Sumner Redstone dies at 97; media mogul who said 'content is king'
Is denied ever of using anyone. The billionaire media mogul has died. Sumner Redstone has died. He was 97. He started with a family own drive in movie theater company National Amusements and turned it into a media empire that included CBS, Viacom, Showtime, MTV, Nickelodeon Comedy Central Paramount Pictures Radio, the Blockbuster movie rental chain and Simon and Schuster. He was one of America's richest men. Forbes estimated his personal fortune at more than six billion. In dollars. He's credited with popularizing multiplex cinemas.