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With networks announcing new streaming options on the regular, Nickelodeon is set to reveal a standalone service of its own. During an investor call this morning, Viacom chief Philippe Dauman said the kid-friendly channel will announce its subscription plans in February, targeting mobile devices. ...

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If you're like me, you regularly enjoy catching up on favorites from Comedy Central via Hulu. But what about the older stuff? Well, after extending its partnership with Viacom, the streaming service is adding a lot more content for your viewing pleasure. Shows from Nickelodeon will be available fo...

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Sony's future cloud-based TV service shouldn't be hurting for content. Viacom has forged a deal that will bring 22 of its networks (including Comedy Central and Nickelodeon) to the streaming platform when it launches late this year -- the first time Viacom has provided its channels to any live int...

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Viacom sued Google and YouTube way back in 2007 for allegedly ignoring copyright infringement, and losing the lawsuit in 2010 was no deterrent -- the media giant won an appeal two years later. However, that longstanding animosity is now water under the bridge: the two companies have just reached a...

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The 2013 VGX show provided more than 1 million people with entertainment and/or fodder for Twitter jokes and angry forum posts, depending on who you talk to. According to a Polygon interview with Executive Vice President of Digital Media for Viacom Entertainment Group Erik Flannigan, Executive Vice...

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Sony plans to launch an online, paid TV service by the end of the year, poised to hit the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and high-definition TVs, the Wall Street Journal reports. Sony has inked a deal with Viacom, the American media company, to carry Viacom cable channels on an internet-based TV serv...

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The long and winding road of Viacom owing former Harmonix owners hundreds of million of dollars may finally be at an end. The Hollywood Reporter notes that the Delaware Supreme Court agreed with prior arbitration and rulings that Viacom owes $299 million with interest to the owners of the company a...

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YouTube trends may have changed over the last few years, but the company's legal standing hasn't: according to a federal judge, the DMCA still protects the streaming site from Viacom's copyright claims. The ruling responds to Viacom's appeal of a 2010 case, which stated that YouTube couldn't be he...

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Now that Twitter has very tentatively launched Music integration, Bloomberg is reporting its next media target is TV. According to unnamed sources, Twitter is "close" to cutting deals to integrate video clips into the timeline, and sell advertising next to them. As we've seen with the new Cards it...

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We love riffing on TV shows like a latter-day MST3k, which means that companies are desperate to harness our homespun satire to their own ends. Second-screen start-up Zeebox has inked a deal with MTV and Comedy Central owner Viacom, offering exclusive content in exchange for on-screen advertising....

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