The Structure of Viacom

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The Structure of Viacom

We would like to analyze the structure of Viacom in two aspects, enterprises and management.

In terms of enterprises, Viacom has its parent company, subsidiaries and divisions. To be more specific, the parent company of Viacom is National Amusements. The subsidiary is Viacom 18, which includes VH1, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV, Sonic Nickelodeon, Colors and Rishtey. The divisions of Viacom could divide into two parts. One section is Film Production and Distribution, including Paramount Motion Pictures Group(Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage,
Insurge Pictures,
Paramount Animation, Paramount Pictures International), MTV Motion Pictures Group(MTV Films, Nickelodeon Movies), Paramount Home Entertainment, Paramount Famous Productions, United International Pictures and Republic Pictures(or Republic Entertainment). The other section is Media Networks, including Atom Entertainment(AddictingGames, Shockwave, Atom.com), BET Networks(BET,
BET Gospel,
BET Hip Hop,
BET Event Productions, BET Pictures,
BET Mobile,
BET International, Centric), CMT(CMT Pure Country, CMT Loaded, CMT Mobile,
CMT Radio, CMT On Demand), COMEDY CENTRAL(Jokes.com), GameTrailers (GT Marketplace), GoCityKids, Logo(AfterElton.com, logotv.com, newnownext.com, Downelink.com), MTV Networks(MTV,
MTV Jams, MTV Hits, MTV Books), MTV2, MTVN International(Tr3s: MTV, Música y Más, The Music Factory, Game One,
Flux,VIVA,
QOOB,
MTV OVERDRIVE, Lazona.com,
MTV Boombox, MTV Revolution), mtvU(mtvU.com, RateMyProfessors.com), Neopets , Nick at Nite (Nick Jr.), Nickelodeon(Nick GAS,
Nicktoons Network, Nickelodeon Consumer Products, Nick Arcade,
TEENNICK,
The Click), ParentsConnect, Quizilla, Spike TV(Spike Filmed Entertainment), TV Land, VH1(VH1 Classic VHUno Vspot).

In terms of management, there are 15 senior managers in Viacom. The President and Chief Executive Officer is Philippe Dauman. The Chief Operating Officer is Thomas E. Dooley, who leads James Barge(Executive Vice...
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