Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga Partner With ViacomCBS for Three Sp...
Music - Streaming

The rollout for Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga’s second and final collaborative album, “Love for Sale,” will include saturation-level broadcast components in the months to come, as the pair have par...

Variety
September 16, 2021

Comcast & ViacomCBS Launching Joint Streamer in Europe
Streaming

Comcast and ViacomCBS are teaming up to launch a new co-owned streaming service in more than 20 European markets. SkyShowtime will combine content from Comcast’s Peacock, Sky, NBCUniversal and Unive...

Kidscreen
August 18, 2021

‘South Park’ Creators Sign $900M ViacomCBS Deal, 14 Movies...
Streaming - Television

Oh, my God! They … are going to release 14 new South Park films. MTV Entertainment Studios has inked South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone to a new deal that will run through 2027, includi...

Hollywood Reporter
August 5, 2021

Comcast, ViacomCBS Rumors Said to Include Talk of Media’s Ne...
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

Speculation about a potential deal has been brewing since before this month’s Allen & Co. retreat for tech and media moguls in Sun Valley, Idaho, where ViacomCBS Chairwoman Shari Redstone and Co...

Forbes
July 21, 2021

Merger & Acquisition Speculation Continues to Swirl
Streaming - Theatrical

ViacomCBS Chair Shari Redstone was doing the rounds at Sun Valley but contrary to reports, she did not have a meeting with Comcast CEO Brian Roberts at the Allen & Co. mogul mountain retreat, acco...

Deadline
July 19, 2021

ViacomCBS Moves International Units Under U.S. Execs
Television

ViacomCBS has restructured its international reporting structure, bringing its global business under the control of a trio of U.S. execs. George Cheeks, Chris McCarthy and Brian Robbins have all been...

Deadline
July 1, 2021

Nickelodeon’s Smartwatch to Launch 2022
Tech - Television

ViacomCBS Networks International is getting into the wearable device market with its new NickWatch set to launch in 2022. Developed in partnership with Israeli tech start-up Watchinu, the wearable fo...

Kidscreen
June 29, 2021

Four Takeaways From the Big 4 Networks’ Upfront Presentation...
Streaming - Television

What a difference a year (and a global pandemic) makes. For the Big Four broadcast networks — ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox — May’s annual upfront presentations used to mean a focus on the fall schedul...

Hollywood Reporter
May 20, 2021

CBS Chief Talks Franchise Building, Playing to Strengths
Television

CBS has built its success of the past two decades largely on the back of its procedural franchises, including NCIS and CSI, and the network is doubling down on that strategy for the 2021-22 season. C...

Hollywood Reporter
May 19, 2021

ZAG Bolsters its LatAm Licensing Team
Streaming - Television

LA-based prodco ZAG is expanding its consumer products team in LatAm with a new retail and licensing hire. Former Viacom exec Betsabe Luna (pictured) joins the company in a newly created role as dire...

Kidscreen
May 10, 2021

Hulu’s Live TV Gets Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV, and Ot...
Streaming - Tech

Hulu’s live TV service is finally getting nine new ViacomCBS channels — Comedy Central, BET, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., VH1, CMT, MTV, TV Land, and Paramount Network — as part of its regular $64.99 ...


May 3, 2021

New York Islanders and Nickelodeon Team Up for Second-Screen E...
Branding - Sports - Tech - Television

The National Hockey League’s (NHL) New York Islanders are working with ViacomCBS-owned children’s network Nickelodeon on a multi-platform experience for their fixture with the Pittsburgh Penguins ...

Sports Pro Media
March 30, 2021

ViacomCBS, Discovery Stock Each Close Down More Than 27%
Finance - Streaming

Shares of ViacomCBS and Discovery continued to nosedive on Friday. ViacomCBS and Discovery have been heavily shorted companies, as investors remain skeptical of the companies’ long-term prospects i...

CNBC
March 29, 2021

CBS Lands Serie A & Coppa Italia US Rights for $75.8 Mill...
Sports - Streaming - Television

CBS will be the new home of Italian soccer in the US from next season after beating ESPN to the rights for Serie A and the Coppa Italia. The deal runs for three years and will see Italian soccer’s ...

Sports Pro
March 24, 2021

ViacomCBS to Sell $3 Billion in Stock to Spend on Streaming
Streaming

ViacomCBS is readying itself to write some bigger checks for content flowing to Paramount Plus and its other streaming properties. The company, which bowed the Paramount Plus streaming service earlie...

Variety
March 23, 2021

Pepsi Turns Ads into Dating Profiles to Push New Mango-Flavore...
Beverages - CPG - Retail

PepsiCo is promoting its new mango-flavored cola with social media advertising that doubles as personal ads for singles seeking dates. The dating profiles are part of its bigger "Perfect Match" campai...

Marketing Dive
March 19, 2021

Paula Kaplan Set to depart Viacom
Streaming - Television

Kidscreen has confirmed that Paula Kaplan, EVP of talent and development for Nickelodeon and Viacom Digital Studios, is leaving the kidcaster. A new exec will be brought in to fill the vacant role sh...

