Viacom channels – MTV Asia and Nickelodeon – to join HyppTV as part of a recent announcement to launch Paramount Channel in Malaysia starting 1 August 2017. This partnership is extended to also include Comedy Central Asia and Nick Jr.
Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB) and HyppTV, an award winning IPTV service by Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) today announced their collaboration to launch Paramount Channel for the first time in Malaysia.
“Expanding the reach of Paramount Channel, MTV and Nickelodeon with HyppTV in Malaysia, enables us to meet the growing demand for our differentiated and high-quality content to TM’s subscribers,”
Said Paras Sharma, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Southeast Asia, Viacom International Media Networks. “We are delighted to bring Paramount Channel to Malaysia for the first time with TM, as we continue to expand the footprint of the fastest-growing brand in VIMN’s international portfolio. Paramount Channel offers audiences one of the most unique and creatively-curated movie viewing experiences. We look forward to offering a truly engaging programming line-up with our great content which HyppTV audiences will love in Malaysia.”
Jeremy Kung, Executive Vice President, New Media, TM, said, “We are thrilled to announce the arrival of Paramount Channel in Malaysia, first on HyppTV. This will strengthen the family programming line-up for viewers in Malaysia. We are also pleased to add Nickelodeon and MTV Asia to the mix, which will enable us to continue to reach our kids and youth audiences.”
Paramount Channel is a contemporary entertainment destination where audiences of all ages can experience and celebrate years of films and exclusive behind-the-scenes content. The 24-hour network will offer audiences in Malaysia a unique mix of blockbusters, movie hits, cult favourites and some of the most award-winning Paramount Pictures’ films in the history of cinema.
Paramount Channel meets the growing entertainment demands for more curated movie experiences in Asia, delivering an optimal mix of Academy-Award® winners, action hits, classics, romances, horror movies, dramas, and family films.