Viacom Inc. Layoffs

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Layoffs started up today at Viacom

Business is business but to get 100 million dollar package and keep your job while looking to layoff the people that helped create and maintain the company is just sad and disgusting. Wonder what kind of package the employees that maintained the... —  read more 


ViacomCBS - CBS AND VIACOM TO COMBINE The combined company, ViacomCBS Inc., will have the assets, capabilities and scale to be one of the most important content producers and providers in the world. ViacomCBS Inc. will accelerate CBS and... —  read more 

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Merger Finally.

Well, now what?

Any predictions on when things are going down? How long before the merger is announced? Or do you think there's still a chance it'll fall through?

Our Third Quarter 2019 Results

Team, This morning we reported our Q3 earnings, and I’m pleased to say we had another strong quarter. The results of our investments and execution show, yet again, that together we are fueling Viacom’s growth and evolution. Here are some of the... —  read more 

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Nick lay-offs

I heard Nick took some hits today? Any further information? What departments? Locations? Etc. Also any other nets affected?

Small layoffs are taking place weekly

They’re making small layoffs weekly across all areas of the company in preparation for the merger. Most departments are spread thin and making due. Will be more redundancies once they recombine. Bob is an operations guy and not a vision guy: look at... —  read more 

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What is the best alternative to Viacom?

I'm done being a sitting duck and just waiting to be laid off every day. I've updated my resume, and I'm ready to start searching for an option to leave on my own. I'm just not sure where to start, to be honest. All the companies in our field seem to... —  read more 

Bets on Bob

1515 people say he is a lock for top job combining cbs and viacom the street has doubts thoughts on this who takes bob's job? —  read more 

Why are we losing so many of our best?

Is it just me, or has anybody else noticed we are losing some of our best employees in droves? What's going on? I know Viacom is not what it once was, but I honestly don't think situation is that bad to cause this kind of exodus among the most... —  read more 

There will be more of these layoffs

They’re doing layoffs in small amounts. I have to say that there were no big surprises for the coordinator to vp level layoffs that I’ve seen. Really just dead weight collecting a paycheck. Why keep people just based on tenure or personality, when... —  read more 

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This week at Nick

Lots of stuff going on at the top of the food chain at Nick. The latest, EVP Shelly Sumpter Gillyard out, her job rolled in to the responsiblities of a Viacom SVP. Also just hired a new SVP of Programing, dude from Disney. Hopefully this is more than... —  read more 

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Nick axes Glitchtechs crew

The entire crew got the ax today with zero warning. 1st season is supposedly in the can but still has no solid air date.

Week of 1/7??

Is something happening next week??? Feels like a wipeout is coming

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January Layoffs?

Any word on whether there will be more layoffs in January?

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I'm actually surprised that there haven't been more layoffs at Nick, especially in Animation. They virtually have no shows. When I started 9 years ago there were more than 12 animated shows in production. Now there are only 3 or 4, at best. There has... —  read more 

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There is another way

I have to say, that one of the things that struck me about my new gig after I left Viacom was how hands on and knowledgeable all levels of my new org are. There are very few SVPS/EVPS and not an absurd amount of VPs but even at those levels people... —  read more 

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