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ViacomCBS media mogul Sumner Redstone dead at 97

1 month ago   |   By RT

Media magnate Sumner Redstone has died at the age of 97, having built his family's drive-in theater business into one of the largest media empires in the world through a series of shrewd acquisitions and battles with other moguls.
Redstone, who ran CBS and Viacom until February 2016, died on Tuesday at his Los Angeles home, according to the family's private holding company National Amusements. His daughter, Shari Redstone, will continue to run the family media empire, taking over her father's seat on the board of trustees that controls 70 percent of ViacomCBS.
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Media mogul Sumner Redstone dies at 97

Media mogul Sumner Redstone dies at 97

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

Sumner Redstone, who built a media empire from his family's drive-in movie chain, has died. He was 97.
ViacomCBS Inc., which he lead for decades, remembered Redstone for his “unparalleled passion to win, his endless intellectual curiosity, and his complete dedication to the company.”
Redstone built the company through aggressive acquisitions, but many headlines with his name focused on severed ties with wives, actors and executives. In multiple interviews, he said he'd never die.
His tight-fisted grip on the National Amusements theater chain, which controlled CBS Corp. and Viacom Inc...
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Sumner Redstone, billionaire media tycoon who bought Viacom and CBS, dies

Sumner Redstone, billionaire media tycoon who bought Viacom and CBS, dies

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Sumner Redstone, who a built media empire from his family's drive-in theater chain, has died. He was 97.
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Sumner Redstone, Mogul Who Aggressively Altered the Media Landscape, Dies at 97

1 month ago   |   By Time

Sumner Redstone, who built a media empire from his family's drive-in movie chain, has died. He was 97.
Redstone built the company through aggressive acquisitions, but many headlines with his name focused on severed ties with wives, actors and executives. In multiple interviews, he said he'd never die.
His tight-fisted grip on the National Amusements theater chain, which controlled CBS Corp. and Viacom Inc. through voting stock, was passed to his daughter Shari Redstone, who battled top executives to re-merge the two entities that split in 2006.
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Sumner Redstone, Viacom and CBS Titan, Dies at 97

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

The media mogul passed away on Tuesday afternoon at his Los Angeles home.
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Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Sumner Redstone, the billionaire media magnate whose family company controls CBS and Viacom, and whose career spilled over from boardrooms to gossip sheets, has died. He was 97. Redstone's health had been declining before his passing Tuesday, according to the Hollywood Reporter. President and CEO of ViacomCBS Bob Bakish hailed the mogul as “a brilliant...
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