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Viacom Inc. (Nasdaq: VIAB, VIA) and Taco Bell Foundation to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell in Celebration of America’s Graduates

ADVISORY, June 09, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Viacom Inc. (Nasdaq:VIAB) (Nasdaq:VIA), Taco Bell Foundation and Get Schooled will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of high school graduates and to inspire America’s next generation of leaders. Today, Viacom, Taco Bell Foundation and Get Schooled join forces in the annual Graduate for Más Times Square Yearbook, the world’s largest virtual yearbook recognizing the achievements of more than 600 teens across the nation on jumbo screens in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Philippe Dauman, Viacom President and CEO, and Brian Niccol, CEO of Taco Bell Corp., will ring the Opening Bell along with two students from Get Schooled.

Where:

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

When:

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Viacom Inc. Media Contact:
Lenore Feder
(212) 846-7120
Lenore.feder@viacom.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Christina Tomarelli
(646) 441-5120
Christina.Tomarelli@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:

A LiveStream of the Nasdaq Opening Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or 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. (Nasdaq:VIAB) (Nasdaq:VIA):

Viacom is home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, apps, games, consumer products, social media and other entertainment content for audiences in more than 165 countries and territories. Viacom's media networks, including Nickelodeon, CMT, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, TV Land, Nick at Nite, MTV, VH1, Comedy Central, SPIKE, Logo, BET, CENTRIC, Channel 5 (UK), Tr3s, Paramount Channel and VIVA, reach a cumulative 3.2 billion television subscribers worldwide. Paramount Pictures is a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment.

For more information about Viacom and its businesses, visit www.viacom.com. Keep up with Viacom news by following Viacom's blog at blog.viacom.com and Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/viacom.

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