GLOBAL DJ, PRODUCER AND MODEL, KIM LEE, AND SINGAPOREAN RAPPER AND SONGWRITER, YUNG RAJA TAPPED TO HOST ASIAN EDITION OF MTV’S “YO! MTV RAPS”MTV Asia announced that global DJ, producer and model, Kim Lee and Singaporean rapper and songwriter, Yung Raja will co-host the Asian edition of the legendary hip-hop franchise “YO! MTV Raps.”
FEBRUARY IS A HOOT WITH THE #CRAZYFUNNYASIANS OF COMEDY CENTRALComedy Central is welcoming a hilarious February with the spotlight on the craziest and funniest Asians in sketches, dramas, sitcoms and even docuseries! Break out the popcorn and stay tuned for not one, not two, but three new shows and a whole new season of The Family Law, as #crazyfunnyasians bring down the house.
MTV ASIA RIDES THE HALLYU WAVE BY PREMIERING ‘THE SHOW’ FOR THE FIRST TIME IN SOUTHEAST ASIAK-pop fans have reason to cheer – MTV Asia introduces ‘The Show’ to Southeast Asia for the first time! The variety music programme is a weekly series that will be aired live from South Korea and shown exclusively on MTV Asia in this region. Hosted by Jang Ye-eun from CLC and Jeno from NCT, and subtitled in English, it makes sure you stay on the pulse of what’s hot in K-pop. Check out performances by the latest chart-toppers, behind the scenes footage of K-pop artistes, and be a part of a glob...
COMEDY CENTRAL TAKES ON 2019 WITH #NOFILTER ENTERTAINMENT ON WEEKNIGHTSIt’s 2019 and Comedy Central is ringing in the new year guns a-blazing, to lighten up weeknights with unadulterated comedy gold from sketch to talkshow satires, right down to the funniest stand-up comedy this January. Your weeknights are about to get interesting, and we promise you there’s going to be #NOFILTER when these comedians take centrestage.
VIACOM INTERNATIONAL MEDIA NETWORKS FORMS ITS FIRST OTT LINEAR COLLABORATION IN MYANMAR WITH COOKIE TVViacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), today announced its first OTT linear collaboration with leading digital services provider Cookie TV in Myanmar. This will see the debut of MTV Asia, MTV LIVE HD and Nickelodeon on an OTT platform in the country. All three linear channels will be available on the Cookie TV app, in line with the official launch of the app today.
ILIMA-LEI MACFARLANE TO HEADLINE BELLATOR EVENT IN HAWAII WITH FLYWEIGHT TITLE DEFENSE AGAINST VALERIE LETOURNEAUThe Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii will host the homecoming of Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (8-0), as she puts her undefeated record and Bellator women’s flyweight title on the line against No. 1 contender Valérie Létourneau (10-6) in the main event. The monumental event marks Bellator’s first trip to Hawaii and the first major MMA show to be held there since 2008.
VIACOM INTERNATIONAL MEDIA NETWORKS TOOK HOME ONE REGIONAL WIN AND FOUR NOMINATIONS AT THE INAUGURAL ASIAN ACADEMY CREATIVE AWARDSViacom International Media Networks (VIMN) announced MTV Asia took home the regional win for the Best Music and Dance Programme Award for its music special, YO! MTV Raps, at the inaugural Asian Academy Creative Awards.
VIACOM INTERNATIONAL MEDIA NETWORKS LAUNCHES A NEW MULTI-YEAR NICKELODEON PROGRAM IN KIDS’ ANIMATION WITH THE COMMUNICATION UNIVERSITY OF CHINA AND WELLCOME FOREFRONTBEIJING, 29 NOVEMBER 2018 – Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), today announced the launch of a new multi-year Nickelodeon Program in kids’ animation development, in collaboration with the Communication University of China (CUC). Supported by Wellcome Forefront (Beijing) Culture Media Corp, a VIMN licensing partner, the four-week 2018 academic program launches today and was marked by an opening ceremony at the university.
NICKELODEON ROLLS OUT HOLIDAY FUN FOR YOUR KIDS THIS DECEMBER (MALAYSIA)MALAYSIA, 30 NOVEMBER 2018 – This December, Nickelodeon has another exciting lineup of fun activities for kids and their families in Malaysia - from Christmas special that rounds up all the best festive episodes, live stage shows to Malaysia’s first Nickelodeon Playground!
