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Sky Italia acquires Viacom's MTV Italia, launches channels

Monday 3 August 2015 | 14:56 CET | News
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Italian broadcaster Sky Italia has acquired free-to-air channel MTV Italia from Viacom International as part of a deal that will also see the partners launch two new branded channels, Teen Nick and MTV Next. No financial details of the agreement were disclosed. MTV Italia, which occupies channel 8 on the digital terrestrial platform, will continue to distribute Viacom content combined with programming from Sky Italia, including daily news from Sky TG24. 

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: MTV / Sky Italia / Viacom
Countries: Italy
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