|Bid||0.00 x 1300|
|Ask||0.00 x 800|
|Day's range||22.21 - 22.99|
|52-week range||10.10 - 53.71|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||1.88|
|PE ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Earnings date||14 Nov 2019|
|Forward dividend & yield||0.96 (4.19%)|
|Ex-dividend date||12 Jun 2020|
|1y target est||22.48|
BET+ announces "TYLER PERRY’S MADEA’S FAREWELL PLAY" will launch exclusively on the platform Thursday, August 27. In Tyler Perry’s final stage run as Madea, he pulls together some of his audience’s favorite characters for a family gathering. Madea, Mr. Brown, Cora, and Aunt Bam are all under one roof for over two hours of pure joy. Madea is in rare form, as she tries to be a support for her great-grandchildren, and daughter Cora. While at her granddaughter’s home, Madea uses her combination of tough love and old southern wisdom to help the family navigate their new normal. All seems fine until Mr. Brown takes a trip that leaves audiences in stitches. As always, Perry’s blend of incredible music and laugh out loud moments make the Madea Farewell Play great food for the soul.
ViacomCBS (VIAC) adds 40 iconic and award-winning CBS and Comedy Central shows to Pluto TV to attract news users to its free ad-supported streaming service.
Nickelodeon has struck a multiplatform deal with James Corden and Ben Winston, and their production company Fulwell 73, to produce an animated movie and TV series, based on the recently released children’s book title, Real Pigeons Fight Crime. The movie and TV series are being developed to air on all Nickelodeon platforms.
Comedy Central today announced a deal with two-time Emmy® winning comedian John Mulaney. Mulaney will headline and executive produce two original "Sack Lunch Bunch" specials, including an upcoming holiday-themed one that will reunite the cast from the original hit. The pact marks Mulaney’s return to Comedy Central where he last did a special in 2012.
ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIACA, VIAC) and DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) today announced a multi-year renewal of their carriage agreement to continue delivering ViacomCBS’s portfolio of broadcast, entertainment, news and sports networks to DISH and SLING TV customers.
NBCUniversal's Peacock streaming service slated to launch in the middle of this month needs video entertainment content -- ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC) (NASDAQ: VIAC.A) has it. Namely, why is the owner of CBS as well as movie studio Paramount helping NBC and Universal, respectively, establish Peacock when Viacom already operates a similar streaming service called CBS All Access?
Comcast (CMCSA) owned NBCUniversal signs licensing deal with ViacomCBS to add select Paramount movies and Showtime content on Peacock streaming platform after its launch on Jul 15.
Competing studios and media owners are starting to cooperate on a limited basis in order to maximize revenue.
Google's YouTube TV is raising its monthly rate from $50 to $65. The company cited those additional channels, its deal with AT&T (NYSE: T) to offer subscribers HBO Max, as well as some new features in its price increase announcement. YouTube TV had been the lowest-priced virtual multichannel video programming distributor (vMVPD) that offered a full-fledged cable subscription replacement.
Comedy Central today announced an expansive deal with Emmy® Award-winning Mike Judge to reimagine MTV’s seminal, Gen X-defining "Beavis and Butt-Head," as well as additional spin-offs and specials.
ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIACA, VIAC) ("ViacomCBS" or the "Company") today announced that Naveen Chopra has been appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, effective August 10, 2020. He succeeds Christina Spade, who will transition into an advisory role after the Company’s second quarter earnings call.
Subscribers of Alphabet's (NASDAQ: GOOG)(NASDAQ: GOOGL) YouTube TV will have to reach a little deeper into their pockets if they want to keep watching the streaming video service. Effective on Tuesday, YouTube TV's "base plan" now costs $64.99 per month, up from the previous level of $49.99 and nearly double the $35 the service was priced at its rollout. Clearly anticipating negative consumer reaction to such a steep increase at an economically challenging time, YouTube wrote in its official blog that "this new price reflects the rising cost of content and we also believe it reflects the complete value of YouTube TV, from our breadth of content to the features that are changing how we watch live TV."
Nickelodeon and award-winning Point Grey Pictures’ Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg and James Weaver are jointly announcing today that production will begin on an all-new CG-animated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles theatrical motion picture. Marking the Nickelodeon Animation Studio’s first-ever CG theatrical production, in partnership with Ramsey Naito, Executive Vice President, Animation Production and Development, overseeing production for Nickelodeon. Josh Fagen is overseeing for Point Grey Pictures. Paramount Pictures will handle worldwide distribution of the film.
