Tag Archives: MTV

Viacom expects content production unit to become a USD 1-billion business by 2022

During a conference with analysts to discuss the Q218 results, Viacom CEO Bob Bakish shared details about the new studio production initiative for SVOD and third-party platforms. Viacom recently decided to create production units of MTV, Nickelodeon and Viacom International Media Networks and, according to Bakish, Comedy Central and BET will be launching shortly. This [...]

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, [...]

MTV to produce shows for streaming platforms

Viacom announced the launch of MTV Studios, a new unit that will develop new series for partners across SVOD and linear, with a focus on beloved shows, franchises and spin-offs that span MTVs 35-year history. MTV Studios initial slate includes a reimagined version of the feminist icon Daria; cult sci-fi hit Aeon Flux; groundbreaking reality [...]

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 [...]

MTV renews its identity in Latin America

The music channel MTV (Viacom) renewed its identity in Latin America last August 21th. It launched the slogan Nuevo. Sin Rolos” (New. No trouble) and the hashtag #EsNuevoEsMTV (Its new, its MTV). In addition, it introduced a new image for the channels institutional advertising, with an M dividing the screen and the center of the [...]

MTV launches series on social media

MTV International announced the premiere of “Single AF” (Single, available, famous), a new series that will debut on June 26 on MTV social networks (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat) and then will be available on linear TV at the end of this year. The new series will take celebrities around the world in a search [...]

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 [...]

MTV to premiere “Legends of Gaming: Cup Latinoamérica” on its TV Everywhere app

MTV announced the launch of “MTV Legends of Gaming: Cup Latin America”, the new competition show that will award the best “gamer” of the region. The show will be produced by the network and Endemol Shine and will debut on the TV Everywhere app MTV Play on March 7. “MTV Legends of Gaming: Cup Latin [...]

Argentina’s Telefe, MTV team up in new reality show

Last Sunday, the Argentine TV broadcaster Telefe – which was acquired by Viacom in 2016 – premiered the new reality show Despedida de Solteros (“Bachelor Party”). The show airs from Sunday to Thursday. At the end of each broadcast, MTV offers additional content in “Bachelor Party: MTV After Hours”. This marks the first participation between Viacoms pay [...]

Claro TV in Colombia added HD versions of MTV and Nickelodeon

  Pay-TV operator Claro TV (America Movil) in Colombia announced through a press release that it had added to its digital cable television grid the high-definition (HD) versions of MTV and Nickelodeon channels.   Owned by US broadcaster Viacom International Media Networks (VINM), the channels are located at frequencies 1214 and 1151 since late last [...]