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Document entity information - shares
6 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2017
Apr. 30, 2017
Entity Information [Abstract]    
Entity Registrant Name Viacom Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001339947  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --09-30  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2017  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2017  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer Yes  
Entity Voluntary Filers No  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Common Class A    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   49,431,379
Common Class B    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   352,300,394