Are They Better Off Now Than They Were Four Months Ago? An Unofficial Paramount-Viacom-QVC Takeover Deal of the '90s Alumni Bulletin

Sumner Redstone, Viacom chairman, winning Paramount bidder. Has accepted a visiting professorship at Brandeis University. Possible course subjects: "Economics American culture, as long as they don't think I'm going to talk about Beavis and Butt-head." Beavis and Butt-head are trademarks of the Viacom Corp.

Martin Davis, outgoing Paramount chairman. Named to the board of Redstone's National Amusements, Inc. Has formed Wellspring Associates, which plans to invest in undervalued companies in need of restructuring.

H. Wayne Huizenga, Blockbuster chairman and Viacom ally in the Paramount takeover war. Now backpedaling from merger with Viacom. Has announced plans for a Florida sports-and-entertainment complex to...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!