Guy Code

VH1 builds unscripted team with MTV exec

VH1 is bringing Paul Ricci across from sister US cable channel MTV to become its senior VP and head of alternative programming and development. He will report to Nina L. Diaz, who was this week upped to executive VP and head of reality programming and development and now reports into the Viacom channel’s president, Chris […]

MTV goes pay in Brazil after VIMN dissolves free TV licence

Youth-skewed network MTV is moving from free to pay TV in Brazil after parent Viacom International Media Networks ended its licensing agreement with a local channel operator. The new look net launches in October across Brazil’s main cable operators with a new schedule line up and plans to feature more than 350 hours of local […]

News brief: MTV renews Girl Code

Youth-skewed US net MTV has commissioned a second season of comedy show Girl Code. The series, a spin off of MTV2’s Guy Code, features female comics giving over-the-top tips about womanhood. It will return for a new 20-part run at an unspecified date. Darin Byrne and Paul Ricci executive produce for MTV, along with creator […]