“AMY WINEHOUSE & ME: DIONNE’S STORY” TO PREMIERE ON MTV INTERNATIONALLY BEGINNING JULY 23MTV International today announced the premiere of Amy Winehouse & Me: Dionne’s Story, a deeply personal, heartfelt documentary tribute to the late Grammy-Award-winning singer-songwriter and cultural icon, told through the lens of her goddaughter, singer-songwriter Dionne Bromfield.
MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) return to New York City LIVE on Sunday, September 12th, airing globally in over 175 countriesOne of the first fan-filled awards shows of 2021, the VMAs will feature epic performances from the biggest names in music and bring fans together from across the globe to celebrate the return of live entertainment.
“MY LIFE ON MTV” PREMIERES AROUND THE WORLD STARTING MAY 21My Life on MTV, a new music series celebrating some of the world’s greatest stars and their most unforgettable moments on MTV, will premieres globally beginning May 21 (internationally). Global superstars featured include Miley Cyrus, Coldplay, Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj, Backstreet Boys and more.
Bling Empire among leading nominations for inaugural MTV Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTEDThe 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards will make its highly-anticipated return on Monday, May 17 for an epic Los Angeles multi-day takeover honoring the biggest and best in movies and television, with a same-day premiere in Asia.
VIACOMCBS NETWORKS INTERNATIONAL AND RAKUTEN ANNOUNCE STREAMING, CONTENT AND E-COMMERCE PARTNERSHIP IN JAPANViacomCBS Networks International and Rakuten Group, Inc. have announced a broad long-term agreement, which includes the launch of Nick+, Nickelodeon’s kids’ streaming service, on Rakuten’s video-on-demand platform Rakuten TV in Japan. The deal covers mobile, STB/dongle, web and Smart TV devices, as well as the creation of a dedicated Nickelodeon storefront on Japan’s leading e-commerce platform, Rakuten Ichiba.
VIACOMCBS NETWORKS INTERNATIONAL RAMPS UP STUDIOS PRESENCE IN ASIA THROUGH DEAL WITH KOREAN FORMAT AGENCY, ‘SOMETHING SPECIAL’VCNI, through its global production studio VIS, is ramping up its studios output in Asia through a partnership with Seoul-based format production studio Something Special, launched by South Korean veteran formats producer Jin Woo Hwang.
Local personalities Jade Rasif, Preetipls and Farah Lola lend their voices to highlighting gender stereotypes in MTV’s International Women’s Day campaignBoldly defining yourself, holding others accountable, grappling with internalised gender stereotypes and more. MTV kicks off some of these tough conversations with local female advocates this International Women’s Day.
VIACOMCBS UNVEILS COMPREHENSIVE STREAMING STRATEGY AND EXPANSIVE SLATE OF ORIGINALS HEADED TO PARAMOUNT+Streaming service Paramount+ with massive content catalogue to launch in the US on March 4, as well as in Latin America, Canada, the Nordics, and Australia later this year with additional markets to be announced.
GRAMMY® AWARD-WINNING GLOBAL SUPERSTAR JUSTIN BIEBER SET AS HEADLINE PERFORMER AT NICKELODEON’S KIDS’ CHOICE AWARDS 2021Grammy® Award-winning global superstar Justin Bieber has been tapped as the headline performer for this year’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2021. A celebration of fan-favorite stars across the worlds of film, television, music, sports and more, Bieber will hit the “KCA” main stage for epic, show-stopping performances.
BTS to headline global music special “MTV Unplugged Presents: BTS”MTV today announced Grammy-nominated group BTS is set to perform a special edition of its trailblazing and award-winning MTV Unplugged franchise, “MTV Unplugged Presents: BTS.” The worldwide music event will build off the iconic series with a fresh new take, airing in Asia on Wednesday, February 24 exclusively on MTV.
HOP ON AN ORANGE BLIMP TOUR AROUND THE WORLD WITH KENAN THOMPSON, AT THE NICKELODEON’S KIDS’ CHOICE AWARDS 2021Actor, comedian and Saturday Night Live legend Kenan Thompson (Kenan, All That) will take kids on a wild and slimy ride as host of Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2021, airing in Asia on Wednesday, March 17. With Thompson at the helm, kids and families everywhere will literally be part of this year’s show like never before for an epic celebration of fan-favorite stars across the worlds of film, television, music, sports and more.
MALAYSIAN SINGER GIN LEE PERFORMS FOR FANS ON MTV JAMMIN’As part of a collaboration between HKTB and MTV Asia, Hong Kong-based Malaysian celebrity Gin Lee entertains Cantopop fans in a special virtual performance on this episode of MTV Jammin’, premiering on MTV’s official YouTube channel and Facebook page from February 4 at 5:00PM. Gin’s performance will also be available on the MTV website.
VIACOMCBS NETWORKS INTERNATIONAL LAUNCHES NICK JR. ON ASTRO GO APPViacomCBS Networks International, a unit of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIACA, VIAC), continues its partnership with Astro, Malaysia’s leading multi-platform content and consumer company, with the launch of Nick Jr. on streaming mobile app service Astro GO.
VIACOMCBS NETWORKS APPOINTS PIERRE CHEUNG AS GENERAL MANAGER OF NEW ASIA ORGANIZATION/STRUCTUREViacomCBS Networks has appointed Pierre Cheung to an expanded role as Senior Vice President & General Manager of Asia with a brief to better align the company’s operations between these markets and target new commercial opportunities as a result.
NICKELODEON LAUNCHES PAW PATROL LIFE SKILLS APP FOR PRESCHOOLERSNickelodeon International announced the launch of PAW Patrol: A Day in Adventure Bay, a new life skills app where kids can experience a day in the life of their favorite pup. The game is available to download worldwide outside of the U.S. in English, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, British English, Chinese, German, Norwegian, Polish, Russian and Swedish on Apple iOS, Amazon and Google Play for $2.99 USD.
VIACOMCBS NETWORKS INTERNATIONAL EXPANDS FOOTPRINT IN MALAYSIA WITH LAUNCH OF COMEDY CENTRAL CHANNEL ON ASTROViacomCBS Networks International, a unit of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIACA, VIAC) announced an extended collaboration with Astro, Malaysia’s leading multi-platform content and consumer company, with the launch of a Comedy Channel linear channel from 1 January 2020.
NICKELODEON AND MR. KIASU CREATOR MAKE A SPLASH WITH SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS X MR KIASU COFFEETABLE BOOK COLLABORATIONNickelodeon and Johnny Lau, the creator of Mr. Kiasu, will launch a coffee table book that features everyone’s favourite yellow sponge, SpongeBob SquarePants, and Singaporean comic figure, Mr. Kiasu.
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