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New Comedy Central, MTV and Nick Jr. launches in Malaysia

Viacom is launching its Comedy Central Asia, MTV Live and Nick Jr. channels on ABNxcess, the fledgling Malaysian pay TV channel.

The trio of channels will roll out tomorrow, July 9.

VIMN Asia’s executive VP and managing director, Indra Suharjono said: “We are pleased to be part of ABN’s official debut in the Malaysian pay-TV industry. Today’s announcement not only reinforces the importance of the Malaysian market as we further expand our brand presence here.”

Viacom said that the roll out of Comedy Central will mark its sixteenth launch in Asia after its launch eight months ago. The company has been aggressively rolling out the channel internationally in recent times.

ABNxcess is Malaysia’s only cable pay TV service and launched last month.