Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Limited is an Indian joint venture operation between ViacomCBS and TV18 based in Mumbai. It was founded in November 2007 and owns various channels of ViacomCBS, as well as various consumer products in India.
|Rahul Joshi (CEO)|
The Indian Film Company
Viacom 18 Motion Pictures
In January 2010, Viacom 18 went international with the launch of Colors in the United States. The channel is called "Aapka Colors". In July 2010, it got into 50/50 distribution joint venture with Sun Network to form Sun 18. In December 2011, Viacom 18 launched Nickelodeon Sonic, targeting young adults. The company also owns Viacom18 Motion Pictures. On 31 January 2018, TV18 announced its acquisition of Viacom's majority in the joint venture, taking operational control and leaving Viacom with minority interest. On 1 October 2019, Viacom 18 launched Colors HD in Malaysia on Astro Malaysia; every serial will be served with Malay and English subtitles.
Viacom18 is currently led by Rahul Joshi, who is also MD, Network18.
|Colors TV||Hindi||General Entertainment||SD+HD|
|Colors Rishtey||Hindi||General Entertainment||SD only|
|Colors Punjabi||Punjabi||General Enertainment||SD+HD||Launching Soon in 2020|
|Rishtey Bhojpuri||Bhojpuri||General Entertainment/Movies||SD||Still in test mode as BDM Bhojpuri|
|Colors Infinity||English||General Entertainment||SD+HD|
|Comedy Central India||English||General Entertainment||SD+HD|
|Nick Jr. India||Hindi||Kids||SD only|
|Nickelodeon Sonic||Hindi||Kids||SD only|
|Colors Bangla||Bengali||General Entertainment||SD+HD|
|Colors Bangla Cinema||Bengali||Movies||SD only|
|Colors Gujarati||Gujarati||General Entertainment||SD only|
|Colors Gujarati Cinema||Gujarati||Movies||SD only|
|Colors Kannada||Kannada||General Entertainment||SD+HD|
|Colors Super||Kannada||General Entertainment||SD only|
|Colors Kannada Cinema||Kannada||Movies||SD & HD|
|Colors Marathi||Marathi||General Entertainment||SD+HD|
|Colors Malayalam||Malayalam||General Entertainment||SD+HD||Launching Soon|
|Colors Tamil||Tamil||General Entertainment||SD+HD|
|Colors Telugu||Telugu||General Entertainment||SD+HD||Launching Soon in 2020|
|Colors Odia||Odia||General Entertainment||SD only|
|TeenNick India||English||Kids and Teen Channel||SD only|
- "Viacom18 Media Pvt. Ltd". Viacom18.com. Archived from the original on 23 October 2011. Retrieved 27 July 2010.
- "Corporate restructure complete for India's Network18". rapidtvnews.com. Retrieved 10 August 2017.
- "Beefing Up The Bouquet". business.outlookindia.com. Retrieved 10 August 2011.
- "Viacom18 launches its new channel 'sonic' in India". India Infoline. 5 December 2011. Retrieved 26 December 2011.
- "TV18 to increase stake to 51% in Viacom18, the JV with Viacom Inc". Viacom18. 31 January 2018. Retrieved 31 January 2018.
- India, Press Trust of (14 April 2020). "Sudhanshu resigns as Viacom MD; Rahul Joshi gets additional charge". Business Standard India. Retrieved 16 April 2020.
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