Bar Rescue

Paramount importance

The US’s newest general entertainment station, the Paramount Network, launches in January 2018. Jesse Whittock hears how channel president Kevin Kay plans to change cable with premium originals and unscripted hits for a broad audience. There’s no better way to better encapsulate Viacom’s strategy change under Bob Bakish than to look at the creation and […]

Viacom’s Spike to begin int’l roll out in UK

Viacom is set to launch its male-skewing Spike channel internationally for the first time, with rollout of a new free-to-air UK version of the network in spring next year, TBI’s sister publication DTVE reports. Announcing the launch in London today, Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman said that Viacom’s acquisition of UK terrestrial broadcaster Viacom earlier this […]

News brief: Discovery takes Shine’s package

Discovery Latin America has acquired a 290-hour package of new and returning programming from UK-based distributor Shine International. Discovery Latin America has picked up the finished tape for Shine Group-produced titles including One Born Every Minute, MasterChef Australia and Biggest Loser alongside third party titles such as Bar Rescue, A Chance to Dance and Great […]