CBS Corporation facts for kids
|Traded as||Class A NYSE: CBS.A
Class B NYSE: CBS
S&P 500 Component (CBS)
|When it was created||May 3, 1971 (as Viacom International (Viacom Productions)) January 3, 2006 (as CBS Corporation)|
|Headquarters||CBS Building, Manhattan, New York City, United States|
|Area served||United States|
|Key people||Sumner Redstone
(President and CEO)
|Things made||Television, radio, publishing, broadcasting, movies and online services|
|Parent||National Amusements, Inc. (79%)|
CBS Corporation is an American mass media corporation focused on broadcasting, publishing, and television production. Until 2005, the company was known as Viacom. A new company, keeping the Viacom name, was spun off from CBS.
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