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ViacomCBS and Fasten Films to co-produce Pastor

VIS, a division of ViacomCBS Networks International, and Fasten Films, have closed an agreement to co-produce the fictional drama series Pastor, which will be sold to partners beginning in 2022. The 10 x 50’ series, created and written by Natxo López (co-creator of Stolen Away and writer for Caronte), will be directed by Jorge Dorado, […]

May 5, 2021

VCNI to buy Chilevisión

In a move that will complement its portfolio in the Southern Cone of Latin America, ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI) has agreed to acquire Chilean free-to-air television channel Chilevisión from WarnerMedia. Through the transaction, VCNI further expands its footprint in Latin America and bolsters its streaming business with a new premium content library and pipeline to […]

April 6, 2021

Paramount+ launches in LatAm

ViacomCBS has launched the new Paramount+ streaming service in Latin America with more than 5,000 hours of content. Paramount+ will be the Latin American home of SHOWTIME, Paramount+ Original Series premieres, CBS Television Studios, and select movies from Paramount Pictures. The service will also feature a variety of content and local productions from iconic ViacomCBS’ […]

March 4, 2021

ViacomCBS expands Hulu distribution deal

ViacomCBS has confirmed a new distribution agreement that adds more content from ViacomCBS’s portfolio of news, entertainment and sports networks to Hulu’s live TV subscription streaming service, Hulu + Live TV. The comprehensive, multi-year deal includes continued carriage of CBS broadcast stations, CBS Sports Network, Pop TV, Smithsonian Channel, and The CW, as well as […]

January 5, 2021

More Comedy Central content on HBO Max

HBO Max, the US SVoD service, has licensed non-exclusive streaming rights to a number of award-winning series from Comedy Central’s library, further expanding the platform’s curated portfolio. Through this deal, all seasons of Amy Schumer’s multi-award-winning sketch series Inside Amy Schumer; the Emmy Award-winning Key & Peele, from creators Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele; Dave […]

November 2, 2020

TVPlayer signs Viacom deal

TVPlayer, the UK independent OTT provider, has announced a new carriage agreement with ViacomCBS Networks UK (VCN UK), to distribute eight channels via the TVPlayer platform. The agreement consists of three pay-TV and five free-to-air VCN UK channels. VCN UK channels set to be added to the service include public service broadcaster Channel 5 and […]

September 2, 2020

HBO Max & Comedy Central strike content deal

HBO Max, the US SVoD service, has announced that the upcoming seasons of The Other Two and South Side from Comedy Central Productions are joining the streaming platform as new Max Original series. The first seasons of The Other Two and South Side will land on the platform in 2021 followed by brand new seasons to stream exclusively as Max Original […]

August 14, 2020

ViacomCBS to launch EyeQ connected video ad platform

ViacomCBS has announced the planned launch of ViacomCBS EyeQ, a new and expansive connected video advertising platform that will serve as a single transactional point of entry for digital video content from ViacomCBS’s portfolio of broadcast, entertainment, news and sports networks, with enhanced capabilities to deliver incremental reach across one of the largest premium video […]

August 5, 2020

Comedy Central resurrects Ren & Stimpy

Comedy Central has announced a reimagination of the Emmy-nominated cult hit The Ren & Stimpy Show as it continues to double down on adult-focused animation. “I want to thank our partners at Nick Animation as we re-imagine these iconic characters with a new creative team,” said Nina L. Diaz, President of Content and Chief Creative […]

August 5, 2020

Comedy Central partners with Edinburgh Fringe

Comedy Central International has launched Comedy Central at the Edinburgh Fringe, a 10 x 7-minute digital special in association with the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society, airing across Comedy Central International’s Facebook, YouTube and Instagram channels on weeknights starting on August 17th. The episodes will feature stand-up routines from ten rising comedians and a host to […]

July 13, 2020