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CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF EARNINGS (UNAUDITED) (USD $)
In Millions, except Per Share data, unless otherwise specified
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2010
Mar. 31, 2009
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF EARNINGS    
Revenues $ 2,786 $ 2,905
Expenses:    
Operating 1,521 1,748
Selling, general and administrative 653 633
Depreciation and amortization 78 82
Total expenses 2,252 2,463
Operating income 534 442
Interest expense, net (113) (109)
Equity in net losses of investee companies (28) (33)
Other items, net (10) (19)
Earnings from continuing operations before provision for income taxes 383 281
Provision for income taxes (138) (101)
Net earnings from continuing operations 245 180
Discontinued operations, net of tax 2 0
Net earnings (Viacom and noncontrolling interests) 247 180
Net earnings attributable to noncontrolling interests (2) (3)
Net earnings attributable to Viacom 245 177
Amounts attributable to Viacom:    
Net earnings from continuing operations 243 177
Discontinued operations, net of tax 2 0
Net earnings attributable to Viacom $ 245 $ 177
Basic earnings per share attributable to Viacom:    
Continuing operations $ 0.40 $ 0.29
Discontinued operations $ 0 $ 0
Net earnings $ 0.40 $ 0.29
Diluted earnings per share attributable to Viacom:    
Continuing operations $ 0.40 $ 0.29
Discontinued operations $ 0 $ 0
Net earnings $ 0.40 $ 0.29
Weighted average number of common shares outstanding:    
Weighted average number of common shares outstanding, basic 607.6 606.8
Weighted average number of common shares outstanding, diluted 609.6 607.1