Comcast & ViacomCBS Gain Regulatory Approval for SkyShowtime


Comcast Corporation and ViacomCBS have received full regulatory approval for SkyShowtime, with plans to launch in more than 20 European markets, covering 90 million homes, starting later this year.

SkyShowtime will be available in Albania, Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Kosovo, Montenegro, the Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.

Its offering will span 10,000 hours of content across all genres and audience categories, including scripted dramas, kids and family, key franchises, premiere movies, local programming, documentaries/factual content and more.

SkyShowtime CEO Monty Sarhan said: “We are pleased that SkyShowtime has received all regulatory approvals and are excited to bring this new, unique and compelling entertainment service—with a broad range of some of the world’s leading content—to millions of consumers across these markets.”