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

NATPE: Bakish outlines Viacom turnaround plan

Bob Bakish

New Viacom CEO Bob Bakish has begun to flesh out a plan to turn the US-based media giant around after a tumultous period for the… 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 names Levy global COO

Sarah Levy

Viacom’s worldwide entertainment arm has named Sarah Levy as its COO. Levy will oversee operations and strategy for Viacom Global Entertainment Group (VGEG)’s domestic cable… Read more