Viacom Inc. [VIA] To Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell In Honor Of Viacommunity Day

ADVISORY, April 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Viacom Inc. [VIA] will mark the company's 18 th annual Viacommunity Day, a company-wide day of employee service, with a visit to the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. On Viacommunity Day, April 19, 2013, thousands of Viacom employees around the world mobilize to serve their local communities.

Viacom President & CEO Philippe Dauman will ring the Opening Bell, accompanied by a group of Viacommunity Day volunteers; Chris Wood, Founder of Sea Bright Rising, a Viacom partner organization devoted to Hurricane Sandy relief in Sea Bright, N.J.; and Sea Bright Mayor Dina Long.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43 rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Monday, April 22, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Contact: Chanel Cathey (212) 846-2876 chanel.cathey@viacom.com

NASDAQ MarketSite: Jen Knapp (212) 401-8916 Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information: *As of January 7, 2013 the Ceremony feeds will be in HD 1080i.

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx .

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About Viacom Inc. [VIA]:

Viacom is home to the world's premier entertainment brands that connect with audiences through compelling content across television, motion picture, online and mobile platforms in over 160 countries and territories. With media networks reaching approximately 700 million global subscribers, Viacom's leading brands include MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, BET, CENTRIC, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick at Nite, COMEDY CENTRAL, TV Land, SPIKE, Tr3s, Paramount Channel and VIVA.  Paramount Pictures, America's oldest film studio and creator of many of the most beloved motion pictures, continues today as a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. Viacom operates a large portfolio of branded digital media experiences, including many of the world's most popular properties for entertainment, community and casual online gaming.

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