5 Key Viacom Franchises for the Next Decade

By Keith Noonan Markets Fool.com

Viacom has struggled in recent years as ratings for its core television networks have slumped and a series of key film releases have underperformed at the box office.After weighing the sale of its Paramount Pictures division, Viacom(NASDAQ: VIA)is instead moving ahead with film production as a core component of its turnaround strategy and plans to create better integration between the unit and its other brands including Nickelodeon, MTV, and Comedy Central.

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Click through the presentation below for a look at five entertainment franchises that the company will lean on as it tries to get its entertainment business back in shape and orchestrate a comeback.

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