Tag Archives: Comedy Central

Pierluigi Gazzolo to lead OTT and VIS and Juan Acosta to be VIMN Americas President

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) appointed Pierluigi Gazzolo as new President of the companys  OTT International division and Viacom International Studios (VIS), while Juan JC Acosta, the company’s Executive VP and COO, will serve as President at VIMN Americas. New job positions will be valid from January 3rd, 2020, and both executives will report to [...]

Viacom produces the first original Comedy Central series in Mexico

Comedy Central Latin America has started to produce its first original Mexican series, Se rentan cuartos. The series will be produced by Viacom International Studios (VIS) for Comedy Central through Endemol Shine Boomdog. It will be fully recorded in Mexico City and will be released throughout Latin America on October 30th. ‘We are happy to [...]

Viacom inaugurates new corporate building in Argentina

A few days before announcing its OTT Paramount+ launching in Latin America, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) officially opened its new corporate headquarters in the Southern Cone, located in San Isidro, 22 kilometers from Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina. The new generation office will serve as a base for all Viacoms entertainment brands operations, in [...]

Viacom launches its OTT Paramount+ in Latin America on April 30th

Viacom International Media Networks announced it will launch its OTT Paramount + in Latin America. Its catalog will include the companys regional contents, and will be marketed through operators and directly to the consumer. The chosen date for the launch is April 30th through the Brazilian operator Net, to later expand it to the entire [...]

Telefónica Media Networks signs ad sales deal with Viacom in Peru

Telefónica Media Networks has signed an agreement with Viacom to become the exclusive advertising representative for the TV channels and digital platforms of MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and Paramount Channel in the Peruvian market. “We are pleased with this agreement. The contents of Viacom are highly appreciated by the Peruvian audience, “said José del Valle, [...]

Viacom strikes mobile streaming deal with Telefónica in Latin America

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) announced that it has closed a deal with Telefónica to make a wide range of its TV channels and content available for streaming by subscribers of the Movistar Play platform in Latin America. Beginning in the first semester of 2018, Movistar Play will carry live feeds of MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick [...]

Viacom networks expand its distribution in Brazil

Viacom Brasil announced that it continues to expand the distribution of its channels in the main pay TV operators of that country. In this sense, Comedy Central is now available in the basic package of Net and Claro HDTV (América Móvil) on channel 137. In turn, the main DTH system of the country, SKY, has [...]

Comedy Central launches new original series for digital platforms

Pay TV channel Comedy Central (Viacom) has premiered the new short-form original series “Malas Snaperas”, exclusively produced for its digital platforms. It is available on the TV Everywhere app Comedy Central Play, on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. The series was produced for Comedy Central International by Factory Films exclusively for digital platforms of the [...]

Comedy Central launches new pan-regional campaign

Pay TV channel Comedy Central (Viacom) launched the new pan-regional campaign Fundación Comedy Central (Comedy Central Foundation) with the aim of consolidating the brand through one of its most emblematic contents: the stand-up. The campaign will have local versions in each of the markets where it launches (Argentina, Mexico, Colombia and Brazil). Comedy Central Foundation [...]

Comedy Central premieres new show exclusively on TV everywhere platform

  Pay TV channel Comedy Central premiered exclusively on its TV Everywhere platform –Comedy Central Play – the new TV program The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (TDS), an American news satire and talk show that analyzes the day’s top headlines.   The new season of this Emmy and Peabody Award-winning series was launched on the platform [...]