This August, Skip The Summer Vacation and Stay At Home With Viacom International Media Networks


UAE, July 2018 – Tune in for guaranteed fun with new favourites, epic Hollywood gems, and girl-power extravaganzas! VIACOM International Media Networks (VIMN) promises entertainment all summer-long.

August delivers laugh-out-loud moments on Comedy Central with exciting new premieres. Tune in to the Season Three premiere of the This is Not Happening with host Roy Wood Jr. on Mondays at 21:30 KSA / 22:30 UAE. The crazy Life Stories show will run from 6 August until 15 November, and will feature the host inviting friends to tell hilarious and embarrassing stories in front of an audience of cheetahs.

Fans of Detroiters are in for a treat this August, as the show returns for Season Two, picking up from when advertising duo Sam and Tim were hit by a car driven by a Chrysler executive and seeking payback for injuries. This season, will feature Sam and Tim nabbing the Michigan Science Center as a client, Sam seeking fresh love interests, and Tim’s brother joining their ad agency. Catch the latest episodes of Detroiters Fridays at 20:10 KSA / 21:10 UAE from 17 August to 14 September for twice the laughs, as the comedy airs in double bills!

Mark your calendars for Fridays! Comedy Central will have you gasping for breath with Stand up Fridays at 22:00 KSA/ 23:00 UAE. The line-up includes Daniel Tosh: Happy Thoughts on 17 August, Nick Swardson: Seriously, Who Farted on 24 August, and Kurt Braunohler: Trust Me on 31 August.

It is nostalgia season over on Paramount Channel as it introduces The Film Vault, every Tuesday, this August at 21:00 KSA / 22:00 UAE. Revisit your favourites as Paramount Channel pulls a gem out of the vault, with movies that truly stand the test of time. The Film Vault kicks off with Ironweed on 7 August, followed by Legends of the Fall on 14 August, Betrayal on 21 August and Awakenings on 28 August.

Call your girlfriends, order cupcakes and curl up on the couch for Paramount Channel’s Girls Night In. 10 August is the perfect female-bonding occasion with the screening of Made of Honor at 22:00 KSA / 23:00 UAE and The Ugly Truth at 23:40 KSA / 00:40 UAE.

And for those who want to dance, Paramount Channel will have you heading for the dancefloor with Dance Fever on 31 August as we see Richard Gere get his groove on in Shall We Dance? At 22:00 KSA / 23:00 UAE Renee Zellweger and Catherine Zeta-Jones fight for fame in the roaring twenties in Oscar winning Chicago at 23:45 KSA / 00:45 UAE.

Nickelodeon is bringing brand new content to young audiences this August with the series premiere of Star Falls on 12 August. Set in the nice, quiet town of Star Falls, the show follows Sophia as she hopes to find the perfect match for her mom, Beth. Her wishes come true as movie star Craig Brooks, who is also single, visits Star Falls to shoot a film. Soon enough, she finds them renting out the Farmhouse to Craig Brooks and make friends with his kids Diamond, Phoenix and Bo, who instantly fall in love with their new home. Star Falls runs will run Sunday to Thursday at 17:50 KSA / 18:50 UAE.

And it doesn’t stop there, Nick Jr. will be bringing animated content on to the small screen and into viewers hearts with the series premiere of Nella the Princess Knight on 13 August from Monday to Friday at 16:05 KSA / 17:05 UAE, as charming heroine Nella from the Kingdom of Castle manages to juggle being both, a princess and a knight. DIY geek Rusty Rivets is also back for Season Two on 27 August. Catch Rusty as he showcases his latest inventions and innovations Monday to Friday at 14:00 KSA / 19:00 UAE on Nick Jr.

For more information on VIMN please contact:

Jamal Saad

Toh Public Relations, Dubai

+971 4382 8900

About Viacom International Media Networks:

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), is comprised of many of the world’s most popular multimedia entertainment brands, including MTV, MTV LIVE HD, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central, Paramount Channel, and more. Viacom brands reach more than 3.4 billion cumulative subscribers in 180+ countries and territories via more than 200 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties, in 40 languages. Keep up with VIMN news by visiting the VIMN PR Twitter feed at For more information about Viacom and its businesses, visit, and the Viacom Twitter feed at

Paramount Channel, the fastest growing brand in VIMN’s international portfolio, will offer audiences a rich variety of blockbuster movies, contemporary series, and behind-the-scenes features, while the new NickToons linear channel features family-friendly animated content in English and in Arabic, including Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness, Tuff Puppy, and the series Monsters vs. Aliens. The new Paramount Channel was introduced at the 2017 CABSAT Congress in Dubai on March 22.