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SkyShowtime Sets Dec. 14 Launch for 7 Central and Eastern European Markets

SkyShowtime, the European streaming joint venture formed by Sky parent Comcast and Showtime owner Paramount Global, has set Dec. 14 as the launch date for its first Central and Eastern European markets.   SkyShowtime CEO Monty Sarhan revealed the news during an on-stage appearance at the brand’s official launch event in Amsterdam, Netherlands on Thursday evening. […]

How SkyShowtime’s CEO Aims to Shake Up the European Streaming Landscape

It’s showtime for SkyShowtime. The European streaming joint venture of Comcast and Paramount Global is launching in the Nordics today, Tuesday. Its monthly price will be €6,99 ($6.99) in Finland, SEK 79 ($7.37) in Sweden, NOK 79 ($7.77) in Norway and DKK 69 ($9.28) in Denmark. Following its debut in these markets, the service will become available in […]

SkyShowtime to Launch in Nordics on Sept. 20

SkyShowtime, the European streaming joint venture of Comcast’s Sky and Paramount Global, will launch on Sept. 20 in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland, before debuting in the Netherlands during the fourth quarter, the companies said on Monday. The service launch in a total of 22 markets had been eyed for late 2022 after the venture partners received approval from European regulators […]

SkyShowtime Hires Roberto Soto as Chief Strategy Officer (Exclusive)

SkyShowtime, the European streaming joint venture of Comcast and Paramount Global, has hired Roberto Soto as chief strategy officer and Walt Disney Co. veteran John Heinemann as general counsel. Both will join the company later this year and report to SkyShowtime CEO Monty Sarhan, the company said on Wednesday.  Soto has been serving at HBO […]

Comcast, ViacomCBS Name Monty Sarhan CEO of SkyShowtime Streaming Venture in Europe

Comcast and ViacomCBS have named Monty Sarhan the CEO of their European streaming joint venture SkyShowtime. The executive, who joined Comcast Cable in late 2019 as senior vp content acquisition after working at Epix and also has experience at Viacom, will assume his role later in January, following regulatory approval of the SkyShowtime venture, which […]