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ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI) is the international division of
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. The division oversees the production, broadcasting and promotion of key ViacomCBS' brands outside of the United States. These brands include
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,
Comedy Central Comedy Central (Formerly Styled As COMEDY ꓶⱯꓤꓕNƎꓛ) is an American basic cable television channel, channel owned by ViacomCBS through its ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks, domestic network division's MTV Entertainment Group unit, based ...

Comedy Central
, MTV,
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, BET and Colors TV, as well as
CBS
CBS
-branded channels, which are co-owned with AMC Networks International. The networks' headquarters are located in New York City and London. Other international offices are located in São Paulo, Berlin, Stockholm, Amsterdam, Warsaw, Madrid, Milan, Mumbai, Paris, Singapore, Budapest, and Sydney amongst others. Its first international offices opened in the late 1980s in London and Amsterdam with the launch of MTV Europe. It was created from a rebrand of Viacom's MTV Networks, which included MTV, BET, VH1 and
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, to include
Comedy Central Comedy Central (Formerly Styled As COMEDY ꓶⱯꓤꓕNƎꓛ) is an American basic cable television channel, channel owned by ViacomCBS through its ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks, domestic network division's MTV Entertainment Group unit, based ...

Comedy Central
. Robert Bakish has been President of VIMN since 2011, having held various roles at Viacom since 1997.


Divisions

As of January 2020, ViacomCBS Networks International is split into two brand groups (Entertainment and Youth Brands, Kids and Family), and three regional hubs (UK & Australia, EMEAA, and Americas).


United Kingdom, Ireland, and Australia

ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia is a subsidiary of ViacomCBS, headquartered in London.


Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia

ViacomCBS Networks EMEAA (formerly MTV Networks Europe and Viacom International Media Networks Europe) is a subsidiary of ViacomCBS which serves Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. It currently consists of two branches: * ViacomCBS Networks Northern Europe, which serves the Netherlands, Belgium, Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden), Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Poland, Ukraine, and Russia. * ViacomCBS Networks Southern Europe, Middle East, and Africa, which serves France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, the Middle East, and Africa.


India

Viacom 18 is a joint venture between ViacomCBS and TV18, which operates the former's television brands in India along with homegrown brand Colors..


The Americas

ViacomCBS Networks Americas (formerly MTV Networks Latin America and Viacom International Media Networks The Americas) is a regional subsidiary of ViacomCBS Networks International. Its operational headquarters is located in Miami, Florida, the US soon to be relocated to Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, and Colombia. As currently being based in the United States, all VCNA channels are regulated by the
Federal Communications Commission The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an Independent agencies of the United States government, independent agency of the United States government that regulates communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable across the ...
, the U.S. broadcast regulator, despite not yet transmitting for the United States.


Channel 5

United Kingdom
On 1 May 2014, Viacom acquired Channel 5 Broadcasting Ltd, and its current channels are: * Channel 5 (British TV channel), Channel 5 * 5Select * 5Star * 5USA * Paramount Network (British TV channel), Paramount Network


BET

France
BET (France), BET France United Kingdom and Ireland
BET International, BET UK and Ireland canada
BET (TV) Canada


Colors TV

* Colors (HD) * Colors Bangla (HD) * Colors Gujarati * Colors Kannada (HD) * Colors Marathi (HD) * Colors Rishtey * Colors Tamil (HD) * Colors Odia * Colors Infinity (HD) * Colors Super


Comedy Central Comedy Central (Formerly Styled As COMEDY ꓶⱯꓤꓕNƎꓛ) is an American basic cable television channel, channel owned by ViacomCBS through its ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks, domestic network division's MTV Entertainment Group unit, based ...

Comedy Central

Australia and New Zealand
Comedy Central (Australia & New Zealand), Comedy Central Australia & New Zealand Belgium
Comedy Central Belgium Canada
Comedy Central Comedy Central (Formerly Styled As COMEDY ꓶⱯꓤꓕNƎꓛ) is an American basic cable television channel, channel owned by ViacomCBS through its ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks, domestic network division's MTV Entertainment Group unit, based ...

