Kiwi SVOD service bags Viacom shows

A new Netflix-style subscription on-demand service has acquired Beavis and Butt-Head, South Park and SpongeBob SquarePants. Lightbox’s deal with Viacom International Media Networks is for more than 400 hours ofprogramming, handing the locally-owned SVOD service streaming rights to theshows. Also included in the package are live action series such as Workaholics, Awkward and iCarly, and […]

News brief: Foxtel goes big on Comedy Central shows

Australian pay TV operator Foxtel has picked up a package of shows from Comedy Central. The programmes will go out on Foxtel’s Comedy Channel. The package includes The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, South Park, Workaholics and Key & Peele, as well as picking up specials including The Comedy Central Roast of James Franco and […]

Viacom cuts post-Netflix deal with Amazon

Amazon has signed a multi-year video licensing deal with Viacom, giving Amazon Prime Instant and Lovefilm viewers access to TV shows from MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. Much of the Viacom content would have been carried on Netflix, but the streaming service said earlier this year it was letting the deal expire. The […]