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Paramount Pictures Corporation
Subsidiary o Viacom
Industry Film
Foondit 1912; 105 years ago (1912) (as Famous Players Film Company)
1914
Foonders W. W. Hodkinson
Adolph Zukor
Jesse L. Lasky
Heidquarters Hollywood, Californie,
U.S
Aurie served
Warldwide
Key fowk
Brad Grey
(Chairman an CEO)
Rob Moore
(Vice Chairman)
Products Motion picturs
Revenue Increase $3.7 billion (2014)
Increase $219 million (2014)
Ainer Famous Players-Lasky Corporation
(1916 (1916)–1927 (1927))
Independent
(1927 (1927)–1966 (1966))
Mountain Company
(1966 (1966)–1992 (1992))
Crédit Lyonnais
(1992 (1992)–1994 (1994))
National Amusements (1994 (1994)–present)
Parent Famous Players-Lasky Corporation
(1916 (1916)–1927 (1927))
Independent
(1927 (1927)–1966 (1966))
Gulf+Western
(1966 (1966)–1989 (1989))
Paramount Communications Inc.
(1989 (1989)–1995 (1995))
Viacom (original) (1994 (1994)–2005 (2005))
Viacom (2006 (2006)–present)[note 1]
Diveesions Current:
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%)
Umwhile:
Gulf+Western
Paramount Parks
Paramount Stations Group
Subsidiaries Melange Pictures, LLC
Wabsteid www.paramount.com

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]

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  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.

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