Kidscreen
March 17, 2021

Deals of the Week: Portfolio, Genius, Babyfirst
CPG - Retail - Streaming - Television - Toys

Broadcasters enroll in Hero Elementary, Scooby-Doo scares up a new movie block, and Garfield dresses up with Benetton. Portfolio Entertainment The Toronto-based producer/distributor has secured new i...

Kidscreen
March 5, 2021

Nickelodeon & Mattel Partner on Monster High TV Projects
Television - Toys

Nickelodeon and Mattel have teamed up on two projects featuring the Clawdeen Wolf, Draculaura and Frankie Stein characters. The ViacomCBS-owned network will premiere the two projects in 2022. The an...

Deadline
March 2, 2021

How Long Should Movies Be in Theaters Before Streaming? Hollyw...
Streaming - Theatrical

With the movie business upended during the pandemic and tilting more towards streaming than cineplexes, Hollywood is rethinking its business model. One significant debate is how long a gap there s...

CNN
March 1, 2021

Nickelodeon Creates Avatar Studios to Create New Avatar, Legen...
Streaming - Television

ViacomCBS has announced a new studio based entirely around Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra. Avatar Studios will create “original content spanning animated series and movies,” a...

The Verge
February 25, 2021

ViacomCBS Overhauls Film Strategy With New Theatrical Windows,...
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

Paramount Pictures is entering the streaming era in a big way, one that will see the 108-year old studio overhaul the way it releases and licenses the movies it makes. As part of that effort, Paramou...

Variety
February 25, 2021

‘Frasier’ Revival With Kelsey Grammer Set at Paramount Plu...
Streaming - Television

The “Frasier” revival has officially been ordered at Paramount Plus. Original series star Kelsey Grammer will return in the title role in addition to executive producing. Chris Harris and Joe Cri...

Variety
February 25, 2021

Paramount+ Adds CONCACAF Soccer Rights Ahead of US Launch
Sports - Streaming

Paramount+, the rebranded streaming service previously known as CBS All Access, has added more live soccer rights to its content offering ahead of the platform’s US launch on 4th March. The ViacomC...

Sports Pro
February 25, 2021

Nickelodeon Plans a Kids Upfront That Really Is For Children
Streaming - Television

Many kids love to watch TV, but have little desire to learn the intricacies of the business behind it. Nickelodeon aims to change that dynamic. The ViacomCBS kids-media giant will host a showcase on ...

Variety
February 23, 2021

ViacomCBS Will Also Return to Upfronts Week in May
Streaming - Television

Another media company is returning to upfronts week, following Disney’s earlier announcement that it will resume the annual May tradition, which was canceled last year due to the pandemic. A Viac...

AdWeek
February 15, 2021

An Inside Look at ViacomCBS’s Kids Studio
Streaming - Television

For more than 15 years, Nina Hahn has served as SVP of production and development for ViacomCBS International Media Networks (VIMN). During her tenure, she has worked in direct partnership with Nickel...

Kidscreen
February 3, 2021

Chris Rose expands his role at ViacomCBS
Streaming - Television

Chris Rose is taking on more responsibility in a role expansion that will see him serve as VP of production and development for both Nickelodeon and ViacomCBS International Studios Kids (VIS KIDS). S...

Kidscreen
January 26, 2021

Hollywood’s Top Dealmakers of 2020: The Pandemic Players
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

The entertainment landscape continues to evolve at a breakneck pace thanks to developments in technology and an increasing consumer appetite for content -– but this year change happened at warp spee...

Hollywood Reporter
January 25, 2021

ViacomCBS International Studios Unveils Slate
Streaming - Television

At a virtual NATPE event, the studio announces such projects as a made-for-TV musical movie, based on a telenovela, from creatives behind 'The Prom' and 'High School Musical.' ViacomCBS' ViacomCBS Int...

Hollywood Reporter
January 21, 2021

Univision, Viacom CBS and Canal Plus Reveal Key Audience Strat...
Streaming - Television

Understanding what audiences want at any given time, creating services that switch seamlessly between linear and VOD, and providing in-app interactivity for live programming are key to attracting audi...

Variety
January 21, 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

SpongeBob SquarePants comes to Madden 21
Gaming - Sports - Television

Madden now has a SpongeBob SquarePants-themed field so you can live out your dreams of playing football in a virtual Bikini Bottom. The SpongeBob Reef-Top, which will only be available in Madden’s a...

The Verge
January 11, 2021

Hulu discounts its on-demand service to $1.99 for students
Streaming

Looking to gain traction with a younger user base, Hulu this morning announced it’s dropping the price of its on-demand streaming service to $1.99 per month for students over 18 who are attending a...

TeachCrunch
January 11, 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

20-in-20 Television Marketing Partnerships: Nickelodeon
Partnership Blogs - Partnerships - Television - Toys

Last Call is celebrating the holidays with the 20in20 countdown of the television marketing partnerships showcasing the year's biggest promotional properties! Each day throughout the holiday season, ...

Earl Schultz
December 23, 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

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

2020 was one of the worst years for media giants
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

The coronavirus pandemic took a $13 billion-wrecking ball to big media, according to an analysis of earnings reports and transcripts by Business Insider using Sentieo Inc. The estimate refers to the ...

Business Insider
December 2, 2020

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