ViacomCBS Leaders Talk NFL, Streaming, Merger

Viacom and CBS aim to prosper in the streaming arena by covering both ends of the marketplace, blending Viacom’s focus on ad-supported platforms with CBS’s strong head start on subscribers for CBS All Access and Showtime. ViacomCBS CEO Bob Bakish and incoming CFO Christina Spade outlined the combined company’s vision for how it will best monetize the $13 billion in content spending across the two companies that are expected to complete the merger agreement announced last month by year’s end.

Showtime’s Christina Spade Named CBS CFO

Christina Spade, Showtime’s chief financial officer, has been named EVP and Chief Financial Officer at CBS Corp., the latest move from president and interim CEO Joe Ianniello in restructuring the company’s exec suite after the departure of longtime CEO Les Moonves.

Christina Spade Named CFO Of Showtime Networks