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.
Sony's fully online TV service -- the first of its kind -- is coming, but it's no cable killer yet. It seals a big deal for Viacom channels like Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and MTV.
HBO's plans to bring its programming to Internet users via a Netflix-style streaming service may cost as much as bundling it with a cable package, according to a report.
With its first partnership with a television network, the Yahoo-owned blogging platform is chasing the same prey that other social networks are stalking to turn their finger-on-the-pulse relevance into revenue.
After seven years of back-and-forth legal jabs, YouTube's owner and the parent of MTV and Comedy Central settle a fight that has become an anachronism.
The company is reportedly hoping to ink some deals with content providers to deliver a television.
The preliminary agreement, reported by The Wall Street Journal, would put Viacom cable channels on an Internet-connected TV offering from Sony, which is racing against other tech giants to unveil such a product.
The new deal, which will start with tweeted highlights during the MTV Video Music Awards, is the latest in Twitter's ongoing march to bolster its advertising muscle.
Starting with one for MTV and MTV2, they build on the company's current "second screen" apps and add on-demand video, plus new webisode-style series. But most of it is only for people who already pay.
The companies' deal will bring "thousands of episodes" to Amazon's streaming service. Nick Jr. programming will also be made available.