Comedy Central
Canada owned by CTV Comedy Channel and Much (TV channel) Germany, Switzerland & Austria
Comedy Central (German TV channel), Comedy Central Germany, Switzerland & Austria Hungary
Comedy Central (Hungarian TV channel), Comedy Central Hungary and Comedy Central Family Hungary India
Comedy Central (India) Israel
Hot Comedy Central, Comedy Central (Israel) Italy
Comedy Central (Italian TV channel), Comedy Central (Italy) Latin America
Comedy Central (Latin America) Netherlands
Comedy Central (Dutch TV channel), Comedy Central Netherlands and Comedy Central Extra Poland
Comedy Central Poland and Comedy Central Family (Poland), Polsat Comedy Central Extra Romania
Comedy Central (Romania) Spain
Comedy Central Spain United Kingdom and Ireland
Comedy Central (UK and Irish TV channel), Comedy Central UK & Ireland and Comedy Central Extra Former Channels
Netherlands
Comedy Central Family (Netherlands), Comedy Central Family Netherlands Asia
Comedy Central (Asia) Sweden
Comedy Central Sweden Denmark
Comedy Central Denmark Czech Republic
Prima Comedy Central


MTV


Current channels

Africa
MTV (Africa), MTV Africa and MTV Base (Africa), MTV Base Africa Australia and New Zealand
MTV (Australia and New Zealand), MTV Australia & New Zealand, MTV Classic (Australia and New Zealand), MTV Classic Australia & New Zealand, MTV Dance (Australia), MTV Dance Australia and MTV Music (Australia and New Zealand), MTV Music Australia & New Zealand Belgium
MTV (Belgium), MTV Belgium Brazil
MTV (Brazil), MTV Brazil Canada
MTV (Canada), MTV Canada and MTV2 (Canada), MTV2 Canada - owned by Bell Media, under license from ViacomCBS Denmark
MTV (Denmark), MTV Denmark Finland
MTV (Finland), MTV Finland France
MTV (France), MTV France Germany
MTV (Germany), MTV Germany and MTV Brand New Germany India
MTV (India), MTV India and MTV (India), MTV Beats Ireland
MTV Ireland Israel
MTV (Israel), MTV Israel Italy
MTV (Italy), MTV Italy, MTV Music (Italy), MTV Music Italy Japan
MTV Japan Korea
SBS MTV - joint venture with Seoul Broadcasting System, SBS Latin America
MTV (Latin American TV channel), MTV Latin America Netherlands
MTV (Netherlands), MTV Netherlands and MTV Music 24 Norway
MTV (Norway), MTV Norway Poland
MTV Poland Portugal
MTV (Portugal), MTV Portugal Russia
MTV (Russia), MTV Russia Southeast Asia
MTV (Southeast Asia), MTV Southeast Asia Spain
MTV (Spain), MTV Spain Sweden
MTV (Sweden), MTV Sweden Switzerland
MTV (Switzerland), MTV Switzerland Taiwan
MTV Taiwan Thailand
MTV (Thailand), MTV Thailand United Kingdom
MTV UK launched on 1 July 1997. It currently broadcasts 9 channels in the UK: MTV (UK and Ireland), MTV, MTV Base, MTV Classic (UK & Ireland), MTV Classic, MTV Dance, MTV Hits (UK & Ireland), MTV Hits, MTV Live HD, MTV Live, MTV Music (UK & Ireland), MTV Music, MTV OMG and MTV Rocks (British and Irish TV channel), MTV Rocks. Vietnam
MTV (Vietnam), MTV Vietnam


Former channels

Adriatic Region
MTV (Adria), MTV Adria (serving Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Slovenia) Australia & New Zealand
MTV Hits (Australia and New Zealand), MTV Hits Australia & New Zealand, MTV New Zealand Austria
MTV (Austria), MTV Austria China
MTV China Czech Republic
MTV (Czech Republic), MTV Czech Republic Estonia
MTV Eesti, MTV Estonia France
MTV Idol, MTV Pulse (France), MTV Pulse France Greece
MTV (Greece), MTV Greece Hungary
MTV (Hungary), MTV Hungary Indonesia
MTV (Indonesia), MTV Indonesia Italy
MTV Brand New (Italy), MTV Brand New Italy, MTV Classic (Italy), MTV Classic Italy and MTV Pulse (Italy), MTV Pulse Italy Latin America
MTV Hits (Latin American TV channel), MTV Hits Latin America Lithuania & Latvia
MTV (Lithuania & Latvia), MTV Lithuania & Latvia Middle East
MTV (Middle East), MTV Middle East Pakistan
MTV (Pakistani TV channel), MTV Pakistan Philippines
MTV Pinoy - joint venture with Viva Entertainment and MTVph - joint venture with Solar Entertainment Corporation Poland
MTV Classic (Poland), MTV Classic Poland Romania
MTV (Romania), MTV Romania Turkey
MTV (Turkey), MTV Turkey Ukraine
MTV (Ukraine), MTV Ukraine United Kingdom & Ireland
MTV Extra and MTV Flux * MTV Philippines - closed 16 February 2010 * MTV International - was available online from 2006 to 2007 *MTV2 Pop (replaced with Nickelodeon Germany in 2005) *MTV Base France (replaced by MTV Hits France and BET France on 17 November 2015) *MTV Brand New (Dutch TV channel), MTV Brand New Netherlands - closed 1 February 2021 *QOOB, originally broadcast in Italy closed down in January 2009, resurrected in April 2009, closed again in 2010. *The Music Factory, TMF (except TMF Vlaanderen; all others replaced with VIVA in 2009) *Nickelodeon (Ukraine), Nickelodeon Ukraine (closed 1 September 2017) *Game One Music HD (closed in September 2016) *VH2 (replaced with MTV Flux in summer 2006)


