Viacom, Charter Communications renew distribution agreement

Media & Advertising FOXBusiness

A woman exits the Viacom Inc. headquarters in New York April 30, 2013. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo (Copyright Reuters 2017)

Viacom Inc. (VIAB) and Charter Communications Inc. announced Wednesday they have agreed to a multi-year renewal and expansion of their distribution relationship.

Continue Reading Below

The companies also said they will partner to co-produce original content and collaborate around advanced advertising. Viacom’s Paramount Television and Charter will produce the programming, while Viacom will distribute it internationally and to domestic markets, under the agreement.

With the renewal, Charter will provide Spectrum subscribers Viacom’s networks, which include Nickelodeon, BET, MTV, Comedy Central, Spike (Paramount Network), VH1, TV Land and CMT, on the Spectrum Select tier across its systems, the company said.

What do you think?

Click the button below to comment on this article.