Showtime Networks

American entertainment company

Showtime Networks is a media company that began in New York City in 1983. In the beginning, it was Showtime/The Movie Channel, Inc.. This came about because of a merger among three companies: Showtime, The Movie Channel and Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment. It was originally owned by Viacom until 2005. That year, the company split into two companies; Viacom and CBS Corporation.

Showtime Networks Inc.
Company typeSubsidiary
IndustryCable television
HeadquartersNew York City, United States
Key people
Matthew C. Blank
Ken Kay
(Senior VP/General Manager)
David Nevins
(President of Entertainment)
ProductsPay television
Revenue$950 million (2011)[1]
OwnerParamount Global
Number of employees

The network is in charge of the company's premium cable television channels, including Showtime.

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