Will there be any Viacom layoffs? Any chatter, news or rumors?
September 2020 cuts
I've heard rumors we're looking at more cuts this month, can anybody confirm?
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What will happen next and were will this take us?
How many people work at Viacom?
This should be a straightforward info, how many people work here? Also, how about the office at NYC?
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
Viacom Layoffs 2020
Thoughts? Any Viacom Layoffs 2020? Any news or rumors?
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
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
Viacom CEO Bob Bakish will be chief executive of the combined company with acting CBS chief executive Joe Ianniello second in command
Viacom CEO Bob Bakish will be chief executive of the combined company with acting CBS chief executive Joe Ianniello second in command, overseeing the CBS brand. It is not clear if Ianniello would remain beyond the transition.
“it isn’t August 8 we’re concerned about; it’s Aug. 9,”
Interesting article here: https://deadline.com/2019/08/cbs-and-viacom-set-merged-management-structure-to-play-to-strongest-strengths-1202660178/ The section that struck me most was this because while it suggests that they still need to figure out... — read more
Nick Radio and VR Lab shut down in Burbank
Not sure who else has been shown the door but people are still be escorted out of Nick.
Is this the week?
long awaited announcement and management structure?
And more Nick layoffs today
An executive assistant and a few other randoms. Not sure how many exactly
I heard Nick took some hits today? Any further information? What departments? Locations? Etc. Also any other nets affected?
8/8 is the date date???
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
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
what is happening
any news? its too quiet
TODAY: CBS Is Reportedly Preparing an Offer to Re-Merge With Viacom
Could the third time be the charm? Is the Apocalypse near? Who is getting axed harder, CBS or Viacom?
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?
Starting to hear rumblings about big June/July layoffs
I haven't heard anything credible in a while, nothing that I would post anyway but I have now heard from multiple, pretty well placed sources that they are looking to move quickly on the merger and have started planning large rounds of layoffs just... — read more
CBS and Viacom merger?
Any predictions on when or if this is gonna happen?
strangely quiet here calm before the storm ????
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
Anyone hear if there will be April 1 layoffs?
I have not heard anything.
Well it doesn't seem to be over at all between CMT and MTS
I know of about all the folks at CMT and maybe a dozen in MTS, they are certainly keep it more low profile but it's still happening.
How bad? who? anyone left?
I guess it's over for now
Been pretty quiet around here... has the head chopping ceased?
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
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
Week of 1/21
Earnings call is coming up right??
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
Any word on whether there will be more layoffs in January?
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