Viacom Gives All Its Channels Back to DirecTV

DirecTV and Viacom were in something of a spat, unable to reach a broadcast agreement. This resulted in channels such as MTV and Comedy Central disappearing from DirecTV's satellite beam. However, the two companies worked things out with a long term agreement, and all is well again. » 7/20/12 9:24am 7/20/12 9:24am

Viacom Shows Are Streaming on Time Warner's iPad App Once Again

When Time Warner first released their streaming iPad app last year, Viacom freaked out and demanded that their shows and channels be removed from the app. After some bickering and court battles, the NY Times says that an agreement has been reached, and both sides appear to be OK with it. » 5/17/12 11:55am 5/17/12 11:55am

Amazon Could Announce a Video Deal With Viacom This Week

There have long been rumors that Amazon wants to usurp Netflix as the video streaming service of choice. But new reports suggest that Amazon is about to announce a tie-in with Viacom that could make that a reality. » 2/08/12 5:39am 2/08/12 5:39am

Viacom Asks Cablevision to Remove Content from Their iPad App, Too

Right on the heels of the Time Warner/Viacom debacle, Cablevision's live TV-streaming app has now gotten caught in the crosshairs too. Viacom claims that the Cablevision iPad app does not honor distribution agreements, and they've asked the cable company to remove content from their iPad app. Meanwhile, Cablevision has … » 4/11/11 6:26pm 4/11/11 6:26pm

Why Can't I Just Watch TV on the Goddamn Internet?!

News Corp, Viacom and Discovery issued to formal complaints to Time Warner this week, demanding the cable provider remove any of the trio's channels (MTV, FX, Discovery, etc.) from their iPad app, which streams live television to cable subscribers while they're at home. Today, Time Warner caved and removed the channels » 3/31/11 10:00pm 3/31/11 10:00pm

More Things You Can't Stream on Google TV: Comedy Central, VH1, and MTV

Viacom, following every major network, has added its online content to the Google TV blacklist, blocking users from viewing Comedy Central, MTV, VH1 and Nickelodeon shows online (although it appears short clips are still allowed). [GTV Hub via SlashGear] » 11/22/10 8:57am 11/22/10 8:57am

More Information on Apple's Plan to Kill Cable, Launch Tablet

The WSJ already said most of this stuff yesterday, but the Financial Times has a few more tidbits on the situation that seems interesting—namely, Apple's relationship with network giants, and a plan to launch the fabled tablet soon. » 12/22/09 7:40pm 12/22/09 7:40pm