Viacom International Media Networks

Akado adds MTV Russia to line-up

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Russian service provider Akado has added MTV Russia to its programming line-up as part of its basic digital package. The addition of the channel comes… Read more

Viacom names new UK, northern and eastern Europe chief

James Currell

Viacom has named James Currell as EVP and managing director for the UK, northern Europe and eastern Europe, following David Lynn’s appointment as president and… Read more

Viacom takes stake in Israeli channel outfit

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Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has acquired a minority stake in Israeli pay TV channel provider and content producer Ananey Communications Group. VIMN also has… Read more

Viacom UK boss named new international chief

David Lynn

Viacom’s long-serving UK chief, David Lynn, has been named CEO of Viacom International Media Networks. He will replace Bob Bakish, who is now president and… Read more

Viacom launching new Spike channels

Michael Armstrong

Viacom will launch Spike channels in the Netherlands and Hungary next month. The male-skewing cable net is already available in the Netherlands as a five-hour… Read more

Dauman set to exit as Viacom war draws to a close

Philippe Dauman

Philippe Dauman is set to leave his role as CEO of Viacom in exchange for a massive pay-out, ending the war for control of the… Read more

Viacom nets set for TVPlayer SVOD service

Geordie Shore

Viacom International Media Networks is placing three of its key pay TV channels on the TVPlayer Plus SVOD service in the UK. Geordie Shore network… Read more

Redstone family renews call for Viacom changes after poor Q3

Philippe Dauman

Viacom’s majority shareholder, National Amusements, has renewed its calls for a management shakeup at the firm after Viacom reported a 29% drop in operating income.… Read more

Viacom battle set for court

Philippe Dauman

The fight for control of Sumner Redstone’s Viacom is headed for a court case. A Massachusetts court has ruled that Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman lead… Read more

NTV+ expands partnership with Viacom

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Russian pay TV broadcaster NTV+ has expanded its partnership with Viacom International Media Networks, adding Paramount Channel to its programming line-up. The deal makes NTV+… Read more