AT&T Announces Multi-Year Distribution Agreement with Viacom
Oct 6 15
AT&T has reached a multi-channel, distribution agreement to continue providing Viacom Inc.'s media networks to both AT&T's U-verse TV and DIRECTV's national subscriber base.
Viacom Inc. Appoints Lee Shin Yng as CFO for Viacom International Media Networks Asia
Oct 6 15
Viacom Inc. has appointed a CFO for Viacom International Media Networks Asia. Lee Shin Yng, who assumes the position immediately, will be responsible for financial reporting and planning and for providing financial guidance regarding the company's strategic direction, according to the report. She will report to VIMN Asia COO Tan Chee Kiat and will be based in Singapore.
Viacom, Inc. to Open Production Studio in Miami, Florida
Oct 5 15
Viacom, Inc. announced that it will open a two-stage, 88,000 square foot, production facility in Miami, Florida. The new studio, which was built by the Miami Omni Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) as a public-private partnership with EUE/Screen Gems Studios, will serve as a production hub for Viacom’s global entertainment brands including Nickelodeon, MTV and Comedy Central. Located in central Miami, the studio location offers access to a highly skilled, multi-lingual talent pool essential to creating global productions in multiple languages. The facilities will include two modern sound stages equipped to create a variety of content simultaneously, from daily scripted series, music specials and game shows to short form content for mobile, digital and on-air. VIMN Americas’ Miami headquarters is responsible for driving Viacom’s businesses across Latin America and Canada and is the production hub for VIMN Americas production unit which creates content for Viacom International’s brand portfolio including MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and Paramount Channel. The building offers 88,000 square feet of production space, featuring: Two 15,000-square-foot sound stages with ceiling clearance 40 feet to the grid, Lighting dimmer systems with cabled and powered lighting grids, Lighting, electric and grip on site 12 post-production rooms, 16 dressing rooms, including six star dressing rooms, plus two make-up rooms, Two green rooms Technical equipment, prop, and set storage, Designated spaces for the art department, Production offices, Conference and break rooms, Commissary seating for up to 200, Audience holding areas, Mill shop, warehouse space, Wardrobe rooms with washers and dryers.
AT&T, Inc. and Viacom Reach Multi-Year Distribution Agreement for Viacom's Media Networks Spanning Both AT&T, Inc.'s U-verse TV and DIRECTV Platforms
Oct 5 15
AT&T, Inc. released statement after reaching distribution agreement to continue providing Viacom's media networks to both AT&T's U-verse TV and DIRECTV's national subscriber base.
Viacom Appoints Julian Zilberbrand as Executive Vice President of Audience Science
Oct 2 15
Viacom announced Julian Zilberbrand as Executive Vice President of Audience Science. He will oversee three key areas in the data strategy division: Audience Onboarding and Segmentation; Advanced Analytics; and, Digital Media Executions. Zilberbrand begins October 19 and will report to Kern Schireson, Executive Vice President of Data Strategy and Consumer Intelligence. Zilberbrand joins Viacom from ZenithOptimedia, where he served as Executive Vice President of Activation Standards, Insights and Technology where he managed the activations standards, digital operations, analytics, technology and strategic partnerships groups.