Mark Whitehead President & Managing Director, Asia Pacific
Tan Chee Kiat Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific
Ben Richardson General Manager & Senior Vice President, Australia and New Zealand
Pierre Cheung General Manager & Senior Vice President, Greater China
Susumu Imata General Manager & Senior Vice President, Japan
Paras Sharma General Manager & Senior Vice President, Southeast Asia
Young adults aged 15 to 34 years old.
VIMN produces music and lifestyle shows, awards shows and local productions from events like MTV Music Evolution Manila for global, regional or local telecast. In 2016, VIMN Asia also created Comedy Central Asia’s first original stand-up series, Comedy Central Stand-up, Asia!, produced in collaboration with LOL Events in Malaysia. The MTV music video dance tutorial programme, Ok Danceoke, was produced out of Singapore, and MTV regional monthly artist special MTV ASIA SPOTLIGHT was produced out of Asia.
Nine brands – MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central, VH1, Colors, Paramount Channel, Rishtey and Sonic span channels such as MTV Asia, MTV LIVE HD, MTV China, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr, Comedy Central Asia, Paramount Channel, local and JV/partnership feeds.
In Asia, VIMN operates 37 television feeds across 46 markets, reaching over 762 million households across cable, DTH, IPTV, mobile and internet platforms
On-demand content (MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central) is widely avail-able across Asia through authenticated Catch Up VOD and SVOD with various affiliate partners. VIMN also works with digital video platforms to offer viewers their favourite shows whenever, wherever they want. Viacom has launched Viacom Play Plex, a suite of mobile TV apps offering VOD access to the best content from all its international TV brands, anytime and anywhere. BET Play launched interna-tionally in June 2016. In August 2016, Nickelodeon launched the Emmy award-winning Nickelodeon Play app in Singapore through its collaboration with Singtel. It is available from the App Store, Google Play, and can be accessed via the “Kids Pack” section of Singtel’s Cast app. MTV Play, Comedy Central Play, and Nick Jr. Play will be introduced next
Tina Cai Director, Content Distribution, Southeast Asia
The single most important influence on Asia’s TV industry in the next 12 months will be...
"TV Everywhere is becoming a greater reality. We’re seeing accelerated change in how our audiences are consuming content, so we need to work closely with our partners to create a balanced ecosystem for continued growth. Within today’s distribution landscape, we still believe it pays to have strong brands and great content."
-Mark Whitehead, President & Managing Director, Asia Pacific
Vishal Kurien Vice President, Advertising Sales, Asia
Viacom International Media Networks
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