BET Networks

BET Networks is the leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for people who want to know what’s hot, what’s next and what matters in urban black culture.

Owned by / Company 

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), is comprised of many of the world’s most popular multimedia entertainment brands, including MTV, MTV LIVE HD, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central, Paramount Channel, BET Networks and more. Viacom brands reach more than 4.4 billion cumulative subscribers in 180+ countries and territories via more than 300 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties, in 42 languages. Visit www.viacom.com

Who's who 

Mark Whitehead
President And Managing Director, Asia Pacific
E: mark.whitehead@vimn.com
Tan Chee Kiat
Senior Vice President And Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific
E: tan.cheekiat@vimn.com
Amit Arora
Senior Vice President, Strategy And Business Development, Asia Pacific
E: amit.arora@vimn.com
Ben Richardson
Senior Vice President And General Manager, Australia And New Zealand
E: ben.richardson@vimn.com
Pierre Cheung
Senior Vice President And General Manager, Greater China
E: pierre.cheung@vimn.com
Susumu Imata
Senior Vice President And General Manager, Japan
E: susumu.imata@vimn.com
Paras Sharma
Senior Vice President And General Manager, Southeast Asia
E: paras.sharma@vimn.com

Local Production 

Viacom produces music and lifestyle shows, award shows and local productions in Asia Pacific for global, regional or local telecast in 2018:
-MTV Spotlight @ Hyperplay, Video Music Awards Japan, MTV Unplugged Japan, MTV Unplugged Melbourne
-3rd season of Comedy Central Stand-Up, Asia!
-Nickelodeon’s Sharkdog, its first animated short-form series from Asia
-Southeast Asia pilot of the legendary YO! MTV Raps

The following local reboots have been commissioned in 2019:
-YO! MTV Raps Southeast Asia series
-MTV Australia’s MTV Cribs and MTV TRL

Television 

MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central, Paramount Channel, BET, Colors, Rishtey, VH1 local and JV/Partnership feeds

Channel distribution in Asia 

In Asia, VIMN operates 39 television feeds across 48 markets, reaching over 1,180 million households across cable, DTT, DTH, IPTV, mobile and internet platforms.

Mobile/wireless/broadband/online 

On-demand content (MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central) is widely available across Asia through authenticated Catch Up VOD AND SVOD with various affiliate partners and digital video platforms. Viacom Play Plex is a suite of mobile TV apps offering VOD access to the best content from its international TV brands. Nickelodeon Play and Nick Jr. Play apps are now available in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. Nickelodeon Play is also available in Indonesia. In 2018, MTV Play and Comedy Central Play were launched in Singapore.

Affiliate marketing 

Asif Alif
Director, Affiliate Sales, Southeast Asia
E: asif.ali@vimn.com

Advertising Sales 

Peter Giakoumelos
Vice President, Advertising Sales, Southeast Asia
E: peter.giakoumelos@vimn.com

Address 

Viacom International Media Networks
151 Lorong Chuan
#03-08, New Tech Park (Lobby H)
Singapore 556741

Contact 

T: +65 6221 8166
W: www.viacom.com
www.mtvasia.com
www.nick-asia.com
www.comedycentralasia.com

Date 

21 Feb 2019