Paramount Plus to Launch March 4 in U.S. and Latin America
Streaming - Television

ViacomCBS has set March 4 as the launch date for Paramount Plus, the company’s effort to join the direct-to-consumer streaming revolution alongside its larger rivals. The subscription service will ...

Variety
January 19, 2021

ViacomCBS Kids & Family consolidates live-action teams
Streaming - Television

ViacomCBS Kids & Family is combining its live-action production under a single team so that all Awesomeness and Nickelodeon development, current series and studio functions will now be handled col...

Kidscreen
January 15, 2021

Nickelodeon’s NFL Wild Card broadcast draws over 2 Milli...
Sports - Television

Nickelodeon’s kid-friendly broadcast of Sunday’s National Football League (NFL) wild card game between the New Orleans Saints and Chicago Bears averaged 2.06 million viewers, making it the most-wa...

SportsPro Media
January 13, 2021

Discovery+ is available now. How does it compare to other stre...
Streaming

On Monday, Discovery+ entered an increasingly crowded landscape of services vying to attract your eyeballs to their endless selection of programming. Discovery+ features more than 55,000 episodes fro...

USA TODAY
January 5, 2021

‘Too Much Money at Stake’: Lengthy L.A. Production Shutdow...
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

The COVID-19 numbers in Los Angeles County are dire, and hospital beds remain at worryingly low capacity, pushing Hollywood to delay when most L.A.-based television shows go back into production. At t...

Variety
January 5, 2021

Hulu Inks ViacomCBS Deal to Add 14 Cable Networks to Live TV P...
Streaming - Television

Disney’s Hulu + Live TV subscribers will — finally — get Comedy Central, MTV, Nick, BET and other legacy Viacom cable channels as part of their lineup. ViacomCBS announced a new multiyear distr...

Variety
January 4, 2021

CBS Sports and Nickelodeon team up for NFL Wild Card Game on N...
Sports - Streaming - Television

CBS Sports and Nickelodeon are getting kids and families into the game with a special slime-filled presentation of the National Football League’s Wild Card game on Sunday, Jan. 10, at 4:30 p.m. (ET)...

ViacomCBS
December 15, 2020

ViacomCBS Breaks Down Workforce Demographic; Launches New Dive...
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

ViacomCBS is launching a dedicated diversity and inclusion website that sheds light, for the first time, on the combined company’s workforce demographics following the merger of Viacom and CBS, Vari...

Variety
December 14, 2020

CBS All Access adds Nick content and parental features
Streaming - Television

In the lead-up to its Paramount+ rebrand, ViacomCBS streamer CBS All Access has added a raft of kids programming from its Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. libraries, and launched new family features. Nearl...

Kidscreen
December 10, 2020

Fox could drop TNF if main NFL package proves too costly
Sports - Television

Fox currently pays US$660 million per year for those games, having taken over the contract in 2019 from rivals CBS and NBC, who previously split the coverage. That deal expires at the end of the 20...

Sports Pro Media
December 9, 2020

Viacom on the Verge of Winning Poaching Lawsuit Against Netfli...
Streaming - Television

Two days before a summary judgment hearing in a crucial legal fight, a Los Angeles judge indicates his thoughts in a detailed tentative ruling. Netflix is having some difficulty on the legal front wi...

The Hollywood Reporter
December 9, 2020

SportsPro Summit 2020 – NBC, TikTok and House of Highlights
Branding - Sports - Television

Branded content doesn’t need to look like it; The NFL’s next TV deal will force broadcasters to make difficult choices; Time for sports to incorporate highlights into their business model. For ...

SportsPro Media
December 4, 2020

CBS nearly sold out of Super Bowl ad inventory
Sports - Television

The relatively well-selling Super Bowl ad inventory suggests marketers are not especially concerned with the chance of the big game not occurring due to upticks in COVID-19 that have caused postponeme...

Marketing Dive
December 3, 2020

Netflix Removes ‘Chappelle’s Show’ From Service Upon Req...
Streaming - Television

Dave Chappelle had made it clear that he did not approve of ViacomCBS licensing his Comedy Central series, Chappelle’s Show, without paying him a dime. The comedian spoke about it during his recent ...

Deadline
November 24, 2020

The Weeknd to headline Pepsi Super Bowl LV Halftime Show
Live Entertainment - Music - Sports - Television

Pepsi, the NFL and Roc Nation have announced that The Weeknd will perform during the Pepsi Super Bowl LV Halftime Show on CBS.  For the full story, visit Variety  -  https://variety.com/2020/m...

Variety
November 12, 2020

ViacomCBS to close legacy streamers as focus shifts to Paramou...
Brand News - Streaming - Television

ViacomCBS is to shut down its smaller legacy streamers, such as MTV Hits, whose content will be added to its upcoming premium service Paramount+. For the full story, visit Television Business Inter...

Entercom and FanDuel Ink Partnership
Sports

Entercom, which merged with CBS Radio in 2017, owns 39 sports radio stations and 235 total stations across the U.S. It also operates audio streaming platform Radio.com. For the full story, visit Ra...

Radio World
October 30, 2020

Amazon strikes deal with NFL to stream playoff game
Sports - Streaming

Amazon already streams 11 Thursday Night Football games annually and has been looking to carry more football on its Amazon Prime Video platform. For the full story, visit MarketWatch  -  https://...

MarketWatch
October 14, 2020

The Bachelorette premiere matches ratings from last season
Television

After months of coronavirus production delays, “The Bachelorette” season 16 finally premiered on Tuesday night and managed to match its previous season. For the full story, visit Variety  -  ...

Variety
October 14, 2020

Nickelodeon is creating a news team with CBS News producer Mag...
Television

Laguerre-Wilkinson joins as VP of news programming, and she'll also serve as exec producer on Nick News. For the full story, visit Kidscreen  -  https://kidscreen.com/2020/10/06/nickelodeon-creat...

Kidscreen
October 7, 2020

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