Network18 Group

Viacom18 CEO Sudhanshu Vats quits company

Sudhanshu Vats, group CEO and MD at Viacom18, is stepping down after eight years at the company. Rahul Joshi, MD of the Network18 Group, will now oversee operations for the joint venture, which was formed by ViacomCBS and TV18 in 2007. During his time at the company, Vats helped to expand the network into new […]

Viacom pays $153m for Indian nets stake

Viacom has paid 9.4 billion rupees (US$153 million) for a 50% stake in Indian regional entertainment channels operator Prism TV. Prism owns a bouquet of networks comprising ETV Marathi, ETV Kannada, ETV Bangla, ETV Oriya and ETV Gujarati. These were recently rebranded under the COLORS umbrella, the Hindi entertainment brand that Viacom jointly owns with […]