Viacom International Media Networks’ vice president of research and insights Christian Kurz travelled to Singapore and Japan to unveil some of the specific market findings of “The Next Normal: An Unprecedented Look at Millennials Worldwide.” Read More
Comedy Central Asia launches on Nov. 1, expanding the network into its sixth continent and furthering Viacom International Media Networks’ efforts to make Comedy Central its third global brand. The channel will target audiences in several Southeast Asian markets and offer the region’s only 24-hour all-comedy programming service. Comedy Central Asia will feature global hits such as The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, South Park and Workaholics, as well as stand-up comedy, live-action sitcoms, sketch comedy programming and Asia-produced comedy titles. Read More
Originally launched in Australia, Nickelodeon’s Camp Orange, the kids-only, reality competition series, is now entertaining kids in the UK for a second season. And in addition to crossing borders, the show is also breaking ratings records. It’s a prime example of what Viacom International Media Networks President and Chief Executive Officer Bob Bakish calls “glocal” content – programming that strikes the right balance between local and international elements, and thus can enjoy success in markets where it’s transported. Read More
Viacom International Media Networks president and CEO Bob Bakish was among the participants at the 3rd annual Asia Leadership Forum, hosted in Seoul this month by leading South Korean news organization The Chosun Ilbo.