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.
COMEDY CENTRAL STAND-UP, ASIA! SEASON 4 PREMIERES ON 12 NOVEMBER IN ASIANovember just got better as Comedy Central, the #1 brand in comedy, will premiere the fourth season of its original production, Stand-Up, Asia! on 12 November. Introducing a fresh stand-up and sketch format, it’s going to be unstaged, unhinged and unexpected; and a Stand-Up, Asia! like you’ve never seen before!
“2019 MTV EMAs” BRINGS FIERY GLOBAL MUSIC CELEBRATION TO SEVILLE, SPAINThe “2019 MTV EMAs” opened with pop superstar Dua Lipa delivering the first global stage performance of her new song “Don’t Start Now,” joined by a massive yellow wall of dancers. In Southeast Asia, electronic singer/producer Jasmine Sokko (Singapore) emerged as the winner in “Best Southeast Asia Act” category,
GREEN DAY TO HEADLINE “MTV WORLD STAGE SEVILLE”MTV today announced that iconic rock act Green Day will headline “MTV World Stage Seville,” closing out “MTV Music Week” at the city’s spectacular Plaza de España on Saturday, November 2nd. The concert will take place ahead of the “2019 MTV EMAs”, which will broadcast live on MTV Asia on Monday, 4 November 2019.
ARIANA GRANDE LEADS “2019 MTV EMA” NOMINATIONS FOLLOWED BY BILLIE EILISH, LIL NAS X, J BALVIN AND SHAWN MENDES FOR 26TH EDITION AIRING LIVE GLOBALLY FROM SEVILLE, SPAINSingapore, 2 October 2019 —MTV today announced nominations for the “2019 MTV EMAs,” with frontrunner Ariana Grande securing seven nods. Grande’s nominations include “Best Artist”, “Best Video” for her viral hit “thank you, next”, as well as “Best Song” alongside Shawn Mendes and EMA nominee newcomers Lil Nas X and Billie Eilish, who all follow Grande with six nods each. Latin American sensation J Balvin follows closely with five nominations including “Best Artist”, and Lizzo and Taylor Swift ...
COMEDY CENTRAL SHOWS YOU THE FUNNY WITH 12 OF THE BOLDEST ASIAN COMEDIANS FOR STAND-UP, ASIA! SEASON 423 September 2019, Singapore – Comedy Central has unveiled its line-up of 12 Asian comedians for Stand-Up, Asia! Season 4! One of the network’s original productions, this season evolves the stand-up show format into a stand-up and sketch hybrid, coupled with the boldest and funniest comic talent to celebrate Asian comedy. Stand-up, Asia! Season 4 will air in Asia in November.
Viacom International Media Networks Announces Partnership with Facebook to Create Multiple Original Shortform Series on Facebook WatchViacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), today announced a partnership with Facebook to launch an upcoming slate of eight original shortform series created for Facebook Watch. The announcement was made at All That Matters 2019 in Singapore. The series will be created by MTV Asia as part of the publisher and creator video incubation program for Facebook Watch.
IV OF SPADES, CARLIE HANSON, ALEX BRUCE AND PHILIPPINE ALLSTARS, TO PERFORM AT NICKELODEON SLIMEFEST 2019!Nickelodeon SlimeFest in the Philippines has revealed the full list of performers! Nickelodeon SlimeFest will be a full-day event comprising a free admission festival area (11am – 5pm) and a ticketed live music concert (6pm – 8pm). Globe customers can get a headstart on the festival with a first-hour exclusive from 10am – 11am. Expect live performances by international and local artists, DJs, and tons of Nickelodeon’s trademark green Slime. Tickets are available at SM Tickets.
COMEDY CENTRAL’S STAND-UP, ASIA! RETURNS WITH BRAND NEW COMEDY CONCEPT29 August 2019, Singapore – Shut the front door! Comedy Central’s original production Stand-Up, Asia! is back for a fourth season with a fresh, evolved concept and new talent, inside and out. With a first-of-its-kind “unstaged” format, the new season will take the action off the stage and into a millennial co-living space to deliver the punchiest brand of Asian laughs, this time featuring sketches in addition to the show’s signature stand-up comedy.
