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MTV takes SVOD route with Hulu Japan

Hulu Japan will play host to the first Asian subscription OTT linear version of Viacom’s youth-skewed network MTV. A deal between Hulu parent HJ Holdings and Viacom International Media Networks will see MTV Mix offered as a 24/7, curated international music and entertainment net. This will make MTV Mix the only music net on the […]

Viacom preps kids music net

Weeks after introducing a new MTV Classic brand in place of VH1 Classic, Viacom has rebranded another of its nets, and will replace MTV Hits with a new offering, NickMusic. The new service will come into being on September 9 as a round-the-clock music net for kids, adding to the Nickelodeon stable of channel. There […]

Viacom Play Plex apps hit Asia

Viacom’s mobile app suite, Viacom Play Plex, is to debut in Asia for the first time, via Singapore’s Singtel. Viacom Play Plex allows Viacom’s distribution partners to offer branded apps that provide VOD content for current and library programming. The Singtel deal cover Nickelodeon Play, Nick Jr. Play, MTV Play and Comedy Central Play. A […]

Viacom confirms ‘landmark’ Sony OTT deal

Entertainment giant Viacom has confirmed it is to provide 22 launch channels for Sony Corporation’s upcoming US cloud-TV service. The deal marks the first time Viacom channels have been offered as live internet TV channels via a VOD service. Terms of the agreement were not revealed, but such a significant deal would not have come […]

MTV to relaunch in Russia as Profmedia exits

Viacom International Media Networks today takes full control of MTV Russia for the first time in the channel’s 15-year history and is planning a major relaunch of the net. VIMN plans to relaunch a “new look” MTV on October 1 in HD, with a programming slate includingJersey Shore, The Hills and the Beavis and Butthead […]