ViacomCBS launches Velocity UK commercial team

ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI) has announced the launch of a new UK-based commercial team. Velocity UK, a sub-brand of ViacomCBS’s international commercial division of the same name, will be focused on leveraging VCNI’s social platforms business in the UK and act as the exclusive source for clients looking to reach audiences across its social inventory.  […]

Discovery teams up with TEN to enter US OTT market for first time

Discovery has struck a deal with TEN: The Enthusiast Network to create a consolidated joint venture combining the pair’s motorsports channels and media assets in the US. The JV will combine Discovery’s Velocity channel with TEN’s, Motor Trend YouTube channel, the Motor Trend OnDemand OTT service and other assets. According to Discovery, the combination […]

Discovery open to teaming up with pay TV operators, may take Velocity international

Discovery is open to partnering with European pay TV operators to acquire or develop new pay or possibly free-to-air services as it seeks to further expand its business on a market-by-market basis, according to JB Perrette, Discovery Networks International’s new president. Perrette also said that Discovery could look to rollout its automotive interest channel Velocity […]