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Viacom will launch Pluto TV in Spanish for Latin America

In its first quarter 2019 presentation to analysts, which ended last December for Viacom, the company announced that new free linear OTT Pluto TV -which will buy for USD 340 million- offers a near-term Spanish language opportunity, both in the U.S. and Latin America. According to Viacom, Pluto TV is currently the largest free streaming [...]

Seventh year of audience leadership in FTA for Telefe

According to data provided by Kantar Ibope Media, Telefe (Viacom) led argentinian audience for the seventh consecutive year in 2018. Telefe shared a difference of 0.96 rating points and 4.51% of share with eltrece, its main competitor. Viacoms company also reached the highest share of the last 10 years, averaging a 36,17% in 2018. From [...]

DirecTV signs ad sales deal with Viacom

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has signed an ad sales deal with DirecTV. In this way, Viacom will be the exclusive advertising sales representative of the operator for Argentina and Uruguay. The DirecTV platforms, which include the sports channels DirecTV Sports, DirecTV Sports 2, DirecTV Sports+ and the digital platform, as well as OnDirecTV, and [...]

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 [...]