Viacom International Media Networks

MTV UK teams up with Amazon for flash briefing on Echo Show

Amazon's Echo Show

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN)-owned MTV UK has teamed up with Amazon to launch a new ‘flash briefing’ skill for Amazon’s Echo Show, which is… Read more

Viacom ups Italian ambitions with FTA push


Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has acquired an Italian digital free-to-air (FTA) frequency in order to launch Spike locally, and a 50% stake in kids… Read more

NBCU’s Hayu agrees reality TV deal with Viacom

Jersey Shore

Reality TV SVOD service, Hayu, has agreed its first licensing deal with Viacom International Media Networks for shows like The Hills and Jersey Shore. The… Read more

Viacom joins SVOD race with Paramount+ launch

Paramount + logo

Viacom Media Networks International is joining the race among major international content players to develop their own subscription video-on-demand services with the launch of Paramount+… Read more

Viacom to take MTV Germany free-to-air in 2018

Mark Specht

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) is making MTV Germany an unencrypted, free-to-air TV channel in Germany and Austria from January 2018.  Viacom described the move as… Read more

Viacom shares slide despite solid Q3 gains

Bob Bakish

Viacom shares have fallen sharply on news of a delayed payment from a Chinese partner and uncertainty about the future prospects of pay TV in… Read more

Report: Viacom no longer in running as Scripps turns to Discovery

Scripps provides a range of lifestyle channels

Viacom is no longer in the running to acquire Scripps Networks Interactive, paving the way for a likely bid by Discovery, according to a report… Read more

Viacom names international Paramount, BET bosses

Jill Offman

Jill Offman and Alex Okosi have again risen at Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN). Comedy Central International head and Comedy Central and MTV UK managing… Read more

MTV launches localised Snapchat channel in France

Snapchat Discover

Viacom-owned music channel MTV has launched a localised ‘Publisher Story’ on Snapchat’s Discover platform in France. This is Viacom’s first fully localised, non-English channel to… Read more

Viacom’s Flamman takes on new MTV and Nick role

Pete Flamman

Peter Flamman has landed a new role at Viacom and will oversee MTV and Nickelodeon across a large chunk of Europe as well as in… Read more