Tag Archives: Viacom International Media Networks

Viacom acquires majority stake in Brazilian comedy producer Porta dos Fundos

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) announced an agreement to buy a majority stake in Porta dos Fundos, the Brazilian short-form comedy content producer, with great popularity and success, especially on YouTube. Porta dos Fundos was founded in 2012 by Antonio Tabet, Fábio Porchat, Gregório Duvivier, João Vicente de Castro and Ian SBF. It is known [...]

Viacom adquiere participación mayoritaria en productora brasileña Porta dos Fundos

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) anunció un acuerdo para adquirir la participación mayoritaria del colectivo de humor brasileño Porta dos Fundos. Con esta adquisición, Viacom incorpora una de las mayores productoras de contenidos de comedia de internet, de gran popularidad en YouTube. Porta dos Fundos fue fundada en 2012 por Antonio Tabet, Fábio Porchat, Gregório [...]

MTV brings renewed version of Ridiculousness in Middle East and Africa

MTV, the cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks, will bring the second season of the localized version of Ridiculousness. The American comedy clip show will be available in the Middle East and African regions, among other countries. The show will be produced by La Competencia Producciones, the Spanish company, and will [...]

Comedy Central begins stand-up comedy series in the MENA

Comedy Central, the American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Music and Entertainment Group, will be starting its first local production in the Middle East North Africa regions. It will be a stand-up comedy series, featuring 30 comedians performing in both Arabic and English language. Performers will be from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, [...]

Viacom International Media Networks brings Lip Sync Battle in Middle east  

  Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), the network overseeing production, broadcasting and promotion of key Viacom brands, has bagged the format agreements for the popular entertainment show Lip Sync Battle across the Middle east and Central and Eastern Europe. Laura Burrell, Head of Formats & International Programme Sales for Viacom International Media Networks, said: Lip [...]

VIMN launches Middle East Comedy Central

Viacom International Media Networks has launched Comedy Central in the Middle East and is looking to develop local talent for programming. The network is offered via local pay TV operator OSN and is available to viewers in the region alongside fellow Viacom networks such as MTV, Nickelodeon and Nick Jr.   The channel started airing [...]

Viacom to bring Nick, MTV on OSN

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) announced to launch three of its channels- Nickelodeon HD, Nick Jr. and MTV Live HD- across MENA region on OSNs pay TV platform on January 5, 2015. This partnership with OSN provides an ideal opportunity for VIMN to deliver a wide range of entertainment content to the MENA region, said [...]

Viacom brings kids channels to Africa

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) will extend its kids channels portfolio on pay-TV platform, DStv, by launching Nick Jr. and Nicktoons across Africa on September 30 while also extending the reach of general entertainment channel, BET International, in South Africa. We are delighted to partner with MultiChoice to strengthen our kids and family and general entertainment offering [...]

MTV strengthens reach in South Africa

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa has revealed its plans to expand the reach of its channel, MTV, in South Africa by making it available on DStv Extra and Compact packages from August 25th. We are excited to partner with MultiChoice to bring MTVs world-class entertainment content to a wider audience base in South Africa [...]