ViacomCBS, Cox Ink New Distribution Pact


ViacomCBS has sealed new multiyear distribution agreements with Cox Communications for its portfolio of networks.

The deals include continued carriage of 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 includes retransmission consent of CBS broadcast stations in Los Angeles.

Cox subscribers also secure expanded access to ViacomCBS’s collection of streaming services, including Paramount+, Showtime OTT and Pluto TV.

“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 of U.S. networks distribution at ViacomCBS. “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.”