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Nickelodeon's Nick News Returns With Kids, Race and Unity: A Nick News Special, Hosted by Global Superstar Alicia Keys

Hour-long special, amplifying young black voices and providing anti-racism resources for families, premieres Monday, June 29, at 7 P.M. (ET/PT)
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HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ —Nickelodeon’s heralded Nick News marks its return with a special hour-long presentation–Kids, Race and Unity: A Nick News Special, premiering Monday, June 29, at 7 p.m.

ViacomCBS Gives Back With Virtual Community Day

How employees around the world have found new ways to give back for the company’s annual day of service.
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By Crystal Barnes

For 23 consecutive years, thousands of Viacom employees have gathered at hundreds of sites around the world to rebuild and re-energize their communities in an outpouring of goodwill that was called “Viacommunity Day.” When Viacomjoined forces with CBS—whose employees had their own decades-long history of giving back—last December, we looked forward to uniting and enhancing our traditions under the ViacomCBS umbrella this spring.

Then COVID-19 shut down the world.

Creating a Virtual Culture of Inclusion at ViacomCBS

In a virtual celebration for Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, ‘The Talk’s’ Carrie Ann Inaba talks confronting racism, the blessings of a multiracial upbringing, and creating her own destiny, with CBS News correspondent Vladimir Duthiers.
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By Stuart Winchester

For The Talk host Carrie Ann Inaba, who is Japanese-Chinese-Irish and grew up in multicultural Hawaii, her multiracial background has always been something to celebrate.

“You wear it with a badge of honor like, ‘I’m this many,’” she remembered of her childhood. “’How many are you?’ Like, ‘Oh, I’m four nationalities.’ ‘Oh, I’m seven.’ It’s kind of like it’s something that we just talk openly about.”

ViacomCBS Employees in Asia on Fostering Creativity in Quarantine

What employees have learned about staying connected to each other and their work.
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By Stuart Winchester

ViacomCBS’ employees in Asia may have some helpful perspective for their peers around the world.  

In a virtual panel hosted by ViacomCBS International Networks (VCNI) President and CEO David Lynn, employees shared some of the lessons they’ve learned throughout the lockdown period. Employees from the Beijing office, some with masks still dangling from their ears, spoke about returning to the office, while their still-sheltering colleagues in Singapore talked about the creative measures they’ve adopted to stay connected. 

BET’s COVID-19 Relief Effort Raises Funds With Homespun Videos and Heartfelt Sentiments

By Jeff Vasishta
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Other than the actual fundraising, one of the enjoyable things about “at home” music events in this time of coronavirus is watching artists perform unvarnished.

ViacomCBS CEO: When Life Brings Us Challenges, Adapt Creatively

By Robert M. Bakish | President and CEO at ViacomCBS
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As the COVID-19 outbreak escalated into a global crisis, the entire ViacomCBS team all over the world has come together in amazing ways to ensure we keep providing the news and entertainment we know consumers are craving during this difficult time.

Nickelodeon Sees E-Learning Success as Employees Mentor Aspiring Animators

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Nickelodeon and Burbank High School's Animation Partnership is proudly in its 8th year pairing students with our industry professionals. And thanks to a few key players, we’ve been proudly pushing on from home!

ViacomCBS Launches $100 Million Coronavirus Relief Fund

By Brent Lang
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ViacomCBS has launched a $100 million fund to provide support to the crew members, actors, and filmmakers whose livelihoods have been impacted by the production shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Variety has learned.

ViacomCBS Networks to Air “ONE WORLD: TOGETHER AT HOME,” a Global Special to Celebrate and Support Frontline Healthcare Workers in the Fight Against the COVID-19 Pandemic, on Saturday, April 18

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ViacomCBS Brands Participating Around the World Include Broadcast Networks CBS, Channel 5, Network 10, and Telefe; BET and MTV Globally; and CMT, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV2, Paramount Network, Pop, TV LAND and VH1 in the U.S.

The Special, Produced by Global Citizen, Will Feature Real Experiences from Doctors, Nurses and Families Around the World

Powered by Commitments from Supporters and Corporate Partners in Benefit of the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund, Broadcast Special to Also Benefit Local and Regional Charities that Provide Food, Shelter and Healthcare to Those Who Need Help Most

Historic Broadcast to be Hosted by Jimmy Fallon of “The Tonight Show,” Jimmy Kimmel of “Jimmy Kimmel Live” and Stephen Colbert of THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT; Friends from Sesame Street Also on Hand to Help Unify and Inspire People Around the World to Take Meaningful Actions that Increase Support for the Global COVID-19 Response

Curated in Collaboration with Lady Gaga, Broadcast to Include Alanis Morissette, Andrea Bocelli, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Burna Boy, Chris Martin, David Beckham, Eddie Vedder, Elton John, FINNEAS, Idris and Sabrina Elba, J Balvin, John Legend, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Kerry Washington, Lang Lang, Lizzo, Maluma, Paul McCartney, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Shah Rukh Khan and Stevie Wonder

Press Release

ViacomCBS Brands Participating Around the World Include Broadcast Networks CBS, Channel 5, Network 10, and Telefe; BET and MTV Globally; and CMT, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV2, Paramount Network, Pop, TV LAND and VH1 in the U.S.

The Special, Produced by Global Citizen, Will Feature Real Experiences from Doctors, Nurses and Families Around the World

Powered by Commitments from Supporters and Corporate Partners in Benefit of the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund, Broadcast Special to Also Benefit Local and Regional Charities that Provide Food, Shelter and Healthcare to Those Who Need Help Most

Historic Broadcast to be Hosted by Jimmy Fallon of “The Tonight Show,” Jimmy Kimmel of “Jimmy Kimmel Live” and Stephen Colbert of THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT; Friends from Sesame Street Also on Hand to Help Unify and Inspire People Around the World to Take Meaningful Actions that Increase Support for the Global COVID-19 Response

Curated in Collaboration with Lady Gaga, Broadcast to Include Alanis Morissette, Andrea Bocelli, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Burna Boy, Chris Martin, David Beckham, Eddie Vedder, Elton John, FINNEAS, Idris and Sabrina Elba, J Balvin, John Legend, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Kerry Washington, Lang Lang, Lizzo, Maluma, Paul McCartney, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Shah Rukh Khan and Stevie Wonder

Nickelodeon Research Reveals Kids’ and Parents’ COVID-19 Fears

“There’s an ‘in it together’ sense for today’s parents and kids, as opposed to shielding kids from something negative.”
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By Tara Weiss

Shielding kids from the reality of COVID-19 is nearly impossible, new interviews from Nickelodeon Consumer Research show. Their daily lives have been disrupted by social distancing measures, parents working from home, and school closings, which is causing kids to feel much of the same anxiety as adults.

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