Viacom International Media Networks (Africa)

Viacom International Media Networks Africa
Cable television
Founded February 2005
Headquarters Johannesburg, South Africa
London, UK
New York City, United States
Parent Viacom

Viacom International Media Networks Africa (previously MTV Networks Africa[1]) is a subsidiary of Viacom.

VIMN Africa includes the multimedia entertainment brands: MTV, MTV Base, VH1, VH1 Classic, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, Nicktoons, Nick Jr. and BET.

Since 2006, MTV Networks Africa offices are located in Johannesburg, South Africa.[2] Previously, the networks offices were located at MTV Networks Europe headquarters in London, United Kingdom.

Nickelodeon (Africa) history

In November 1998, Viacom International Media Networks Europe; then MTV Networks Europe announced the creation of Nickelodeon in Africa. The channel would broadcast along with MTV Europe. A programming block launched on July 1, 1999, here Nickelodeon shows aired on MNET's children's block K-TV. In 2005, K-TV decided to cease broadcasting Nickelodeon produced programming. In 2008, VIMN Africa decided to launch a 24-hour channel across Africa.

MTV Africa history

Additional channels

MTV Networks Africa also operates additional channels these include a localized version of Nickelodeon and promotes the European versions of MTV Live HD, VH1, MTV, MTV Portugal and MTV France.

See also

Asia & the Middle East

Closed MTV regional variants


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