Tag Archives: Viacom

OTT Amazon Prime Video adds local content in Latin America in society with Viacom

OTT service Amazon Prime Video from American electronic company Amazon got to a deal for the distribution in Latin America of two non-release series from Viacom productions. Those are two latin American productions named ¿Homens? and ¿Dani Who?. The first one was created by Brazilian YouTube channel Porta dos Fundos (from Viacom) and its schedule [...]

Twitter announces new video content deals in Latin America

Twitter has announced new premium content deal in Latin America, including sports, news and entertainment from companies like Fox Sports, Sony Pictures Television, Turner and Viacom, among others. During its first TwitterFronts event for Latin America, the social network announced 11 deals. The new live and original programming includes a partnership with Fox Sports to [...]

Viacom bets on original short-form content, expands Noggin in Latin America

Ezequiel Fonseca Zas, SVP Multiplatform Digital Strategy & Marketing of Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Americas, spoke to NexTV News Latam about the plans for 2019, which include the expansion of the Noggin app, which will shortly announce an important agreement, and the production of original short-form content for social media. The executive will [...]

Viacom and Porta dos Fundos announce new original series in Brazil

Viacom and Brazilian comedy producer Porta dos Fundos announced the new original series “Homens?, which is expected to premiere in March 2019 on Comedy Central. “Homens?” is the second production of Porta dos Fundos for Comedy Central, the first was “Borges”, which is also available on Netflix. The group also produced “O Grande Gonzalez” for [...]

Viacom launches streaming channel with classic Nickelodeon shows

Viacom announced the launch of NickSplat, a new streaming channel available on VRV service in the United States, which includes about 30 classic shows of Nickelodeon. The slate of the network’s 1990s classics includes CatDog, AAAHH!!! Real Monsters, The Wild Thornberrys and The Angry Beavers, among others. VRV service is available in the United States [...]

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 [...]

Telefe hits 2 million subscribers on YouTube

Argentine TV broadcaster Telefe (Viacom) announced that its YouTube channel has surpassed 2 million subscribers, only eight months after receiving YouTubes gold Play Button for reaching 1 million. Telefes official channel on YouTube has more than 75,000 videos and offers the best contents of each show. The channels of Susana Giménez, Humor Telefe and Novelas [...]

Viacom acquires digital media company AwesomenessTV

Viacom announced that it plans to acquire AwesomenessTV, the digital entertainment company focused on the so-called ‘Gen Z’. It will live under Viacom Digital Studios (VDS). Viacom confirmed the move in a blog post. In the past days, several U.S media had reported that the media conglomerate was interest in acquiring AwesomenessTV, which is currently [...]

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 [...]