The startup will be the streaming-music service for top music TV company Viacom, directly providing the tunes on MTV, CMT, and VH1 apps and websites.
With a format tailor-made for one-liners, Twitter has become the world's biggest stand-up comedy club. TV comedy writers and an original "SNL" cast member tell Crave why the tweet's the thing.
Viacom's erstwhile music channel launches an app that will recognize the song playing around you and prime you with bios to read, videos to watch, and tickets or songs to buy.
The service will bundle around 75 channels and initially be available to PS3 and PS4 owners before expanding to other devices.
Music publisher Kobalt says "the pipes are broken" in the record industry, but has seen a huge surge in money from streaming sites.
To drive people to its MTV app, the Viacom network is encouraging Miley fans to tweet about the singer enough to unlock preview footage from an extended-length version of her documentary.
The next-day-TV site refreshes its content deal with Viacom, which will keep "Daily Show" and "Colbert Report" streaming and add cult faves like "Ren & Stimpy" and "Invader Zim."
HBO's chief says the cable heavyweight next year will provide a streaming-only subscription option for its fans -- no cable or satellite subscription needed.
Verizon pins down rights for content from the parent of MTV and Comedy Central, after its CEO said the company plans to launch a wireless TV service next year.
AOL tapped Dermot McCormack to take the steering wheel of its revving video engine. His outlook: The company becomes the Internet's ad-based TV behemoth.