Viacom International Media Networks

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

Viacom launches new MTV Play mobile app

MTV Play

Viacom International Media Networks has launched a new MTV Play mobile app in the Netherlands and Belgium. The launch marks the first Play Plex launch… Read more

Akado adds MTV Russia to line-up

Akado thumb

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

The Greenhouse

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