CBS Corp. said Wednesday that it will shift repeats of The Young and the Restless from Walt Disney Co.'s SoapNet to TV Guide Network this summer.
Premium TV network EPIX is rolling out streaming video applications optimized for Sony's PlayStation Vita handheld and PlayStation 3 console, promising authenticated subscribers access to more than 3,000 titles.
CBS Corp. said it struck a deal to acquire a 50 percent stake in TV Guide Network, and that it'll convert TVGN into a new basic cable network focused on entertainment programming. It'll operate the network through a 50/50 partnership with Lionsgate.
Barnes & Noble is expanding its Nook Video movie and television catalog, announcing content licensing agreements with major Hollywood studios including Paramount Pictures, MGM, Lionsgate and Relativity Media. The bookseller has also inked video deals with National Geographic, digital entertainment distributor FilmBuff and Little Pim, which produces foreign-language instructional DVDs for children.
Online video opportunities are helping extend the life of movies but are not "fundamentally" changing the traditional movie distribution structure, according to Brian Walsh, manager of the digital/on-demand team for Lionsgate.
Two years ago, startup video-on-demand movie channel Epix was meeting in borrowed booths over coffee at NAB. Now, the channel, backed by Viacom's Paramount, Lionsgate Entertainment and
Netflix is extending its relationship with indie-studio Lionsgate, signing a multi-year deal with the studio's U.K. division that may signal the streaming video giant's intent to soon enter the
Score another content win for Netflix, which has signed a multi-year deal with Lionsgate for the first four seasons of the Emmy Award-winning television series Mad Men, which airs on AMC. Additional
Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX ), a company that made its name and its fortune (as such) by delivering DVDs through the mail, is working on a deal with start-up pay TV channel Epix for "exclusive online
Who said there's no place for another entertainment network--especially one that doesn't restrict itself to the television? Epix, the jointly backed venture of Viacom, Lionsgate, Paramount and MGM