VIDEO. Comedy Central channels in a number of European countries get a new logo and idents from October. The new design was introduced last January in the US, where it was met with mixed reactions.
The Polish DTH platform Cyfra+ is to make three Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) channels available unencrypted for two months.
MTV Networks North is restructuring its organisation, leading to job losses in its Belgian and Amsterdam offices.
Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has been named Macky Drese as VP of international sales, VBSI, Viacom’s in-house brand solutions sales business focusing on global and multinational accounts.
Cablevision Systems Corporation and Viacom have reached an agreement to resolve litigation filed in the Southern District of New York related to Cablevision’s Optimum Apps, which streams content to iPads.
US operator Time Warner Cable is seeking a court ruling to have its iPad App approved for use with Viacom Networks channels. In response, Viacom has said it is suing TWC for breach of contract and copyright violation.
Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has significantly increased its presence in Russia through a terrestrial content deal for the Nickelodeon brand, as well as a number of new consumer product agreements.
Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has entered into an exclusive content deal with the Ukrainian broadcaster NEW Channel.
Viacom has confirmed that it is blocking all of its content on Google TV devices from Sony and Logitech. This includes programming from Viacom networks Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, Spike TV, BET, Nickelodeon and others.
Viacom has informed a New York Federal Court of its intention to launch an appeal against the June copyright ruling that went the way of YouTube.