ViacomCBS Networks International

VCNI launches new kids content division under Nickelodeon exec Nina Hahn

ViacomCBS International Studios (VIS), a division of ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI), is launching a new kids content division and has appointed Nickelodeon exec Nina Hahn to head it up. The new division, VIS Kids, will allow for the expansion of the studio’s global kids content pipeline, broadening its kids content offering to include short and […]

ViacomCBS looks to Intelsat for CEE and APAC distribution

ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI) has contracted satellite operator Intelsat to distribute its services in Central Europe, Eastern Europe and across the Asia Pacific region. In the Central and Eastern European region, VCNI is tapping into the reach of Intelsat’s direct-to-home (DTH) platform on the 1° West video platform to deliver its programming. The 1° West neighborhood can reach more than 17.8 […]

ViacomCBS appoints international streaming and mobile head

ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI) has promoted Ezequiel ‘Quelo’ Fonseca Zas, formerly SVP of emerging business for VCNI Americas, to general manager of streaming and mobile for international.    For his streaming responsibilities, Fonseca Zas will report to Pierluigi Gazzolo, VCNI’s president of streaming and studios, and for his mobile responsibilities to Raffaele Annecchino, president of […]

Sky Deutschland to add Nick Jr and Nicktoons as ViacomCBS extends deal to Germany

ViacomCBS Networks International has struck a multi-year distribution deal with Sky covering German-speaking markets that will bring Nick Jr. and NickToons content to Sky customers in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, giving them access to kids’ shows such as PAW Patrol and SpongeBob SquarePants. Nick Jr and Nicktoons linear channels will be added to Sky’s portfolio alongside video-on-demand […]

Comedy Central launches on Astro

ViacomCBS Networks International has struck a deal with Malaysian pay TV provider Astro for the launch of a Comedy Channel linear channel. The channel is available as part of Astro’s Variety Pack. Customers can also stream Comedy Central on Astro’s streaming mobile app service, Astro GO and watch Comedy Central shows such as Lip Sync Battle and The Daily Show with Trevor […]