Tag Archives: Viacom

MultiChoice and Viacom renewed channels agreement

MultiChoice and Viacom have renewed their contract for distribution of television channels broadcast on the African Pay-TV service. The new contract extension means that BET, Comedy Central, MTV, MTV Base, MTV Music 24, Nickelodeon, NickToons and Nick Jr. will remain on DStv in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa. The terms of the contract are not [...]

Viacom to offer new Prime’s cinema series in MENA

The licensed series will be broadcasted on the Paramount Channel and the bouquet includes 75 episodes of Primes latest production Spotlight (250 x 230) and 52 episodes of Primes best seller Hollywood On Set (52 x 26) per year. In 2017, Paramount Channel introduced in the MENA region a package from Primes cinema related bouquet [...]

Emerge Gaming Agreement to Develop Nickelodeon eSports Gaming Platform in Africa

Emerge Gaming Limited (ASX: EM1), the developer and operator of online eSports, casual gaming tournament platform and lifestyle hub ArcadeX, has disclosed that it will develop a competitive gaming eSports platform based on their Arcade X technology with Viacom International Media Networks Africa (Pty) Ltd (VIMN Africa). The roll out of the eSports product, which will be called NickX, will be operated and maintained by Emerge Gaming.  NickX will be freely accessible [...]

Viacom to expand its distribution across Africa and Europe

Viacom International Media Networks is once again expanding its distribution across Europe and Africa. The media company announced new distributions deals with key multiplatform players abroad. New partnerships include the launch of MTN in Africa, MTV+ Prime Video Channel in Germany and Austria and SVOD deals with Vodafone in Turkey.  The partnership in Africa will [...]

Loyiso Madinga to feature on Trevor Noah’s show on DSTV

Comedy Central, the global comedy brand announced that Trevor Noah, Executive Producer, Writer and Host, has selected Loyiso Madinga to helm topical segments for the African broadcast of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. As wild as Donald Trump is for America, many countries around the world have Trumps of their own and since The [...]

Iflix Africa purchased content from Viacom

The Malaysia based firm, Iflix, along with other SVoD services in Africa have acquired programmes from Viacom International Media Networks. Iflix will hold content from numerous Viacom Brands such as Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, MTV Base and BET. The SVoD service provider will be offering shows like iCarly, Broad City, Pimp My Ride, Awkward [...]

Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show coming to Africa

Comedy Central Africa, the Viacom owned entertainment channel bought the exclusive right of the famous U.S talk show: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon from NBC Universal International Distribution. Dillon Khan vice-president of Comedy Central in Africa declared: We are delighted that Jimmy will be joining our stellar line-up as star of The Tonight Show, [...]