Movies & TV

Sling TV gets a handful of new channels, while Dish won’t lose them

Earlier this week it seemed that Dish customers were bound to lose several channels due to a breakdown in talks between the company and Viacom. Now a new deal has been reached that sees Dish keeping them and new channels coming to Sling TV.
Movies & TV

Dish Network customers, prepare to lose some serious channels

It's D-Day for Viacom, which means devastation for television fans everywhere. Negotiations between the media company and satellite television provider Dish Network have disintegrated.
Movies & TV

Deadpool presents Golden Girls reruns amid five-network ad takeover

Five Viacom networks are ceding commercial break spots for eight shows to 20th Century Fox next week. Ryan Reynolds will fill the ad spots in character as Deadpool, the sarcastic Marvel antihero.
Movies & TV

Inside Amy Schumer and more to stream on Hulu exclusively via expanded Viacom deal

Hulu's library is growing. The streaming service has nabbed exclusive SVOD rights to Inside Amy Schumer and several other Viacom shows thanks to a new and expanded deal between the companies.
Movies & TV

Amazon’s latest move suggests cord cutters don’t go for reality TV

It seems cord cutters might have more discerning tastes in TV, as Amazon has decided to cut reality shows from its latest licensing deal with Viacom, like Mob Wives and Teen Mom.
Movies & TV

Paramount pictures licenses 50 more movies to free vod service Tubi TV

Tubi TV and Paramount Pictures new deal will bring 50 more classic titles to the free video-on-demand streaming service including "Total Recall," "Top Gun" and more.
Home Theater

Sony breaks the broadcast barrier, scores 22 Viacom networks for Internet-TV service

Viacom and Sony announced that the two companies have teamed up for Sony's upcoming cloud-based TV service to carry 22 Viacom networks upon launch. The deal marks the first time Viacom has agreed to provide its networks for an…

Viacom enlists Spotify to bring back the ‘Music’ in MTV

The music group underneath Viacom's wide-ranging umbrella - MTV, VH1, CMT and a few others comprise the family of channels - is currently in the midst of forming a partnership with streaming service Spotify, adding various…

Is big media coming around on Internet TV? Sony shakes hands with Viacom

According to a recent report, Sony has come to an agreement with Viacom which will allow it to deliver cable TV channels via the Internet. If the report is true, this would be the first deal of its kind and an indication that media…
Home Theater

Amazon and Viacom strike deal to bring more exclusive content to Prime Instant Video

In a statement issued on Amazon’s website today, founder and CEO Jeff Bezos outlined an agreement between his company and Viacom that would see 3,900 TV episodes from Nick Jr., Nickelodeon, MTV and Comedy Central come to Prime Instant…
Social Media

Rumor: Facebook product placement may be coming to VH1 programming

In the wake of Facebook's TV ad failures, the social network is trying a different strategy - product placement.
Social Media

Twitter in talks with Viacom and NBC to add video content to timeline, report claims

In a bid to further monetize its service, Twitter is reportedly looking into the possibility of hosting video snippets combined with advertising on users’ timelines, splitting revenue with providers Viacom and NBC.