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Deal snapshot: VIACOM ACQUIRES EXCLUSIVE CABLE RIGHTS TO SEINFELD.

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New York, US-based media company Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB) (NASDAQ: VIA) has acquired exclusive cable rights for Seinfeld from Sony Pictures Television, in a deal that includes rights for all 180 episodes of the television series, the company said.

Beginning in October 2021, the full library of Seinfeld episodes will air amongst Viacom's entertainment brands, including Comedy Central, Paramount Network and TV Land. Additionally, catch-up episodes will be available through Viacom brands via authenticated video on demand, websites and apps.

Country: USA

Sector: Media

Target: Exclusive cable rights for Seinfeld

Buyer: Viacom

Vendor: Sony Pictures Television

Deal size in USD:

Type: Corporate Acquisition

Financing:

Status: Closed

Buyer advisor: , ,

Comment: Terms of the deal were not disclosed

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