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Time Warner will be fine even if the AT&T acquisition doesn’t go through

Time Warner will be fine even if the government blocks the bid from AT&T to buy the company. That's the word from John Martin, the free-wheeling chief executive of Time Warner subsidiary Turner In

Viacom to launch its own streaming service this year

Is there room in the market for yet another streaming service? Viacom thinks so. The company, on its earnings call on Thursday, said it’s planning to launch its own ad-supported streaming servic

Viacom acquires VidCon, a gathering of YouTube stars and fans

Viacom has acquired VidCon, a move that seems designed to help the media giant connect with younger audiences. Viacom’s blog post describes VidCon as “the premier event for the worldwide o

Former BBC Worldwide exec is taking the reins at mitú, a digital media company focused on the Hispanic audience

Chalk up another coup for digital media hiring as the media company mitú, focused on digitally distributed content for Hispanic audiences, has managed to score the longtime entertainment executive He

Nickelodeon revamps Noggin, its ‘Netflix for Kids,’ with dozens of interactive, play-along videos

Nickelodeon’s Noggin is today taking a step to differentiate Noggin from being just another “Netflix for kids” type of subscription video service.  Alongside its existing lineup of

Hulu’s new live TV service scores A&E’s channels, but not Viacom

Hulu’s forthcoming live TV streaming service is starting to shape up. Today, the company announced it scored a deal with A&E Networks, which will bring six more channels to the core package,

PlayStation Vue’s streaming TV service is losing all Viacom channels

Sony’s PlayStation Vue streaming TV service has just hit a bit of a roadblock in terms of its content lineup. The company says today that it is losing all Viacom-owned channels, including Comed

BET Play is Viacom’s new $4 per month streaming service, arriving today outside the U.S.

A new streaming service from Viacom is hitting the international market today: BET Play, a video-on-demand application aimed at an adult audience, offering access to programming from the entertainment

Streaming service Sling TV will add MTV, Comedy Central, Nick Jr & more, following Viacom deal

Following this week’s resolution of a carriage dispute that would have otherwise caused a blackout of Viacom’s TV channels on Dish Network, the two companies have worked out a deal that wi

Diary Of A Cord Cutter In 2015 (Part 7: Hands On With Noggin, Nick’s New Kid-Friendly Streaming Service)

Earlier this year, Viacom -owned kids’ network Nickelodeon announced its plans to enter the subscription video market with its own over-the-top streaming service aimed at the preschool crowd. Ca

No Traditional Financial Institutions? No Problem

On Lending Club’s February 2015 quarterly earnings call, an analyst asked CEO Renaud Laplanche a simple question: have you considered getting the loans you’re issuing rated? Renaud had a simple an

One Small Step For Unbundling, One Big Leap For HBO

This week HBO finally announced the arrival of HBO Now, a streaming over-the-top access pass to HBO content for $14.99 a month. It will debut exclusively on the Apple TV for a three-month period (the

Nickelodeon To Debut A Subscription-Based Video Streaming Service This Spring

Kids' TV network Nickelodeon will soon take its shows directly to consumers with the launch of a subscription streaming service in March, according to comments made by Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman on th

Comedy Central Launches Stand-Up App So You Can Watch All Your Favorite Comedians And Discover New Ones

Comedy Central has released a standalone app for watching and discovering awesome stand-up comedians. The app, called CC:Standup, has more than 6,000 videos from 700 comedians. That will allow stand-u

Twitter Reportedly In Talks With Viacom And NBCUniversal For Content-Sharing Deal

Twitter is nearing an agreement with Viacom to host TV clips and sell advertising on the site, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-16/twitter-said-to-seek-deals-with-viacom-

Strange Bedfellows: Google, Paramount Ink Deal For New Digital Movie Rentals

Good news, <em>Godfather</em> fans -- Google has just recently announced on their official YouTube blog that they’ve inked a licensing deal with Viacom-owned Paramount to bring some 500 new titles

Xfire To Fly Solo Again, Raises $4 Million From Intel Capital

<strong>Exclusive -</strong> <a href="http://www.xfire.com/">Xfire</a>, which operates a social service used by 19 million gamers, has raised <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/xfire">$4 milli

The Daily Show And Colbert Report Return To Hulu Via New Viacom Content Partnership

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/hulu-watch-your-favorites-anytime-for-free.jpg" class="shot2"><a href="http://www.hulu.com/">Hulu</a> has just struck a <a href="http://www.pr

Exclusive: Titan Gaming Takes Xfire Off Viacom's Hands

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/xfire.png" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/xfire">Xfire</a>, the social network for gamers that was acquired by <

Google Spent $100 Million Defending Against Viacom's $1 Billion Lawsuit

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/gavel.png"> How much did Google spend to fend off Viacom's $1 billion copyright lawsuit? On today's <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010
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