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‘City on a Hill’ Renewed for Season 3 at Showtime

Showtime is taking a third trip to Boston. The ViacomCBS-backed premium cable network has renewed City on a Hill for a third season. Showrunner Tom Fontana will return alongside stars Kevin…

Smithsonian Channel Programming Chief to Depart

David Royle, the long-time head of programming at Smithsonian Channel, is leaving the ViacomCBS cable network.

James Blue to Oversee Smithsonian Channel

James Blue to Oversee Smithsonian Channel

CBS Studios Taps Sheila Ducksworth to Head NAACP Production Deal

CBS has hired Will Packer Media executive Sheila Ducksworth to head up its development efforts under a deal with the NAACP.

‘Diary of a Future President’ Creator Inks CBS Studios Overall Deal

CBS Television Studios has signed an overall deal with 'Diary of a Future President' creator Ilana Peña.

Sumner Redstone, Tenacious Media Mogul, Dies at 97

Sumner Redstone, the hard-charging mogul who parlayed his father's New England drive-in theater business into a media empire that includes ViacomCBS, has died at age 97.

ViacomCBS U.K. Networks Unit Sets “No Diversity, No Commission” Policy

ViacomCBS Networks U.K. unveiled new measures to strengthen its inclusion drive and accelerate "diverse representation onscreen, offscreen and within its organization." Among the initiatives is a "no…

‘Attica’ Prison Revolt Doc in the Works at Showtime

Showtime Documentary Films on Monday unveiled plans for the feature documentary Attica, about the 1971 prison rebellion in upstate New York, by director Stanley Nelson (The Murder of Emmett Till).

MTV, Comedy Central Int’l Set Remotely Produced Comedy Series

ViacomCBS' MTV International has ordered 'Lockdown Laughs With Charlotte Crosby' and its Comedy Central International has set 'Comedians in Quarantine,' both of which are remotely produced amid the…

Former CBS CEO Joe Ianniello Earns $125 Million Exit Package

ViacomCBS disclosed the compensation for its top executives, in its first proxy filing since merging the two Redstone family-controlled companies last year.

Showtime Networks Names Michael Crotty CFO

ViacomCBS' Showtime Networks appointed Michael Crotty chief financial officer, replacing Adam Townsend who will leave the company at the end of the month. Crotty, who will report to Showtime Networks…

Former ‘Dexter’ Boss Inks Showtime, CBS Overall Deal

Former 'Dexter' showrunner Clyde Phillips has signed an overall deal with Showtime as well as CBS Television Studios.