NICKELODEON ROLLS OUT SOME HOLIDAY FUN FOR YOUR KIDS THIS DECEMBER (SINGAPORE)This December, Nickelodeon in Asia has another exciting lineup of fun activities for kids and their families in Singapore - from meet-and-greets with your favorite characters, Christmas special that rounds up all the best festive episodes and a brand new mobile app that will enable your preschool kids to learn and be entertained while on the go!
LEARN AND PLAY ON-THE-GO WITH THE NEW NICK JR. PLAY INTERACTIVE APP DESIGNED FOR PRESCHOOLERSNickelodeon has launched the Nick Jr. Play interactive app in Singapore today, with premium access through Singtel’s CAST OTT video portal app. Nick Jr. is Singapore’s number one pre-school kids’ Pay-TV channel.
“2018 MTV EMAs” HONORS ART OF MUSIC WITH 25TH GLOBAL MUSIC CELEBRATION FROM BILBAO, SPAINThe “2018 MTV EMAs” opened with badass females ruling the night. Nicki Minaj and Little Mix joined forces for an empowering performance of their collaboration “Woman Like Me.” Just before being joined onstage, Minaj shook the house with her new song “Good Form.” The “2018 MTV EMAs” will air live around the globe from Bilbao Exhibition Centre, Spain.
PANIC! AT THE DISCO, ALESSIA CARA, MARSHMELLO, BASTILLE, ANNE MARIE AND JACK & JACK JOIN “2018 MTV EMA” PERFORMER LINEUPMTV is adding the hottest acts in music to its performance lineup for the “2018 MTV EMAs” with award-winning and internationally acclaimed rock band, Panic! At the Disco, 2018 Grammy Award®-winning “Best New Artist” Alessia Cara, world renowned DJ / producer Marshmello and breakout pop duo Jack & Jack.
COWABUNGA! DISCOVER NEW TURTLE POWERS IN RISE OF THE TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES THIS NOVEMBERFrom the tallest skyscraper to the dankest sewer drain, the brothers learn to work together and navigate the perils of New York City and the hidden realms beneath the streets in order to fulfill their destiny to become a team of heroes.
VIACOM INTERNATIONAL MEDIA NETWORKS LAUNCHES FIVE-YEAR NICKELODEON CHINESE ANIMATION DEVELOPMENT PROJECT TO PROPEL NEW ANIMATION CO-PRODUCTIONS IN AND WITH CHINASupported by China’s National Radio and Television Administration (NRTA)., the inaugural Nickelodeon Chinese Animation Development Project is expected to drive new animation co-productions in and with China. The first initiative to be backed by the Project is the confirmation of another collaboration deal with iQIYI to develop the second season of iQIYI’s original children’s animation series, Deer Run
MTV GOES ‘ON-DEMAND’ WITH WEBTVASIA IN LANDMARK SHORT-FORM CONTENT COLLABORATION DEAL FOR CHINAWebTVAsia, a leading Asian media entertainment group with production studios and digital networks, today announced a new MTV short-form content collaboration deal with Viacom International Media Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), aimed at delivering short-form videos to engage China’s Generation Z today. This was jointly announced at a signing ceremony at MIPCOM today.
CAMILA CABELLO LEADS “2018 MTV EMA” NOMINATIONS, FOLLOWED BY ARIANA GRANDE, POST MALONE, DRAKE, DUA LIPA AND SHAWN MENDES FOR GLOBAL SHOW AIRING LIVE ON 5 NOVEMBERSINGAPORE, 5 OCTOBER 2018 — MTV Asia today announced nominations for the “2018 MTV EMAs” with Camila Cabello leading the pack. Cabello snagged six nominations including “Best Song” and “Best Video” for her chart-topping hit “Havana” featuring Young Thug, as well as “Best Artist” alongside Ariana Grande and Post Malone, who follow Cabello with five nods each. Drake and Dua Lipa also join the above contenders for “Best Artist,” scoring four nods each alongside Shawn Mendes, including “Best Loca...
VIACOM INTERNATIONAL MEDIA NETWORKS AND PURPOSE MEDIA INTRODUCE NICKELODEON’S FIRST TEENNICK ASIA BRANDED BLOCK IN VIETNAMVIETNAM, 28 SEPTEMBER 2018 – Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), today announced a new Nickelodeon branded block deal with Purpose Media, which sees the launch of the first TeenNick branded programming block in Vietnam today. It also marks the first time TeenNick is introduced in Asia.
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