4 AUG 2021

ViacomCBS enters comprehensive distribution agreement with Cox

The deal will include a large variety of popular networks, such as BET, VH1, CBS Sports, MTV, Nickelodeon, and Paramount, among various others.

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ViacomCBS Inc. today announced multi-year distribution agreements with Cox Communications to continue delivering leading content from ViacomCBS’ large catalog of broadcast, entertainment, news, and sports networks. “We are pleased to have reached significant agreements with Cox that offer our best-in-class entertainment across broadcast, cable, and streaming on behalf of subscribers,” said Ray Hopkins, President, U.S. Networks Distribution, ViacomCBS.

The deal includes BET, CBS Sports Network, CMT, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network, Pop TV, Showtime, Smithsonian Channel, Telefe, TV Land, and VH1. The deal also includesthe  retransmission consent of CBS broadcast stations in Los Angeles. “Cox has been a valued partner for years and we look forward to working together to continuously serve millions of households through our long-standing partnership,” Hopkins said.

In addition to the renewed carriage of ViacomCBS content, the deal will also offer Cox subscribers expanded access to ViacomCBS’ collection of streaming services, including Paramount+, Showtime OTT, and Pluto TV. The financial terms of the agreements were not disclosed.

We are pleased to have reached significant agreements with Cox that offer our best-in-class entertainment across broadcast, cable, and streaming on behalf of subscribers.” Ray Hopkins President, U.S. Networks Distribution, ViacomCBS