Also, don’t rejuvenate anything until late winter/earliest spring. Too late now to do the job this year, as I explain in my pruning FAQ page (where, actually, the viburnum pruning is covered, too): http://awaytogarden.com/garden-faq/pruning-faqs
When these shrubs are gangly, I normally cut out oldest stems to the ground, or even clear-cut the whole shrub (horrors!), as you will read above. Hard to "shape" a viburnum (cut back slightly) without making a mess.
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Welcome! I’m Margaret Roach, a leading garden writer for 25 years—at ‘Martha Stewart Living,’ ‘Newsday,’ and in three books. I host a public-radio podcast; I also lecture, plus hold tours at my 2.3-acre Hudson Valley (NY) Zone 5B garden, and always say no to chemicals and yes to great plants.