MTV Networks operates a leading portfolio of cable TV channels anchored by its music video networks MTV, VH1, and CMT (Country Music Television). It operates channels for kids through Nickelodeon, the young-male-oriented Spike TV and Comedy Central. Through a total of some 170 branded channels, the company reaches 640 million households in more than 160 countries.
MTV Networks also produces movies through MTV Films (in association with sister firm Paramount Pictures) and distributes content online. MTV Networks is a unit of media giant Viacom.
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