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Viacom18 to build a portfolio of different services under Voot

Viacom18 is the results of the 50/50 joint venture between the American media conglomerate and Network 18, an Indian mass media company owned by Reliance Industries. The firm launches the brand Voot an OTT service which depends on advertisements for its revenue will add up news services. This new application is available on the Apple [...]

Viacom18 to launch new kids’ content across its network

  Viacom18, the joint venture between Network18 and Viacom, operating numerous TV channels, has introduced its first animated investigative series for kids across its network. The new series is entitled Gattu battu and will kick off in the beginning of May, this year. Fresh episodes of existing shows will also be available on the network. [...]

Vh1 unveils special programs for this month

Vh1 India, the International music channel from Viacom18, will be offering news shows, customized music blocks and the most recent seasons of existing shows to its viewers. Shows like Say It in a Song, Fake Off, Entertainment Tonight, Vh1 Trending and Vh1 Secret Stash, among others, will be available. Hashim Dsouza, the English entertainment programming [...]

Viacom18 brings ‘Cracké’ on Voot Kids and Nickelodeon in India

Viacom18 is bringing the Squeezes Cracké, to its young viewers in India on both Voot Kids, the OTT platform, and Nickelodeon India. This new development follows a deal which will extend the reach of the Cracké in 185 countries. The series is an animated comedy one, lasting for 1 minute for each of its 52 [...]

Viacom18 gears up to launch Cineplex HD

Viacom18 is planning to introduce the high-definition version of Rishtey Cineplex, the Hindi movie channel. It will be entitled Cineplex HD. The channel is charged at 25 INR on reference interconnect offer (RIO) and is to be launched most likely in the beginning of March, since the company has already received approval from the Ministry [...]

COLORS Infinity launches ‘Live the Story’ and two new shows

Viacom18s COLORS Infinity, is introducing its audience with new line-up as from the 27th this month. Live the Story for biopics and documentaries and Riverdale and Girlfriends Guide to Divorce which are television series, will be available to viewers. Live the Story will kick off on January 28 and features biopics of the famous ones [...]

Viacom18 Motion Pictures partners with Lionsgate for film distribution

Viacom18 Motion Pictures, the Indian film company, will be reinforcing its Hollywood offering. The company is collaborating with Lionsgate, the Hollywood studio, for the marketing and distribution of its five recent Hollywood titles. The pact consists of a five-movie distribution agreement, covering movies such as La La Land (featuring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone), Patriots [...]

Viacom18’s VOOT to be delivered ‘Digital Next’ offer by Prime Focus Technologies

Prime Focus Technologies, the technology subsidiary of the media and entertainment industry, Prime Focus, has been chosen for the delivery of Digital Next workflow solution for VOOT, the OTT video platform of Viacom18. Premium kids content (VOOT Kids) and Digital Originals (VOOT Originals) will also be offered by VOOT. The OTT platform will be provided [...]

Viacom18 to launch 3D stereoscopic animated movie

The media conglomerate Viacom18, is all set for the launching of its local 3D stereoscopic animated movie, named Motu Patlu King of Kings. The movie will be screened on Nickelodeon and VOOT which is the digital platform of Viacom18. The animated picture is produced by MAYA and will be available in Hindi and Tamil in [...]

Colors TV partners with UCWeb for content broadcast

The deal is on between Colors TV, the Viacom18 owned Hindi general entertainment and UCWeb, the Alibaba Mobile Business Group company based in China. Users will now have more options with the New UC Browser which will include news feeds from UC News and Colors four shows Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, 24 Season 2, Bigg Boss [...]