Viacom’s Bakish reveals skinny bundle plans

Bob Bakish

Viacom is in advanced talks with one US service provider to be part of the new wave of ‘skinny bundles’ aimed at cord-cutters and cord-nevers,… 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

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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

Bakish makes raft of new appointments at Viacom

Bob Bakish

Bob Bakish’s restructuring of US media giant Viacom has continued with appointment of a music programming chief, general managers for Comedy Central and TV Land,… Read more

Viacom raises US$1.3bn

Bob Bakish

Viacom has issued a US$1.3 million bond offer and will use the proceeds to pay off existing debt. The US media giant is restructuring under… Read more

New-look Viacom takes TV to film and film to TV

Bob Bakish

New Viacom CEO, Bob Bakish, has fleshed out his turnaround plan for the media giant and pledged to bring its TV brands to film and… Read more

Viacom outlines five-point turnaround plan

Bob Bakish

Media giant Viacom has unveiled a five-point plan to get its business back on track, with flagship brands and digital centre stage. As part of… Read more

Former Viacom exec buys stake in Tinybop


Former Viacom International Media Networks emerging markets chief Bhav Singh has acquired a stake in Brooklyn-based kids app developer Tinybop. The investment makes Singh’s Sandbox… Read more

Comedy Central to make Middle East originals

Ali Sayed

Viacom’s fledgling Comedy Central channel in the Middle East is moving into original production with a new stand up comedy series for the regional net.… Read more