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 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

Nickelodeon launches Nella app for pre-school kids


Viacom-owned kids channel Nickelodeon has launched a new app based on its Nella the Princess Knight pre-school animated series on Nick Jr. The app, Nella… 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 eyes all-cash Scripps takeover


Viacom is reportedly eyeing one of the biggest all-cash takeovers in recent US media history by planning to acquire Scripps Networks Interactive for around US$10.6… Read more

Viacom launches Daily Show on Amazon’s Alexa in the UK


Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) is launching a spin-off digest of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah for Amazon Alexa users in the UK. Customers… 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 creates advanced advertising group


Viacom has created an Advanced Advertising group to lead product innovation and advanced analytics across all screens and platforms. Head of data strategy Bryson Gordon… Read more