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Viacom, OSN launch 3 new youth channels in MENA

December 18, 2014

spongebobViacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a division of Viacom, will expand its entertainment offering on OSN, a pay-TV network in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, with the addition of three new 24-hour channels.  Two kids and family channels, Nickelodeon HD (channel 355) and Nick Jr. (channel 356), and international music channel MTV Live HD (channel 300) are set to launch on January 5th, bringing the total number of VIMN channels in the region to four with the already existing VH1.

Raffaele Annecchino, Executive Vice President & Managing Director South Europe, Middle East and Africa, Viacom International Media Networks stated: “This partnership with OSN provides an ideal opportunity for VIMN to deliver a wide range of entertainment content to the MENA region. Our kids and family channels, Nickelodeon HD and Nick Jr., along with our music-oriented channels MTV Live HD and VH1, create a perfect balance and provide programming that appeal to audiences ranging from preschoolers to the adult demographic.”

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