Network 10


Australia

One of Australia's three commercial free-to-air channels. Ten Network Holdings was bought by CBS Corporation on 16 November 2017, becoming part of ViacomCBS Networks International following the 2019 Viacom merger. Channels: * Network 10 * 10 Peach * 10 Bold * 10 Shake * 10 HD * Spree TV (50%) Internet: * Network 10#10 Play, 10 Play * 10 Daily * Network 10#10 All Access, 10 All Access (will be rebranded as Paramount+ in mid-2021)


Nickelodeon Nickelodeon (often shortened to Nick) is an American pay television Pay television also known as subscription television, premium television or, when referring to an individual service, a premium channel, refers to subscription-based telev ...

Australia & New Zealand
Nickelodeon (Australia and New Zealand), Nickelodeon Australia & New Zealand Brazil
Nickelodeon (Brazil), Nickelodeon Brazil Bulgaria
Nickelodeon Bulgaria Bosnia & Herzegovina Nickelodeon (Central & Eastern European TV channel), Nickelodeon Bosnia & Herzegovina Canada
Nickelodeon (Canada), Nickelodeon Canada - owned by Corus Entertainment, under license from
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and Nick Jr. Croatia
Nickelodeon (Croatia), Nickelodeon Croatia Czech Republic Nickelodeon (Central & Eastern European TV channel), Nickelodeon Czech Republic Denmark
Nickelodeon (Denmark), Nickelodeon Denmark, Nick Jr. (Scandinavia), Nick Jr. Scandinavia Estonia Nickelodeon (Central & Eastern European TV channel), Nickelodeon Estonia Finland
Nickelodeon (Finland), Nickelodeon Finland, Nick Jr. (Scandinavia), Nick Jr. Scandinavia France
Nickelodeon (France), Nickelodeon France, Nickelodeon 4Teen France and Nickelodeon Junior France Germany & Austria
Nickelodeon (Germany), Nickelodeon Germany Georgia (Country) Nickelodeon (Russia and CIS TV channel), Nickelodeon Georgia Greece
Nickelodeon (Greece), Nickelodeon Greece Hungary
Nickelodeon Hungary India
Nickelodeon (India), Nickelodeon India, Nickelodeon Sonic, Nick Jr India, Nick Jr. and Nick HD+ Israel
Nickelodeon (Israel), Nickelodeon Israel Italy
Nickelodeon (Italy), Nickelodeon Italy and TeenNick Italy Japan
Nickelodeon (Japan), Nickelodeon Japan (relaunched on 30 January 2018) Kazakhstan Nickelodeon (Russia and CIS TV channel), Nickelodeon Kazakhstan Latvia Nickelodeon (Central & Eastern European TV channel), Nickelodeon Latvia Lithuania Nickelodeon (Central & Eastern European TV channel), Nickelodeon Lithuania Malta Nickelodeon (Central & Eastern European TV channel), Nickelodeon Malta Malaysia
Nickelodeon (Malaysia), Nickelodeon Malaysia Montenegro Nickelodeon (Central & Eastern European TV channel), Nickelodeon Montenegro Netherlands & Flanders
Nickelodeon (Dutch TV channel), Nickelodeon Netherlands North Macedonia Nickelodeon (Central & Eastern European TV channel), Nickelodeon North Macedonia Norway
Nickelodeon (Norway), Nickelodeon Norway, Nick Jr. (Scandinavia), Nick Jr. Scandinavia Pakistan
Nickelodeon (Pakistan), Nickelodeon Pakistan Philippines
Nickelodeon (Filipino TV channel), Nickelodeon Philippines - co-owned by All Youth Channels owned by Creative Programs Inc. a subsidiary of ABS-CBN Corporation. Poland
Nickelodeon (Poland), Nickelodeon Poland Portugal
Nickelodeon (Portugal), Nickelodeon Portugal Russia & CIS
Nickelodeon (Russia and CIS), Nickelodeon Russia Serbia
Nickelodeon (Serbia), Nickelodeon Serbia Slovakia Nickelodeon (Central & Eastern European TV channel), Nickelodeon Slovakia Southeast Asia
Nickelodeon (Southeast Asia) South Africa
Nickelodeon (Sub-Saharan African TV channel), Nickelodeon South Africa South Korea
Nickelodeon (South Korea), Nickelodeon South Korea - a joint venture with Seoul Broadcasting System, SBS Spain
Nickelodeon (Spain), Nickelodeon Spain Sweden
Nickelodeon (Sweden), Nickelodeon Sweden, Nick Jr. (Scandinavia), Nick Jr. Scandinavia Switzerland
Nickelodeon (Switzerland), Nickelodeon Switzerland Turkey
Nickelodeon (Turkey), Nickelodeon Turkey Ukraine Nickelodeon (Central & Eastern European TV channel), Nickelodeon Ukraine United Kingdom and Ireland
Nickelodeon (UK and Ireland), Nickelodeon UK & Ireland, Nick Jr. (UK and Ireland), Nick Jr. UK & Ireland, Nick Jr. Too


