Viasat World


Viasat World’s Epic Drama welcomes ‘Singapore Grip’ as part of ITVS deal

Viasat World has acquired more than 150 hours of scripted series from ITV Studios (ITVS) for its Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)-focused channel and SVOD service Epic Drama. The services will offer the CEE exclusive to Singapore Grip, which is from Mammoth Screen and centres on a wealthy British family living in Singapore at the time of […]

Viasat World expands presence with Hungary launch

Channel provider Viasat World has renewed a carriage agreement with Hungarian digital-terrestrial and OTT service provider Antenna Hungária, through which its channels Viasat History, Epic Drama, Viasat Nature and Viasat Explore will be made available to more platform subscribers. From September 6, Viasat History will join the thematic Szabadidő (Leisure) package, which will be available […]

Viasat World’s Epic Drama launches on Bulgaria’s Bulsatcom

Viasat World-owned scripted channel Epic Drama has launched on Bulsatcom in Bulgaria, stocked with shows from ITV Studios (ITVS) among others. Series available via the linear channel include Bavaria Films’ war drama Das Boot and ITVS detective series Endeavour. The channel is included in Bulsatcom’s brand-new premium package, Premium +, for BGN19.99 per month or […]

Viasat World’s Epic Drama heads to Bulgaria

Viasat World’s Epic Drama channel is to launch in Bulgaria via telco Vivacom. The channel will be made available on Vivacom TV, where it will reach around 450,000 users. Epic Drama’s SVOD catalogue will also be available to subscribers by the end of the year. Epic Drama will join Viasat World’s other channels – TV1000, […]

Viasat World rollsout epic drama channel across UPC platforms in CEE

Viasat World has announced that its period drama PayTV channel Epic Drama is now available on UPC’s platforms in Poland, Romania and Hungary. Adding 1.5 million subscriptions across the CEE region, Epic Drama will join a pre-existing portfolio of Viasat World channels already available through UPC’s platforms in these territories. Epic Drama launched in December […]

SBS & Viasat World speed to factual deals with Drive

Drive, the production-funding and distribution agency led by Lilla Hurst (pictured), has gained a range of worldwide sales for its factual slate including SBS TV and Viasat World. A host of major channels have shopped 8 Days that Made Rome. Smithsonian Channel has acquired the series for North America, SBS for Australia and Viasat World […]

Rebranded MTG net takes factual from TCB

The recently rebranded MTG World channel has prebought a 10x60mins American Heroes Channel series from distributor TCB Media Rights. The network, which operates across Europe, was rebranded as Viasat World after exiting the Modern Times Group, and has now acquired history title Inside Secret Societies (pictured) from UK-based TCB. RMC Découverte in France and Foxtel in […]

MTG World channels rebranded

The MTG World portfolio of channels has been rebranded Viasat World. The Viasat World bouquet comprises 27 pay TV channels across 47 territories. The channels group was a subsidiary of Sweden-listed broadcaster Modern Times Group before being sold late last year for US$45.5 million amid regulatory changes that forced MTG to offload some assets. Russian […]