Joe Ianniello’s Big Pay Day, For Your Amusement


Under the choreography and direction of Shari Redstone, President of National Amusements, Inc., Viacom and CBS Corporation are on the Reunification Turnpike, speedily reaching a destination that will result in the creation of “ViacomCBS” — led by current Viacom President/CEO Bob Bakish.

While one may pity Joe Ianniello, the President and acting CEO of CBS, for “only” serving under Bakish as Chairman/CEO of what will become the CBS business unit within ViacomCBS, they need only look at the huge financial windfall Ianniello will be receiving for his loyalty to NAI — and for turning his back on disgraced former CBS CEO Les Moonves.

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