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ViacomCBS CFO: Streaming Content Spend Will Double in 2021

Why did ViacomCBS shake up the leadership at its Paramount Pictures division this week? According to CFO Naveen Chopra, the move is about making sure the company can adapt to a rapidly…

ViacomCBS Makes Paramount Shake-Up Official

The shake-up at Paramount is official. Brian Robbins, who oversees Nickelodeon for parent company ViacomCBS, will add oversight of the famed movie studio. Jim Gianopulos, who has led…

Jim Gianopulos to Exit Paramount Pictures, Brian Robbins to Take Over as Chairman and CEO

Jim Gianopulos will be leaving Paramount as chairman and CEO, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Brian Robbins, who currently runs kids network Nickelodeon for parent company ViacomCBS…

Paramount CEO Jim Gianopulos on Biden: “Let’s See What Joe Can Do With His Sharpie”

Paramount chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos, an early Biden supporter and fundraiser, on watching election returns ("The pain of 2016 came rushing back") and his hopes for the new administration: "I…

Tokyo: Paramount’s Jim Gianopulos Says Box Office Recovery in Japan, China Proves “Audiences Want to Return to Theaters”

Paramount Pictures chairman Jim Gianopulos delivered a keynote address to Tokyo's TIFFCOM content market Wednesday, offering a detailed recap of how COVID-19 has reshaped the movie business in 2020…

Watch Hollywood Reporter’s Full Studio Chief Summit With Execs From Netflix, Amazon, Sony and More

Toby Emmerich (Warner Bros.), Donna Langley (Universal), Jim Gianopulos (Paramount), Alan Horn (Disney), Tom Rothman (Sony), Jennifer Salke (Amazon) and Scott Stuber (Netflix) join for a first-ever…

Paramount’s Jim Gianopulos Meets With Pope Francis

The studio's chief was at the Vatican on Nov. 14 to join tech execs from Google, Apple and Facebook for a discussion on how to shield children from harmful media and promote "Digital Child Dignity."

Jim Gianopulos Confirmed as Paramount Chairman and CEO for Merged ViacomCBS

Viacom and CBS Corp. confirmed top content executive roles for when they complete their recombination, including that Jim Gianopulos will oversee filmed entertainment operations, continuing as…

Studio Chief Summit: All 7 Top Film Executives, One Room, Nothing Off-Limits (and No Easy Answers)

For the first time, all major studio heads — Paramount's Jim Gianopulos, Disney's Alan Horn, Warner Bros.' Toby Emmerich, Universal's Donna Langley, Sony's Tom Rothman, Amazon's Jennifer Salke and…

Viacom CEO Talks Progress in Paramount Turnaround Plan

Viacom CEO Bob Bakish on Tuesday at an industry conference talked up progress in his turnaround plan for Paramount Pictures.

Paramount’s Jim Gianopulos Launches New Studio-wide Diversity Initiative

Launching a new initiative to champion diversity and inclusion, Paramount Pictures chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos has instituted a Content Creation Council at the studio in order "to enhance access…

Produced By: Paramount’s Jim Gianopulos Stresses Originality as the Key to Deciding What Movies to Make

Paramount Pictures chief Jim Gianopulos stressed the importance he places on originality in deciding what movies to make since those are the movies that will bring audiences into theaters as he…