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ViacomCBS launches CBS News in Latin America

ViacomCBS officially announced on Tuesday that the US FTA TV channel CBS launched the mobile app CBS News and, this way, began its landing in Latin America. CBS News offers access to CBSN, a free service that includes news contents 24 hours a day. Additionally, recently Bob Bakish, CEO at ViacomCBS, announced plans to relaunch [...]

ViacomCBS strengthens CBS All Access catalog and prepares its international launch

Bob Bakish, CEO of ViacomCBS, announced plans to relaunch the CBS All Access platform with other 15 thousand hours of content from Viacom and CBS, with the aim of expanding it internationally in 2021. The most recent ViacomCBS OTT launches in Latin America are Pluto TV and Paramount+. During Credit Suisse’s Annual Virtual Communications Conference, [...]

ViacomCBS confirms CBS All Access international launch plans

ViacomCBS CEO, Bob Bakish, confirmed today during Viacoms earnings conference call that the companys OTT CBS All Access will undergo a rebranding soon as it expands internationally to incorporate more of the companys cable brands and library programming. ViacomCBS has not confirmed an official date for its arrival at Latin America yet, where it has [...]

Viacom and CBS merge on ViacomCBS

ViacomCBS announced the completion of the merger between CBS Corporation and Viacom Inc. The combined company, which is renamed ViacomCBS, creates a premium content powerhouse with global scale, including leadership positions in markets across the U.S., Europe, Latin America and Asia. ‘This is a historic moment that brings together two iconic companies to form one [...]

Viacom and CBS to combine on December 4th

Viacom and CBS announced today that they will complete their merger on December 4th, under which they will operate as a single company, which will be called ViacomCBS. This way, both companies are following the announcement made at the end of October, when they indicated that the merger would take place on early December. The [...]

Viacom-CBS merger now expected to close in early December

After a long negotiation process and having announced a merger agreement last August, CBS and Viacom now plan to merge as soon as early December. The two companies, which will be known as BiacomCBS Inc. once the deal is complete, said the pact had secured the approval of National Amusements Inc., that holds the majority [...]

Pluto TV Latino expands its Spanish language channels offer

Viacoms AVOD OTT platform Pluto TV added 11 new channels to its Pluto TV Latino service, launched in July this year with other 11 channels. With the new ones, Pluto TV now offers 4 thousand hours of Spanish and Portuguese language programming. Some of the new channels are based on Viacom brands, such as Nick [...]

CBS and Viacom to combine and create ViacomCBS Inc

Viacom and CBS today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine in an all-stock merger, creating a combined company with more than USD 28 billion in revenue. The new company will be led by Bob Bakish as President and CEO. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. [...]

Pluto TV launches its Latin version in the US

The OTT Pluto TV officially launched the Pluto TV Latino AVOD platform, which offers a variety of channels in Spanish and Portuguese focused on the US Hispanic market. News had been confirmed days ago by Bob Bakish, Viacoms Executive President, who also informed that the platform will arrive at Latin America at the beginning of [...]