viacom News of 08/25/19
Hulu And Amazon Prime Video Chip Away At Netflix’S Dominance
Netflix is still the No. 1 subscription streaming service in the U.S., according to a new report from eMarketer, but rivals including Amazon Prime Video and Hulu are starting to cut into its market share. The analyst firm forecasts 182.5 million ...
CBS And Viacom Are Merging Into A Combined Company Called ViacomCBS
In a widely-anticipated move, CBS and Viacom have agreed to reunite . The two media giants split back in 2006, although the Redstone family maintained control through National Amusements, a privately-held holding company. Now they’re ...
What We Can Learn From DTC Success With TV Ads
Kevin Krim and Sebastian Chiu Contributor Share on Twitter Kevin Krim is EDO 's President & CEO. His 21-year career has spanned search, social and TV advertising across start-ups and major ...
Viacom Is Launching Pluto TV Channels For Comedy Central, MTV And More
Just a few months after acquiring video streaming service Pluto TV , Viacom says it will be bringing its major networks to the ad-supported streaming service, with a whole lineup of new channels launching on May 1. The company is making this ...
Disney Shares Are Up After The Big Reveal Of Its Streaming Service
Investors seem to think that Disney is on the right track with its plans for the new streaming service, Disney+. On the heels of yesterday’s announcement of the streaming service’s November 12 launch date and slate of programming, ...
T-Mobile’S Mobile TV Service To Include Viacom Channels Like MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central & More
T-Mobile and Viacom this morning announced a deal that will bring Viacom’s TV channels – like MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount and others – to T-Mobile’s new mobile video service planned for later this year. The ...
Viacom-Owned Kids Streaming Service Noggin Acquires Educational App Sparkler
Viacom’s Nickelodeon is doubling down on the educational aspects of its preschooler-focused streaming service, Noggin , with the acquisition of the early childhood learning platform Sparkler . Announced on Friday, the deal will see ...
Sports Streaming Service FuboTV Expands Its Lineup With Viacom’S Entertainment Channels
Sports streaming service fuboTV and Viacom this morning announced a new carriage deal that will see fuboTV carry Viacom’s entertainment networks as a part of its TV packages. The deal includes channels like MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., BET, ...
Pluto TV Will Expand Its Free Service With Paid Subscriptions, Says New Owner Viacom
Last month, Viacom picked up free streaming service Pluto TV for $340 million in cash. This week, the company spoke in more detail about its plans for Pluto TV – including its potential to for ad-supported streaming as well as the ability ...
Viacom Buys The Free Video Streaming Service Pluto.Tv For $340 Million
Viacom is bucking the trend of launching new premium subscription-based entertainment offerings with its bid to acquire Pluto TV for $340 million in cash. It’s a way to distribute the company’s once mighty-with-millennial ...
Cheddar Buys A User-Generated Content Biz, Rate My Professors, From Viacom
Streaming news company Cheddar announced this morning it’s acquiring Rate My Professors , the Viacom-owned site where students go online to rate and review their professors and schools across the U.S. The site, founded in 1999, has become ...