Tonight, BET honored an incredible and inspiring lineup of artists, entertainers, cultural icons and humanitarians across more than 20 categories at The "BET AWARDS" 2020. The show, hosted by actress and comedian Amanda Seales, aired live at 8 pm ET/7 pm CT across ViacomCBS networks including BET, BET HER, and made its national broadcast premiere on CBS on Sunday, June 28. 2020 marks both the 20th anniversary of the awards and BET’s 40th anniversary. This year’s show highlighted the absolute best in entertainment, social justice and culture with moving performances and appearances by some of the biggest names across television, film, and music; spreading an important message of hope and change.
Today, BET announced the second season pickup of Lena Waithe’s breakout hit "Twenties", as well as an FYC partnership with Showtime, which will air season one starting July 6th. After premiering to critical acclaim and ranking as the 1 new comedy series on cable for African-Americans 18-49*, "Twenties" is receiving buzz for Lena Waithe’s creative direction and Jonica T. Gibbs’ star-making performance.
Today BET Networks announces new additions to the line-up of the 20th Annual BET Awards, honoring prolific activists in the Black community and recognizing those who unfortunately left us in 2020. The world endured incredible losses this year including NBA Legend Kobe Bryant and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Little Richard. In memoriam of those great losses, Grammy Award-Winning Global icon and superstar Lil’ Wayne will give tribute to Kobe Bryant and the multitalented Wayne Brady will honor Little Richard.
Nickelodeon is expanding the fin-tastic underwater world of Baby Shark with the greenlight of a brand-new animated preschool series, Baby Shark’s Big Show! (working title), based on the world-famous pop culture phenomenon. Co-produced by Nickelodeon Animation Studio and SmartStudy, the global entertainment company behind the beloved children’s brand Pinkfong, the 2D-animated series (26 half-hour episodes) will follow Baby Shark and his best friend William as they journey on fun-filled comedic adventures in their community of Carnivore Cove, meet new friends and sing original catchy tunes along the way.
BET announced today that Black Thought, Jay Rock, Karen Clark Sheard, Kierra Sheard, Mister Jahi, Nas, Public Enemy, Rapsody, Questlove, and YG will join the star-studded lineup of performers at the "BET Awards" 2020. In addition, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, along with leading entertainers Billy Porter, Courtney B. Vance, Debbie Allen, Deon Cole, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, La La Anthony, Lena Waithe, Lizzo, Michael B. Jordan, Misty Copeland, Naomi Campbell, Omari Hardwick, Quavo, Quincy Jones, Rapsody, Regina Hall, Samuel L. Jackson, Saweetie, Sterling K. Brown, Viola Davis, Whoopi Goldberg and more will make appearances at the annual show, which expanded its footprint to go beyond the confines of a traditional stage show in response to safety precautions in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, marking a first for the network. Hosted by comedian and actress Amanda Seales, the "BET Awards" 2020 will be simulcast LIVE at 8 PM ET across ViacomCBS networks including BET, BET HER, and will make its national broadcast premiere on CBS on Sunday, June 28 (8:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT, 7:00 - 10:00 PM CT).
Nickelodeon’s heralded Nick News marks its return with a special hour-long presentation--Kids, Race and Unity: A Nick News Special, premiering Monday, June 29, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT). Hosted by global superstar Alicia Keys, the program will amplify the voices and experiences of Black children across the country amid current events. The special will feature the leaders of the Black Lives Matter movement answering questions from real kids, offer tools for families to have constructive conversations about race and inclusivity, and highlight teen activists who are fighting racial injustice. Kids, Race and Unity: A Nick News Special is the first of a series of Nick News specials that will air on Nickelodeon in the coming months.
BET pays tribute to Rayshard Brooks, a 27-year-old African American man tragically shot and killed by police on Friday, June 12 in Georgia. Anchored by BET News’ Marc Lamont Hill, BET’s live commercial-free homegoing service coverage will simulcast on BET and BET Her in tandem with blog-style coverage on BET.com Tuesday, June 23 beginning at 1PM ET from The Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA.
Yolanda T. Cochran Joins ViacomCBS Kids & Family Entertainment Group as Senior Vice President, Live-Action Long-Form Production