Viacom International Media Networks has launched video-on-demand service Comedy Central+ on streaming platform Amazon Prime Video Channels in Germany.
Viacom is launching Comedy Central in France. At launch the entertainment channel will reach more than 13 million households through Orange, Free, SFR, Numericable, Bouygues and Videofutur.
Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) will shut down German music channel VIVA – once the arch-rival of MTV Europe – at the end of this year.
Austria’s largest cable operator UPC has extended its HD line-up.
German platform operator Media Broadcast has added the linear TV channels VIVA, Comedy Central, TLC and N24 Doku to its HbbTV-based hybrid DVB-T2 service Freenet TV Connect.
Internet TV platform Zattoo has increased its HD lineup in Germany.
Children’s channel Nickelodeon will open a new programme window in the evening and late night hours when it turns into a 24 hour service in Germany on October 1, 2014.
Internet TV platform Zattoo has taken three TV channels from US media company Viacom International Media Networks Northern Europe on board its offering in Germany.
Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has appointed Maurice Hols as the new SVP and general manager VIMN Benelux with immediate effect.
US media company Viacom will perform major changes in its German channel family this autumn: VIVA will hand over its evening hours to Comedy Central while Nickelodeon will be turned into a 24 hour service and MTV into an HD-only channel.