Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
media
Subsidy Total: 
$1,678,200,838
Number of Awards: 
737
Time Period: 

Earliest year of data: 1993. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this industry are for the period since 2013.

Notes: 

The total includes only those entries matched to a parent company. The industry designation is the primary one for the parent's operations overall. Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.


Top 10 Parent CompaniesTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
ViacomCBS$1,329,740,953254
Hearst$74,665,22744
News Corp.$49,885,41238
Digital First Media$42,446,4105
New York Times Co.$30,093,42423
Forbes Media$27,125,0001
Univision Communications$21,672,41319
Gannett$20,239,82662
Discovery Inc.$17,922,86228
Bertelsmann$14,162,37636


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Parent Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Daily News, L.P. Digital First Media New Jersey state 2010 $41,650,000 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corp ViacomCBS Pennsylvania state $36,960,214 tax credit/rebate
Forbes Media LLC & Forbes Media Holdings LLC Forbes Media New Jersey state 2014 $27,125,000 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corporation ViacomCBS California state 2017 $22,394,000 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corporation ViacomCBS California state 2018 $21,492,000 tax credit/rebate
Eye Productions, Inc. (CBS) ViacomCBS New York State 2019 $21,247,713 tax credit/rebate
Eye Productions, Inc. (CBS) ViacomCBS New York state 2017 $21,217,413 tax credit/rebate
Eye Productions, Inc. (CBS) ViacomCBS New York state 2018 $20,955,852 tax credit/rebate
CBS Television Studios ViacomCBS New York State 2019 $20,894,059 tax credit/rebate
CBS Television Studios, Inc. ViacomCBS New York State 2019 $20,744,360 tax credit/rebate
Eye Productions (CBS) ViacomCBS New York state 2017 $20,635,661 tax credit/rebate
Eye Productions, Inc. (CBS) ViacomCBS New York state 2018 $20,634,651 tax credit/rebate
CBS Studios Inc. ViacomCBS California state 2021 $20,563,000 tax credit/rebate
Eye Productions, Inc. (CBS) ViacomCBS New York State 2019 $20,554,495 tax credit/rebate
Eye Productions, Inc. (CBS) ViacomCBS New York state 2017 $20,535,166 tax credit/rebate
CBS Studios Inc. ViacomCBS California state 2020 $20,452,000 tax credit/rebate
Eye Productions Inc. (CBS) ViacomCBS New York state 2020 $20,204,176 tax credit/rebate
Eye Productions Inc. (CBS) ViacomCBS New York state 2020 $20,082,228 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corporation ViacomCBS Michigan state 2013 $20,000,000 cost reimbursement
Eye Productions Inc. (CBS) ViacomCBS New York state 2017 $19,887,055 tax credit/rebate
Eye Productions, Inc. (CBS) ViacomCBS New York state 2018 $19,861,776 tax credit/rebate
Eye Productions Inc. (CBS) ViacomCBS New York state 2016 $19,758,722 tax credit/rebate
Eye Productions, Inc. (CBS) ViacomCBS New York state 2017 $19,646,098 tax credit/rebate
Possible Productions, Inc. (Showtime) ViacomCBS New York State 2019 $19,482,667 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corporation (Viacom/Pa ramount) ViacomCBS New York state 2016 $19,217,477 tax credit/rebate
Eye Productions Inc. (CBS) ViacomCBS New York state 2016 $18,745,914 tax credit/rebate
Eye Productions, Inc. (CBS) ViacomCBS New York state 2017 $18,243,915 tax credit/rebate
Eye Productions, Inc. (CBS) ViacomCBS New York State 2019 $18,163,047 tax credit/rebate
Hearst Corporation, The Hearst New York local 2003 $18,148,563 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Hearst Corporation, The Hearst New York local 2003 $18,094,363 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Paramount Pictures Corporation ViacomCBS California state 2020 $17,513,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Television Studios (CBS) ViacomCBS New York state 2020 $16,813,729 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corporation ViacomCBS Michigan state 2015 $16,742,975 cost reimbursement
Possible Productions, Inc. (Showtime) ViacomCBS New York state 2018 $16,289,789 tax credit/rebate
CBS Films Inc. ViacomCBS Massachusetts state 2016 $15,738,698 tax credit/rebate
CBS Studios, Inc. ViacomCBS California state 2019 $15,646,000 tax credit/rebate
Eye Productions, Inc. (CBS) ViacomCBS New York state 2017 $15,543,239 tax credit/rebate
CBS Television Studios ViacomCBS California state 2018 $15,531,000 tax credit/rebate
Eye Productions Inc. (CBS) ViacomCBS New York state 2017 $15,447,616 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corp. ViacomCBS New York State 2019 $14,968,145 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corporation ViacomCBS Pennsylvania state $14,512,794 tax credit/rebate
EYE Productions, Inc. (CBS) ViacomCBS New York state 2020 $13,732,655 tax credit/rebate
CBS Television Studios ViacomCBS New York State 2019 $13,643,183 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corp. ViacomCBS Michigan state 2017 $13,500,000 grant
Eye Productions, Inc. ViacomCBS Pennsylvania state 2018 $12,909,568 tax credit/rebate