Former channels

* Nickelodeon (Estonia) * Kindernet – now defunct * Nickelodeon Games and Sports for Kids, Nick Gas – American digital cable and satellite channel, closed 31 December 2007 on digital cable and DirecTV and more and 23 April 2009 on Dish Network (replaced by Cartoon Network (west), replaced by then The N, now TeenNick). * Nicktoonsters – British spinoff of the U.K. version of Nicktoons, closed 31 July 2009 (replaced by a 1-hour delayed timeshift feed of the main Nicktoons channel). * Nickelodeon (New Zealand) – Now defunct, replaced by the Australian version * HaHa Nick, Nickelodeon (China) – Branded as HaHa Nick, closed in October 2007


Nick Jr.

Australia
Nick Jr. (Australia) Germany & Austria
Nick Jr. (Germany) Greece
Nick Jr. (Greece) India
Nick Jr. (India) Israel
Nick Jr. (Israel) Italy
Nick Jr. (Italy) Netherlands & Flanders
Nick Jr. (Dutch TV channel), Nick Jr. Netherlands & Flanders Portugal
Nick Jr. (Portugal) Switzerland
Nick Jr. (Germany), Nick Jr. Germany, Austria & Switzerland Turkey
Nick Jr. (Turkey)


Nicktoons (American TV channel), Nicktoons

Arabia
Nicktoons (Arabia), Nicktoons Arabia Germany & Austria
Nicktoons (Germany), Nicktoons Germany & Austria Netherlands & Flanders
Nicktoons (Dutch TV channel), Nicktoons Netherlands & Flanders United Kingdom and Ireland
Nicktoons (UK and Ireland), Nicktoons UK & Ireland Scandinavia Nicktoons (Scandinavian TV channel), Nicktoons Sweden, Norway, Denmark & Finland Romania Nicktoons (Central and Eastern Europe), Nicktoons Romania Hungary Nicktoons (Central and Eastern Europe), Nicktoons Hungary Poland Nicktoons (Central and Eastern Europe), Nicktoons Poland


TeenNick

Hungary
TeenNick Hungary Romania TeenNick Romania Latin America TeenNick Latin America


Former Channels

Netherlands Spike (Netherlands & Flanders), TeenNick Netherlands India
TeenNick (Indian TV programming block), TeenNick India Italy
TeenNick, TeenNick Italy


NickMusic

Australia & New Zealand
NickMusic (Australia and New Zealand), Nick Music Australia & New Zealand
Netherlands & Flanders
Nick Music (Dutch TV channel), Nick Music Netherlands & Flanders