The Jonas Brothers set to perform at the 2019 VMAs for the first time in more than 10 years from iconic New Jersey location, presented by 2020 Toyota Corolla16 August 2019, Singapore – MTV today announced that the Jonas Brothers will perform at the 2019 VMAs with a special remote performance from an iconic location along the New Jersey shoreline, presented by 2020 Toyota Corolla. The global youth brand will bring the hit-making group to the VMAs for the first time in more than 10 years.
NICKELODEON’S SLIMEFEST LANDS IN THE PHILIPPINESNickelodeon presents Asia’s first ever Nickelodeon SlimeFest in the Philippines! In collaboration with Globe Telecom, the ultimate slime-filled, multiplatform music and entertainment event for kids and families will be held on September 28 at the Mall of Asia Concert Grounds. Stay tuned for top regional and local music artists, immersive one-of-a-kind experiences, Nickelodeon stars and characters, and plenty of the brand’s signature green slime!
COMEDY CENTRAL AIRS TWO BRAND NEW SERIES FEATURING COMEDY GREATS, DAVID SPADE AND MIKE MYERSSingapore, 30 July 2019 – Coming up on Comedy Central this August is the premiere of two brand new series, ‘Lights Out with David Spade’, and ‘The Gong Show with Mike Myers’. ‘Lights out with David Spade’ is dated to premiere two back-to-back episodes on 1 August at 10.35 pm (SG/PH/MAL) and at 11.00 pm (SG/PH/MAL). Subsequently, the show will air at 10.00pm (WIB/TH) and at 11.00 pm (SG/MAL/PH). Meanwhile, ‘The Gong Show with Mike Myers’ debuts on 22 August at 8.00 pm (WIB) and 9.00 pm (SG/PH/...
Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X top nominations for the 2019 “VMAs” airing on MTV on Tuesday, 27 AugustSingapore, 24 July 2019 – MTV unveils the nominations for the 2019 “VMAs”, which includes dozens of artists whose reach and influence have elevated the music industry and global cultural conversation. Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift lead the nominations with 10 nods each in categories including, “Video of the Year”, “Song of the Year”, and “Best Pop”. Other top contenders include first-time VMA nominees Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X, who both entered the category of “Best New Artist”, presented ...
MTV GLOBALLY PREMIERES ORIGINAL DJ KHALED SPECIALS “DJ KHALED: THE RIDE” AND “DJ KHALED: KING OF COLLABS” ON JULY 31STSINGAPORE—JULY 22, 2019—MTV today announced the premiere of two original DJ Khaled specials, “DJ Khaled: The Ride” and “DJ Khaled: King of Collabs,” rolling out starting July 31st in markets around the world. In Asia., the specials will debut back-to-back at the specials, “DJ Khaled: The Ride” and “DJ Khaled: King of Collabs” will debut at 7.00 PM (WIB), 8.00 PM (SG/PH), 9.00 PM (MAL) and 7.25 PM (WIB), 8.25pm (SG/PH), 9.25 PM (MAL) respectively.
VIDCON CONTINUES GLOBAL EXPANSION WITH FIRST EVER VIDCON ASIA SUMMIT IN SINGAPORE THIS DECEMBERVidCon, the world’s largest celebration of online video and digital creators, is headed to Singapore for its first VidCon Asia Summit. The two-day event will be held from December 3-4, 2019 at the Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore.
Comedic powerhouse Sebastian Maniscalco to host the 2019 MTV “VMAs” from New Jersey’s Prudential CenterASIA, 27 June 2019 - MTV today announced comedian, actor and best-selling author Sebastian Maniscalco will host the 2019 “VMAs” from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Music’s biggest stars and fans will celebrate the year’s most iconic videos with electrifying performances, viral moments and a new, first-of-its-kind immersive fan experience.
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