Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Americas announced the launch of MTV HD and Comedy Central HD channels on DirecTV Latin America, which includes operations in Argentina, the Caribbean, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay.
The announcement was made by Rita Herring, SVP, Content Distribution at Viacom International Media Networks. From October, MTV HD is available on channel 1264 and Comedy Central HD on channel 1215.
“The addition of MTV HD and Comedy Central HD in DirecTV expands the reach our HD content offer in Latin America” said Herring. “The launch of the two networks not only strengthens our presence in several markets but also allows our audiences to have access to their favorite content with the best possible quality.”
Some of MTV’s top shows are “MTV Super Shore”, “Acapulco Shore”, “El Match Perfecto” and awards shows such as Video Music Awards”, “MTV Movie Awards” and “MTV EMAs. Among Comedy Central’s most popular shows are “La Culpa es de Colón”, a local version of the hit US series Drunk History and successful series like “South Park”,”Lip Sync Battle” and “Inside Amy Schumer”.