Paramount Network (international), Paramount Network(s)/Spike

Asia
Paramount Network (international), Paramount Network Asia Brazil
Paramount Network (international), Paramount Network Brazil Canada
Paramount Network Canada owned by Bell Media and
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Denmark
Paramount Network (international), Paramount Network Denmark Finland
Paramount Network (international), Paramount Network Finland France
Paramount Channel France Hungary
Paramount Network (international), Paramount Network Hungary Italy
Paramount Network (international), Paramount Network Italy Latin America
Paramount Network (international), Paramount Network Latin America Netherlands
Spike (Dutch TV channel), Spike Netherlands Poland
Paramount Channel Poland Russia
Paramount Channel Russia Paramount Comedy (Russia), Paramount Comedy Spain
Paramount Network (Spanish TV channel), Paramount Network Spain Sweden
Paramount Network (international), Paramount Network Sweden United Kingdom
Paramount Network (British TV channel), Paramount Network United Kingdom


Former channels

Australia Spike (Dutch TV channel), Spike Australia - closed 7 January 2020 and succeed by Paramount Network Hungary
RTL Spike (Licensed by RTL Group) - closed 12 January 2021 and by succeed Paramount Network Hungary United Kingdom
5Spike (formerly Spike UK – part of the Channel 5 (UK), Channel 5 network) - closed 7 January 2020 and succeed by Paramount Network


Telefe

* Telefe * Telefe Internacional


VH1

Denmark
VH1 (Denmark) Europe
VH1 (European TV channel), VH1 India
VH1 India Italy
VH1 (Italy), VH1 Italy Middle East and North Africa
VH1 (European TV channel), VH1


Former channels

Brazil
VH1 Brasil, VH1 Brazil, VH1 HD and VH1 MegaHits Europe
VH1 Classic (European TV channel), VH1 Classic Germany
VH1 (Germany), VH1 Germany Indonesia
VH1 Indonesia Latin America
VH1 (Latin American TV channel), VH1 Latin America Pakistan
VH1 Pakistan Poland
VH1 (Poland) United Kingdom and Ireland
VH1 (UK & Ireland), VH1 UK & Ireland


Other networks


Game One

France
Game One is a French television channel that launched in September 1998. It shows programs based on video gaming and Japanese anime.


J-One

* J-One France


Super!

Super! is an Italian free channel that airs children's programming, which is mostly taken from Nickelodeon or Nick Jr.


CBS International (co-owned with AMC Networks International)

*CBS Drama *CBS Europa *CBS Justice *CBS Reality *Horror Channel


Former networks


VIVA

VIVA Media Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung, GmbH (until 2004 ''VIVA Media Aktiengesellschaft, AG'') was a music television network originating from Germany. It was founded as an alternative to MTV by Time Warner executives Tom McGrath (media executive), Tom McGrath and Peter Bogner with Rudi Dolezal and Hannes Rossacher from DoRo Productions, which created music videos. The channel was a broadcast of VIVA Germany as VIVA Media AG in 1993 and has been owned by their former competitor Viacom (2005–2019), Viacom, the parent company of MTV, since 2004. Viva channels exist in some European countries; the first spin-offs were launched in Poland and Switzerland in 2000. Austria
VIVA Austria was launched in May 2012, 15% of the channel's programming consists of Austrian music, music tops, and lifestyle programming focused on the Austrian market. The channels marketing and promotion are managed by Goldback Media.
Before 2012, VIVA Germany aired across Austria with localized advertising and sponsorship for Austria. Germany
VIVA Germany Switzerland
Viva Schweiz, VIVA Switzerland Poland
VIVA Poland was a Polish music channel launched on 10 June 2000 by the German VIVA Media AG. On 17 July 2012, the channel stopped being an Free-to-air, FTA network and was pulled off from Hot Bird, Eutelsat Hot Bird 13A satellite. In 2014, the station canceled local production shows. In 2015 - 2017, the station canceled all reality TV shows and continued playing only electronic dance music. Before the new broadcast schedule, the station was playing Polish and international pop, dance, rock, and hip hop music. Hungary
VIVA Hungary was a music channel launched on 27 June 1997 as Z+. Like its sister channels, the channel features localized music videos, programming, presenters, and chart shows. The channel started to use the new logo on 2 April 2012. The channel ended broadcast on 3 October 2017 replaced by MTV Music. Netherlands
The Box (Dutch TV channel), The Box was originally a Dutch music channel, which allowed viewers to vote on music videos. It was owned by VIVA Media. It launched in 1995 and was replaced by Comedy Central in 2007. United Kingdom & Ireland
Viva (UK and Ireland), VIVA UK & Ireland The channel launched on 26 October 2009, replacing TMF (UK & Ireland), TMF, and ceased broadcasting on 31 January 2018.


TMF

*The Music Factory ** TMF Flanders ** TMF Netherlands


CBS International (co-owned with AMC Networks International)

*CBS Action (Polish TV channel), CBS Action


References

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