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Viacom18 to roll out HD channel for children

Viacom18 is launching Nick HD+, which will be Indias first HD channel for children. Nick HD+ will be available on all leading DTH as well as MSO networks. The company is also reportedly exploring local content for the Indian television market. Shows such as Motu Patlu and Pakdam Pakdai have done well on Nick and [...]

Viacom18’s GEC Colors to hop on DStv’s platform in Africa

IndiaCast is launching general entertainment channel Colors in Africa. Viacom18s Hindi channel will be introduced in Africa via IndiaCasts partnership with African Pay TV company, MultiChoice. Colors will hop on to MultiChoices DStv platform in South Africa from 15 October. The media company also plans on launching the channel in 13 other African countries, including [...]

Rishtey Asia channel launched for MENA

Viacom18 last week launched the Hindi variety entertainments channel – Rishtey Asia – for south Asian viewers in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). “We have thoroughly studied the content need gaps existing in the South Asian TV space in Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific regions and through Rishtey, we have tried to [...]

Viacom18 launches new feed of Rishtey channel for Asia

Viacom18, the media company, has introduced an Asian feed of its Rishtey channel. The new version will be broadcast in about 20 countries worldwide. The company has also rebranded Rishtey channel for UK and US. Rishtey Europe, the revamped version of Rishtey UK, is currently available on popular OTT platforms as well as Sky, Virgin [...]

Seven Indian broadcasters license content to Lebara

Seven Indian broadcasters sign licensing deal with Lebara, London based mobile virtual network operator to cater to European audiences. Hindi, Bengali and Punjabi live television and on-demand movies from Star India, Zee, Viacom18, Multi-Screen Media, PTC Network, B4U Network and Times Network is now being streamed through Lebara Play application. Thanks to the relationships we [...]

Viacom18 introduces English GECs ‘Colors Infinity’ and ‘Colors Infinity HD’

Viacom18 is launching new English channels- Colors Infinity and Colors Infinity HD. The general entertainment channels will be co-curated by Bollywood celebrities, Karan Johar and Alia Bhatt. Both Colors Infinity and Colors Infinity HD will have scripted and unscripted content across comedy, drama, thriller, fantasy and crime. The channels will also air documentaries and biopics [...]

UTV Movies, Viacom18 in pact

UTV Movies and Viacom18 have entered into a movie syndication agreement. As per the deal, UTV Movies will telecast 11 movies from Viacom18s library. The 11 movies include Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya, Mary Kom, R Rajkumar, Hasee Toh Phasee, Gori Tere Pyaar Main and Madras Cafe. The deal also includes some upcoming films and untitled [...]

Viacom18 partners with Vivo

Viacom18 Media has bagged a marketing and communication partnership with a mobile handset company, Vivo. Viacoms unit, Viacom18 Integrated Network Solutions (INS) will put to use live properties and genres such as music to comedy catering to various target audiences and also key broadcast properties of the network across brands. The association between Vivo and [...]

Rishtey traverses to US & Canada

Viacom18 and IndiaCast have launched Hindi general entertainment channel, Rishtey, in US and Canada as a customised pay-TV service. Dish and Dishworld will transmit the channel in US and Rogers Cable will offer the channel in Canada. US and Canada are the most important international markets for South Asian entertainment and we are delighted to [...]