Susumu Imata

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 names Fox’s Imata as Japan GM

Viacom International Media Networks has hired Susumu Imata as its general manager in Japan following the retirement of incumbent Shigeo Numukura. Imata joins as GM and senior VP of Viacom Networks Japan having most recently been SVP and deputy GM of Fox International Channels Japan. Numukura has retired after 12 years with VIMN. “I want […]