ViacomCBS Lays Off Several Contract Workers Across Multiple Divisions

MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, Comedy Central, TV Land, Showtime and Paramount Pictures all see cuts

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ViacomCBS, created in December when Viacom and CBS merged, laid off contract workers across a number of its divisions today, a move the company said was due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has shut down most Hollywood productions.

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