Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN)

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), is comprised of many of the world’s most popular multimedia entertainment brands, including MTV, MTV LIVE HD, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central, Paramount Channel, and more. Viacom brands reach more than 3.4 billion cumulative subscribers in 180+ countries and territories via more than 200 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties, in 40 languages. Visit www.viacom.com.

Who's who 

Mark Whitehead
President & Managing Director, Asia Pacific
E: mark.whitehead@vimn.com
Tan Chee Kiat
Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific
E: tan.cheekiat@vimn.com
June Yeoh
Senior Director, International Programme Sales, Asia
E: june.yeoh@vimn.com

Production 

Lip Sync Battle – Based on the pop-culture phenomenon of lip sync battling, the Viacom original series from Spike TV in the U.S. features celebrities going head-to- head and battling for the coolest bragging rights on the planet. The series is the most-watched original series in network history, averaging three million viewers. Local formats created in Asia include China, Indonesia, Philippines, and Vietnam. MTV continues to deliver live music events as part of local productions including the MTV World Stage global series, which brings multi-genre talents with global relevance onto a single stage. And MTV Music Evolution Manila, which showcases iconic and contemporary acts, internationally, regionally and locally.

 

Genres

Core sales in animation with live action series are on the rise. Reality, competitive reality, documentaries, TV movies. Award shows, music shows, studio entertainment, music performances and formats. Animated sitcom, sitcom/live action, sketch-comedy, gag and best of Asia comedy

Rights

VIMN holds all media rights across platforms, from traditional TV to digital platforms.

HD/4K

VIMN’s library includes nearly 3,000 hours of high-definition content, including locally produced live music specials and events.

Asia focus in 2017

VIMN Asia Pacific’s business cuts across Australia and New Zealand, China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, Japan and Southeast Asia.

 

Top shows are... 

 

Rusty Rivets

Rusty Rivets is firmly grounded in the Maker Movement and encourages kids to use their imagination. When there’s a job to do and the stakes are sky high, Rusty and best buds Ruby and Botasaur invent and innovate their way out of every jam by repurposing spare parts and found objects into the most awesome contraptions ever! HD. Episodes/length: 26x30 mins

The Loud House

The Loud House centres on 11-year-old Lincoln as he gives an inside look at what it takes to survive in the bedlam of a large family of 10 sisters, and being the only boy. HD. Episodes/length: 52x30 mins. Season 1 (26x30 mins), Season 2 in production (26x30 mins)

That Awkward Game Show

Hosted by actor and comedian Jeff Dye, the one-hour game show pits parents and their adult children against each other to compete for a huge cash prize – all while learning shocking truths about each other. Each episode features three parent-child teams of two as they attempt to figure out the embarrassing secrets related to their teammate. HD (Canned Show), Format is available for license. Episodes/length: 11x60 mins

 

Outlook 

"In a fast-growing broadband and mobile world, coupled with more personalised entertainment services and greater consumer choice, we are investing in our channels and complementary apps to allow our existing and new distribution partners to deepen and improve the entertainment experience they offer to their subscribers. More than ever before, it is going to be vital to support our international content with strong localised content and formats that can be consumed across multiple devices.”
Mark Whitehead, President & Managing Director, Asia Pacific

Address 

Viacom International Media Networks
151 Lorong Chuan
#03-08, New Tech Park (Lobby H)
Singapore 556741
T: +65 6221 8166
W: www.mtvasia.com
www.nick-asia.com
www.b2b.viacom.com