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, BET Networks, and more. Viacom brands reach more than 3.8 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 b2b.viacom.com.

Address

Viacom International Media Networks
Asia Pacific HQ

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

Who’s who…

Mark Whitehead
President And Managing Director, Asia Pacific
E: mark.whitehead@vimn.com

Tan Chee Kiat
Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific
E: tan.cheekiat@vimn.com

June Yeoh
Senior Director, International Program Sales, Asia
E: june.yeoh@vimn.com

Susumu Imata
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Japan
E: susumu.imata@vimn.com

Pierre Cheung
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Greater China
E: pierre.cheung@vimn.com

Paras Sharma
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Southeast Asia
E: paras.sharma@vimn.com

Ben Richardson
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Australia And New Zealand
E: ben.richardson@vimn.com

Genres

Core sales in animation with live action series 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

Production

Lip Sync Battle – Based on the pop culture phenomenon of lip sync battling, the most-watched original series in network history features celebrities going head-to-head and battling for the coolest bragging rights on the planet.
Comedy Central Stand-Up, Asia! – The first Asian original stand-up series features comedic acts from the region and across the world, giving audiences a unique and first of its kind opportunity to taste different flavours of Asian stand-up.

Rights

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

HD/4K

VIMN’s library includes nearly 2,500 hours of high-definition content, including locally produced live music specials and events.

Asia focus in 2018

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

Top shows are...

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library
Legendary game maker Luigi L. Lemoncello opens an extraordinary, high-tech library, complete with tricks, puzzles, books and surprises around every corner. He handpicks an assortment of students to compete in a crazy night of riddles and problem-solving in his library to find a child worthy enough to represent all things Lemoncello. With all their wits and ingenuity, each needs to escape the library and become the face of Lemoncello. Episodes/length: 1x90 mins

Sunny Day
The story of a talented 10-year-old who runs her own hair salon in Friendly Falls – a town populated and run by kids. Sunny is the best hairstylist in town and the go-to friend when someone needs help. Armed with her gear, friends and her can-do attitude, Sunny believes (and inspires others to believe) there’s nothing that can’t be solved with determination and a little bit of creativity. Episodes/length: 40x30 mins

Siesta Key
From the producers of Laguna Beach comes Siesta Key. This new summer docu-series follows a group of young adults confronting issues of love, heartbreak, betrayal, class and adulthood as they spend the summer together in their hometown, figuring out who they are and who they want to become. Episodes/length: 18x60 mins