Paramount Pictures Corporation (commonly kent as Paramount Studios or simply Paramount, an umwhile kent as Famous Players-Lasky Corporation) is a film studio, televeesion production company an motion pictur distributor, consistently ranked as ane o the "Big Sax" film studios o Hollywood. It is a subsidiary o U.S. media conglomerate Viacom. Paramount is a member o the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).
- During this period, twa companies named Viacom hae ained Paramount. The oreeginal ained the studio till 2006, when the new Viacom (spun off frae the auld ane, which wis renamed CBS Corporation) assumed ainership o Paramount.