Vietnam/Singapore – At a press launch in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnamese multimedia communication group International Media Corp (IMC), announced the launch of Viacom International Media Networks’ (VIMN) Paramount Channel Vietnam on HTVC cable (# 16 / Analog, # 6 / Digital), which went on-air on 1 January 2017. The latest distribution deal follows the network’s international success in Spain, France, Russia, Romania, Hungary, Sweden, Poland, Latin America and Italy. In Asia, the high-definition, 24-hour curated movie channel has been introduced via Digicel in the Pacific Islands and on TrueVisions in Thailand.
Paramount Channel Vietnam will feature movie hits and films distributed by Paramount Pictures such as family favorites like Shrek, How To Train Your Dragon and blockbuster franchises like The Godfather, Mission Impossible, Transformers and Star Trek. With a unique programming strategy and movie line-up that is specifically curated to suit audiences’ taste and preferences, Paramount Channel Vietnam will feature a movie viewing experience that is a collection of movies by themes and movie stunt packages each week. The channel will also feature a variety of time frames. For example, blockbusters will feature during three key time-bands daily – 16:30, 20:30 and 22:30. Paramount Channel Vietnam will also offer a mix of some local Vietnamese movies in the near future.