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Viacom Inc. operates as an entertainment content company worldwide. The company connects with audiences in approximately 160 countries and territories, and creates compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, applications (apps), games, consumer products, social media, and other entertainment content. Segments The company operates through two segments, Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment. MEDIA NETWORKS This segment provides entertainment content and related branded products for consumers in targeted demographics attractive to advertisers, content distributors, and retailers. The company creates, acquires, and distributes programming and other content to it audiences across multiple platforms, which allows its audiences to engage and interact with its content in various ways, such as through traditional cable and satellite distribution, on connected TVs, PCs, tablets and other mobile devices, and using apps, browsers and other interfaces. Media Networks Properties Viacom Media Networks operates the company’s media networks businesses through four brand groups, such as Music & Logo, Nickelodeon, Entertainment, and BET Networks. Viacom Media Networks and its international operations reach approximately 700 million households in approximately 160 countries and territories worldwide through approximately 200 locally programmed and operated TV channels, which include MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, BET, CENTRIC, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick at Nite, Comedy Central, TV Land, SPIKE, Tr3s, Paramount Channel, and VIVA. Viacom Media Networks’ online properties collectively averaged approximately 58 million visitors per month in the United States during the year ended September 30, 2013. Viacom Media Networks operates the international extensions of the company’s multimedia brands MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, and BET, as well as certain program services created primarily for international and/or non-English speaking audiences, through Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN). Music & Logo The Music & Logo group includes the company’s music, youth and young adult-oriented brands, content and services, which target varying portions of the 12-34 demographic, and Logo, its properties for gays, lesbians, and their families and friends. The company’s principal properties in this group comprise: MTV: MTV is a global brand, multimedia destination and content producer targeting the millennial generation, music fans and artists. MTV offers content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across television and social, connected and second screen experiences, including through its new ‘TV Everywhere’ app, a ‘three-in-one’ app offering subscribers full-length TV episodes. Distribution partners include linear cable and satellite distributors, as well as online and mobile distributors and distribution platforms, such as iOS, Android, Xbox, and Sony. In the year ended September 30, 2013, programming highlights included hits, such as Catfish, Teen Mom, Teen Wolf, Ridiculousness and Awkward; tentpole events, such as the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, which were watched by approximately 13.4 million viewers in the United States, and the 2013 MTV Movie Awards, which were watched by approximately 5.1 million viewers in the United States; and long-time favorite The Real World. MTV reached approximately 99 million domestic television households in September 2013 and approximately 548 million households in approximately 160 countries and territories worldwide through its 66 MTV branded channels. MTV2: MTV2, MTV2.com and the MTV2 mobile app offer music and lifestyle destinations and experiences with content targeting male ‘millennials’ aged 15 to 25 and featuring original music, live-action sports and irreverent lifestyle programming. In the year ended September 30, 2013, programming highlights included comedy-based premieres, such as Nick Cannon’s Wild ‘N Out and Ain’t That America; original series Mac Miller and Guy Code; and action sports and lifestyle programming, such as Nitro Circus Live. MTV2 reached approximately 82 million domestic television

 

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