Read more

NATPE: Bakish outlines Viacom turnaround plan

Bob Bakish

New Viacom CEO Bob Bakish has begun to flesh out a plan to turn the US-based media giant around after a tumultous period for the… Read more

Viacom UK boss named new international chief

David Lynn

Viacom’s long-serving UK chief, David Lynn, has been named CEO of Viacom International Media Networks. He will replace Bob Bakish, who is now president and… Read more

Viacom names Levy global COO

Sarah Levy

Viacom’s worldwide entertainment arm has named Sarah Levy as its COO. Levy will oversee operations and strategy for Viacom Global Entertainment Group (VGEG)’s domestic cable… Read more

Report: Google Unplugged to appear as early as February

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Google could reportedly launch new subscription streaming service, Google Unplugged, as early as February after agreeing terms with a number of major partners. According to… Read more

Official CEO in as Viacom-CBS merger crumples

Bob Bakish

Bob Bakish has been named permanent president and CEO of Viacom after the potential re-merger with CBS evaporated. Bakish has been acting CEO since November… Read more

Viacom has ‘no interest’ in Vice

Bob Bakish

Viacom has no interest in Vice Media and will not move for a stake in the hipster brand. An earlier US report had said interim… Read more