Viacom International Media Networks Africa

Lip Sync Battle breaks out in Africa

MTV in Africa is getting its own version of parent Viacom’s global format hit Lip Sync Battle. Viacom International Media Networks Africa is lining up Lip Sync Battle Africa, which marks the first time an international MTV channel has taken a local version of the pop-culture hit. Globally, Lip Sync Battle has sold to more […]

South Africa’s Southern styling

South Africa has become a key strategic territory for international players, while local producers seek new ways to retain rights in a constricted market and subscription on-demand services emerge as the latest battleground. Juliana Koranteng reports. Locally and internationally, the South African TV production business is buzzing. Thanks to an exotic but diverse geography and […]

Viacom to launch BET in South Africa

Viacom International Media Networks has partnered with African pay TV provider MultiChoice to launch a new localised BET channel in South Africa. The channel will be available exclusively on MultiChoice-owned pay TV platform DStv from April 2, and will be found at channel slot 129 on the EPG. The launch will mark the tenth African […]