Sky and ViacomCBS announce a major multi-year extension of their partnership - Sky
Sky and ViacomCBS announce a major multi-year extension of their partnership with the addition of exclusive content and streaming rights for Neon
Sky and ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group have announced a new deal that expands on their current partnership and welcomes a range of content across Sky Box (including Sky On Demand and streamed on Sky Go) and now Neon.
The new broader deal will include fantastic content Sky and Neon customers already have access to through the extensive agreement with ViacomCBS that includes a huge variety of content from SHOWTIME® and Paramount Television Studios programming.
Sky Movies customers will continue to have access to great Paramount Pictures content including new movies as well as classics, and now Neon customers have full access for the first time.
Sky and Neon’s customers can look forward to a range of new blockbuster hits such as A Quiet Place Part II and Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins, alongside others the whole family will love with PAW Patrol: The Movie and Clifford The Big Red Dog. They will also have access to classics such as Top Gun, Forrest Gump, Pulp Fiction and many more.
Sky Chief Executive Sophie Moloney said: ‘We’re super excited to expand on our long partnership with ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group by offering a fantastic slate of films to our Sky Box customers as well as to our Neon customers going forward. A broad range of content is key to our role as the preferred content aggregator in the New Zealand market, and our partnerships with the world’s leading entertainment providers ensures that we have the best content for our customers.’
“By extending our successful partnership with Sky New Zealand, we have ensured that Sky Box and Neon subscribers all around New Zealand will be able to enjoy premium content from SHOWTIME and a fantastic selection of Hollywood movies from Paramount Pictures,” says Lisa Kramer, President, International Television Licensing, ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group.
About Sky New Zealand
Sky is New Zealand’s leading entertainment company and is home to the best and broadest choice in live sport, movies, shows, documentaries, and breaking news. Sky offers a suite of viewing choices to suit every New Zealander, whether it’s through the Sky box and companion app Sky Go for premium direct-to-home customers, or through its streaming services Sky Sport Now for sport or Neon for movies and entertainment. Sky also owns free-to-air channel, Prime. Unique New Zealand stories and free-to-air sport are a strong part of Prime’s line up.
About ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group
ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group is the leading distributor of premium content across multiple media platforms throughout the global marketplace. The division's portfolio is comprised of some of the world's most recognized brands, including feature films and television programs from Paramount Pictures, Paramount Television Studios, Paramount Players, Paramount Animation, CBS Studios, CBS Media Ventures, CBS News, SHOWTIME Networks, Nickelodeon, MTV Entertainment Group and Miramax. The division also has the largest distributed library of series and film titles, including global franchises such as "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," "NCIS," "Star Trek," "SpongeBob SquarePants," "Transformers," "Mission: Impossible," and more. In addition, the division licenses a diverse line-up of scripted and unscripted formats for local production and international co-productions. ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group is a division of ViacomCBS Inc.