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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 6, 2021

 

 

VIACOMCBS INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   001-09553   04-2949533
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
IdentificationNumber)

 

1515 Broadway

New York, New York

  10036
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (212) 258-6000

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class

  

Trading
Symbols

  

Name of each exchange
on which registered

Class A Common Stock, $0.001 par value    VIACA    The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Class B Common Stock, $0.001 par value    VIAC    The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
5.75% Series A Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock, $0.001 par value    VIACP    The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company  ☐

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ☐

 

 

 


Item 2.02

Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On May 6, 2021, ViacomCBS Inc. issued a press release announcing earnings for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021. A copy of the press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99 and is incorporated by reference herein in its entirety.

The information furnished pursuant to this Item 2.02, including Exhibit 99, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or otherwise subject to the liabilities under that Section and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filings under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

 

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

 

Exhibit
Number

  

Description of Exhibit

99    Press release of ViacomCBS Inc., dated May 6, 2021, announcing earnings for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021.
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).


SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

VIACOMCBS INC.
By:  

/s/ Christa A. D’Alimonte

Name:   Christa A. D’Alimonte
Title:   Executive Vice President,
General Counsel and Secretary

Date: May 6, 2021