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Paramount Pictures Corporation
Subsidiary o Viacom
Foondit1912; 108 years ago (1912) (as Famous Players Film Company)
FoondersW. W. Hodkinson
Adolph Zukor
Jesse L. Lasky
HeidquartersHollywood, Californie,
Aurie served
Key fowk
Brad Grey
(Chairman an CEO)
Rob Moore
(Vice Chairman)
ProductsMotion picturs
RevenueIncrease $3.7 billion (2014)
Increase $219 million (2014)
AwnerFamous Players-Lasky Corporation
(1916 (1916)–1927 (1927))
(1927 (1927)–1966 (1966))
Mountain Company
(1966 (1966)–1992 (1992))
Crédit Lyonnais
(1992 (1992)–1994 (1994))
National Amusements (1994 (1994)–present)
ParentFamous Players-Lasky Corporation
(1916 (1916)–1927 (1927))
(1927 (1927)–1966 (1966))
(1966 (1966)–1989 (1989))
Paramount Communications Inc.
(1989 (1989)–1995 (1995))
Viacom (original) (1994 (1994)–2005 (2005))
Viacom (2006 (2006)–present)[note 1]
Paramount Home Media Distribution
Insurge Pictures
Paramount Famous Productions
Paramount Vantage
Paramount Animation
Paramount Television
MTV Films
Nickelodeon Movies
Comedy Central Films
United International Pictures (50%)
Paramount Parks
Paramount Stations Group
SubsidiariesMelange Pictures, LLC

Paramount Pictures Corporation (commonly kent as Paramount Studios or simply Paramount, an umwhile kent as Famous Players-Lasky Corporation) is a film studio, televeesion production company an motion pictur distributor, consistently ranked as ane o the "Big Sax" film studios o Hollywood. It is a subsidiary o U.S. media conglomerate Viacom. Paramount is a member o the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).[1]

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. During this period, twa companies named Viacom hae ained Paramount. The oreeginal ained the studio till 2006, when the new Viacom (spun off frae the auld ane, which wis renamed CBS Corporation) assumed ainership o Paramount.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Motion Picture Association of America – About Us". MPAA. Retrieved May 27, 2012.