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@Home With Tori exclusively on VIZIO

VIZIO has unveiled the exclusive world premiere of the all new lifestyle series, @Home with Tori, sponsored by a collection of household name brands. Starring iconic actress, producer and creator, Tori Spelling, each new episode of the 10-part TV series will be available weekly on VIZIO’s WatchFree+ streaming service. This new VIZIO Features offering brings […]

June 9, 2022

C&W brings Paramount+ to Caribbean

Paramount+, the SVoD service from Paramount, has announced an alliance with C&W Communications, the communications and entertainment provider in the Caribbean, to bring its content exclusively to subscribers of Flow and BTC video services in more than 15 new markets including Anguilla, The Bahamas, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curaçao, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts […]

March 29, 2022

Discovery names director designees for WBD

Discovery has announced the full slate of director designees for the combined company, Warner Bros Discovery (WBD).  The directors will be elected and begin serving on the WBD Board effective at the closing of the proposed combination of Discovery and WarnerMedia, which is expected to occur early in the second quarter of 2022. “I look […]

March 16, 2022

ViacomCBS, Comcast distribution agreements

ViacomCBS and Comcast Cable have reached comprehensive distribution agreements to deliver ViacomCBS’s full portfolio of broadcast, entertainment, news, and sports programming to Xfinity customers. The multi-year deal features renewed carriage of ViacomCBS’s networks – including CBS Television Network, BET, CBS Sports Network, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network, Pop TV, Smithsonian Channel, SHOWTIME, and others […]

January 14, 2022

ViacomCBS, Twitter content deal

ViacomCBS and Twitter have confirmed a multi-year global agreement to deliver premium digital content around ViacomCBS’s biggest live events, hit shows and iconic franchises from the company’s portfolio of entertainment, news and sports brands, including BET, CBS Television Network, CBS News, CBS Sports, Channel 5, CMT, Comedy Central, MTV, Network 10, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network and […]

November 11, 2021

Gupta named SVP streaming strategy for ViacomCBS

Sean Gupta has been appointed SVP of streaming strategy for ViacomCBS. He will report to Jeff Shultz, chief technique officer and chief business growth officer for the streaming division of ViacomCBS. Gupta was previosuly SVP of technique and business operations for BET Networks. He co-led the manager crew that conceived and launched the two-year-old BET+ […]

October 1, 2021

ViacomCBS launches BET Studios

BET, a unit of ViacomCBS has launched BET Studios, a studio venture that offers equity ownership for Black content creators. Propelled by the infrastructure and financing of BET and ViacomCBS, BET Studios will create premium television series and films for an array of internal buyers, including Paramount+, Showtime, CBS, Nickelodeon, BET+ and BET, in addition […]

September 17, 2021

ViacomCBS, Sky launching Paramount+ in Europe

ViacomCBS and Sky, part of Comcast, have announced that Paramount+ will launch on Sky platforms in the UK, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Switzerland and Austria (GSA) in 2022 as part of a new multi-year distribution agreement that also includes the extended carriage of ViacomCBS’ portfolio of pay-TV channels and the renewal of Sky as an ad […]

August 5, 2021By Nik Roseveare

BET+ on VIZIO SmartCast

VIZIO SmartCast viewers can access the on-demand BET+ streaming service on SmartCast TVs from August 4th. BET+ offers thousands of hours of hit movies, TV shows, stage plays and more from the best Black creators. With new, exclusive originals premiering each month, BET+ offers the best of Black culture with titles like First Wives Club, […]

August 3, 2021

Survey: Consumers fatigued by amount of VoD services

As the US continues to emerge and adjust to post-pandemic life, it is evident that the growth and disruption of the streaming revolution continues at pace, according to a Horowitz Research survey of content viewers nationwide. The data show that streaming now supplants MVPD services in penetration and is closing in on time spent by […]

June 24, 2021