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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 Brazil appoints Christian Rôças as new CEO at Porta dos Fundos

Viacom Brazil announced that Christian Rôças is appointed as new CEO at Porta dos Fundos from December, and will work at the companys headquarters in Rio de Janeiro. The executive will replace Tereza Gonzalez, who will be completely focused on Viacom International Studios (VIS), and will be responsible for negotiating VIS content sales in Brazil, [...]

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 signs new distribution deals in Latam

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Americas has announced new distribution deals for its original content with leading SVOD, pay TV and FTA broadcasters via newly-expanded production and distribution division, Viacom International Studios (VIS). Fox Networks Latin America has acquired the rights to Animal, a thriller from Argentine broadcaster Telefe, for distribution in its multiple linear [...]

Viacom announces new content sales department

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Amaricas announced its new sales structure for programming and formats, and named Guillermo Borensztein as VP of sales for Content and Co-productions. The new department is designed to meet the companys new sales requirements and increase the content distribution capacity, taking advantage of the experience of VIMN and Telefe [...]

Viacom acquires majority stake in Brazilian comedy producer Porta dos Fundos

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) announced an agreement to buy a majority stake in Porta dos Fundos, the Brazilian short-form comedy content producer, with great popularity and success, especially on YouTube. Porta dos Fundos was founded in 2012 by Antonio Tabet, Fábio Porchat, Gregório Duvivier, João Vicente de Castro and Ian SBF. It is known [...]