ViacomCBS Will Aim to Be a Content Arms Dealer to Major Platforms [THR]

ViacomCBS Will Aim to Be a Content Arms Dealer to Major Platforms [THR]

By Paul Bond

September 12, 2019 | CBS chief creative officer David Nevins made it clear Thursday that CBS, and a merged ViacomCBS, will be an arms dealer to the highest bidders while not hoarding content for their own streaming services.

“There’s a lot of hungry mouths to feed,” Nevins told analysts at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2019 Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference in Beverly Hills. “We really believe in not only serving inside our own ecosystem but serving people outside. … A lot of important suppliers are pulling back from demand.”

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