Paramount TV ViacomCBS California state 2020 $12,748,000 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corporation ViacomCBS Pennsylvania state $12,000,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Television Studios (CBS) ViacomCBS New York state 2020 $11,574,007 tax credit/rebate
The Late Show, Inc. ViacomCBS New York state 2015 $11,100,000 tax credit/rebate
NYP Holdings Inc. dba New York Post News Corp. New York state 2007 $10,842,291 enterprise zone
CBS Studios, Inc. ViacomCBS California state 2018 $10,624,000 tax credit/rebate
Eye Productions, Inc. (CBS) ViacomCBS New York state 2018 $10,403,157 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International Inc. ViacomCBS California state 2016 $10,327,000 tax credit/rebate
MTV Networks ViacomCBS California state 2015 $10,023,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Studios Inc. ViacomCBS California state 2020 $9,666,000 tax credit/rebate
Reed Elsevier Inc. RELX Group North Carolina state 2012 $8,860,500 grant
Eye Productions, Inc. ViacomCBS North Carolina state 2014 $8,789,561 tax credit/rebate
New York Times Company, The New York Times Co. New York local 2001 $8,538,616 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
New York Times Company, The New York Times Co. New York local 2001 $8,527,432 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Possible Productions Inc. (Showtime) ViacomCBS New York state 2016 $8,484,635 tax credit/rebate
CBS Studios, Inc. ViacomCBS California state 2019 $8,476,000 tax credit/rebate
Possible Productions Inc. ViacomCBS California state 2017 $8,407,000 tax credit/rebate
Eye Productions, Inc. ViacomCBS North Carolina state 2013 $8,339,303 tax credit/rebate
CBS Studios Inc. ViacomCBS California state 2019 $8,272,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Television Studios ViacomCBS California state 2018 $8,195,000 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corporation ViacomCBS California state 2018 $8,166,000 tax credit/rebate
NYP Holdings, Inc. dba New York Post News Corp. New York state 2008 $7,984,790 enterprise zone
CBS Studios, Inc. ViacomCBS California state 2018 $7,846,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Television Studios ViacomCBS New York State 2019 $7,740,333 tax credit/rebate
DW Studios Productions LLC ViacomCBS Illinois state 2011 $7,660,175 tax credit/rebate
Hearst Corporation, The Hearst New York local 2007 $7,579,974 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CBS, Inc. ViacomCBS New York local 2016 $7,556,093 tax credit/rebate
CBS Films Inc. ViacomCBS California state 2013 $7,495,905 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corp. ViacomCBS Michigan state 2017 $7,481,818 grant
Paramount Pictures Corporation ViacomCBS California state 2015 $7,396,000 tax credit/rebate
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. John Wiley & Sons New Jersey state 2000 $7,347,200 grant
Possible Productions Inc. ViacomCBS California state 2018 $7,324,000 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corp. ViacomCBS New York State 2019 $7,037,484 tax credit/rebate
CBS, Inc. ViacomCBS New York local 2017 $6,968,005 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corp. ViacomCBS California state 2017 $6,900,000 tax credit/rebate
EYE Productions ViacomCBS South Carolina state 2013 $6,815,272 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International, Inc. (Viacom) ViacomCBS New York state 2017 $6,578,005 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corp. ViacomCBS California state 2016 $6,458,000 tax credit/rebate
DW Studios Productions LLC ViacomCBS Michigan state 2010 $6,134,321 cost reimbursement
CBS Studios Inc. ViacomCBS California state 2017 $6,074,000 tax credit/rebate
MTV Networks ViacomCBS California state 2014 $6,018,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Television Studios ViacomCBS California state 2018 $5,995,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Studios Inc. ViacomCBS California state 2017 $5,873,000 tax credit/rebate
New York Times Company, The New York Times Co. New York local 2007 $5,724,344 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CBS Inc. ViacomCBS New York Local 2018 $5,647,796 tax credit/rebate
CBS Films Inc. ViacomCBS Pennsylvania state $5,582,198 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International, Inc. (Viacom) ViacomCBS New York state 2017 $5,555,036 tax credit/rebate
CBS, Inc. ViacomCBS New York local 2009 $5,542,297 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CBS Films Inc. ViacomCBS Pennsylvania state 2016 $5,538,721 tax credit/rebate
Brotherhood Productions, Inc. ViacomCBS Rhode Island state 2008 $5,484,600 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International (Viacom) ViacomCBS New York state 2018 $5,458,144 tax credit/rebate
GANNETT SATELLITE INFORMATION NETWORK, INC. Gannett New York state 2007 $5,443,444 tax credit/rebate
CBS, Inc. ViacomCBS New York local 2012 $5,120,331 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CBS, Inc. ViacomCBS New York local 2008 $5,074,980 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Brotherhood Productions, Inc. ViacomCBS Rhode Island state 2009 $5,069,323 tax credit/rebate
Brotherhood Productions, Inc. ViacomCBS Rhode Island state 2010 $5,069,323 tax credit/rebate
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