Tag Archives: Viacom

Univision nears sale to group including former Viacom executive

After, at the end of January, the names of the main interested actors in acquiring Univision Communications Inc were reported, The Wall Street Journal informed last Friday that the investment fund headed by Wade Davis, former Viacom CFO, with Searchlight Capital Partners capitals, is the favorite to complete the operation. According to The Wall Street [...]

ViacomCBS to launch Pluto TV in Latin America in March

As Viacom (today ViacomCBS inc) announced last year in an analysts conference, Pluto TV, the companys free AVOD OTT, will be launched in Latin America at the end of March, not including Brazil, where it will arrive in late 2020. It will be available on cable operator platforms, on its web version and apps to [...]

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 to produce shows for Facebook Watch in Latin America, Europe and Asia

Viacoms Digital Studios International (VDSI) unveiled a partnership with Facebook to produce a slate of shortform content for Facebook Watch in key international markets. The international arm of Viacoms digital studio production unit will utilize its regional production hubs to make content for Facebook Watch audiences in Latin America and Asia, as well as 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 [...]

Viacom releases new comedy with Mediapro to be aired on Telefe

Pequeña Victoria, a new co production between Viacom International Studios (VIS), The Mediapro Studio and Oficina Burman its release date scheduled for this Monday, September 16th on the Argentine FTA TV channel Telefe. Pequeña Victoria is the perfect example of what we want to do from Viacom studios. When we launched and presented this project [...]

Viacom produces reality for MTV and Amazon Prime Video in Brazil

Viacom International Studios (VIS) and Amazon Prime Video announced they started to produce  the next edition of the reality show Ex on the Beach Brazil: Celebrities in Brazilian city Trancoso. The show will have 12 60-minutes episodes and will be watched through MTV and Amazon Prime Video at the end of the year. The reality [...]

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. [...]

Paramount+ launches in Mexico on August 8th through Claro Video

Viacom International Media Networks Americas (VIMNA) announced that its OTT Paramount+ will arrive at Mexico next August 8th through Claro Video. The platform was recently launched in Latin America, where it is already available through the Brazilian operator Net, apart from other international markets such as Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Norway, Poland and Sweden. Subscribers from [...]