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.
Viacom's video-on-demand app revamp marches on to VH1, and to start, it will put its original movie about TLC outside the blocker that requires a pay-TV subscription to watch.
The social-networking site and the music giant ask concertgoers to check-in at venues to help them "Save The Music."
The wacky social-network application will be featuring a promotion for VH1's new series "I Love Money," and in return, select SuperPokers will have their 15 seconds of fame on the TV channel.
Blogger adds TV to his celebrity gossip repertoire, taping a series of one-hour shows that's planned to start this fall.
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Viacom has launched VH1 atWork, a Net radio station that is the first component of its upcoming music hub site, working title the "Buggles Project." The station employs technology acquired with Imagine Radio in February, the company said. The station will feature original programming; shows under development include "Then and Now," which compares artists' early and newer works, and "Uncovered," in which artists can pay tribute to others who inspired them.
Foursquare is out one founder, but it continues to arrange strategic partnerships with companies like VH1 and TIME.
America Online and Viacom have extended an existing agreement to cross-promote the VH1 cable music channel and the online service. VH1 will create new Net content available exclusively to AOL members, such as live chat events with recording artists. AOL also will be mentioned frequently on the air.
Event for VH1 Save The Music Foundation enlists some of the top DJs, urban artists, and designers to create original works of art using a unique canvas: the Pioneer CDJ-2000 digital music player.