ViacomCBS Plans International Streaming Service and Expanded CBS All Access Originals

Company touts streaming gains as Q2 TV advertising drops 27% due to Covid-19

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“Streaming is clearly a global opportunity,” ViacomCBS CEO and president Bob Bakish told investors. ViacomCBS

A week after CBS All Access received a bulked-up library and a UI facelift, parent company ViacomCBS says new originals from all of the brands on the service, including BET, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and Smithsonian, will arrive to the streamer beginning in 2021.

@kelseymsutton kelsey.sutton@adweek.com Kelsey Sutton is the streaming editor at Adweek, where she covers the business of streaming television.