ViacomCBS extends deal with Orange in France

ViacomCBS Networks International has struck a new distribution deal with Orange that will extend the range of content and services taken by the operator from the US studio. The new deal will give Orange TV subscribers in France access to previously exclusive content from brands Nickelodeon, J-ONE and MTV. Under the agreement, the complete portfolio […]

NBCUniversal agrees content deal with ViacomCBS to bulk up Peacock

NBCUniversal has signed a deal with ViacomCBS to license a number of its movies and TV shows for upcoming streamer Peacock. Peacock will launch on July 15 in the US with a free tier which offers more than 7,500 hours of content, an ad-supported premium tier with 15,000 hours of content (including live sports such […]

ViacomCBS premieres for Comhem Play+ in Sweden

Tele2-owned Swedish cable operator Com Hem has struck a deal with ViacomCBS to bring a number of premieres to its streaming service, Comhem Play+. The agreement will provide Comhem Play+ subscribers with over 50 seasons of shows and 430 hours of new and library content, and seven premieres for the Swedish market including Reprisal with […]

ViacomCBS content added to Sky Store

ViacomCBS has agreed a distribution deal with Sky to bring its pay TV brands on the Sky Store. This deal will see programming from  MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon purchasable by viewers on Sky Store and on Now TV. In particular, ViacomCBS said that some of its “most popular titles” will be available. These include […]

CBS News App to launch in 89 countries

ViacomCBS is expanding its CBS News App to 89 countries outside of the US. Viewers are already able to watch CBSN via the web around the globe, but this marks the first time that the company will make its dedicated app available to international users. The app offers rolling news coverage for free, 24/7 hours […]

Pluto TV Latin America launches seven new channels

ViacomCBS is continuing its push of ad-supported streaming service Pluto TV into Latin America with the launch of seven new channels. The new launches join the currently available 36 channels and a content library of more than 14,000 hours of VOD content. Starting today, the following channels will be available to Pluto TV Latin America […]

VCNI hires Jaime Ondarza to head new territory

ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI) has announced the appointment of Jaime Ondarza as EVP and general manager of the newly-created regional structure of France, Iberia, Italy, the Middle East, Greece and Turkey. Ondarza joins ViacomCBS Networks EMEAA from Turner where he spent almost 20 years, including more than six as SVP Southern Europe & Africa. There, […]

ViacomCBS to roll out ‘super service’ streamer in 2021

ViacomCBS will roll out its new ‘house of brands’ streaming service in 2021, CEO Bob Bakish has confirmed. The company initially announced plans to launch a large-scale streamer comparable to the likes of HBO Max and Netflix in February, but the CEO has now shed further light on the planned SVOD at the 2020 Credit […]

ViacomCBS creates new president of music role

ViacomCBS has promoted veteran exec Bruce Gillmer to the newly created position of president of music, music talent, programming and events, effective immediately. He will report to president and CEO Bob Bakish and is tasked with aligning and optimising all music-based initiatives across the US company, whose music brands include MTV and VH1. Beginning his […]

ViacomCBS boosts UK team with exec promotions

ViacomCBS Networks UK (VCN UK) has promoted Gemma Hewlett to VP of digital channels and Anna-Belen Dunlop to senior director of acquisitions with immediate effect. Hewlett will now be responsible for leading on content strategy for ViacomCBS’s digital channel portfolio, which includes 5STAR, 5USA, 5SELECT, Paramount Network, MTV, MTV Music Pack, Comedy Central, Comedy Central […]

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