Despite the popularity of its channels and shows, Viacom lacks local channels and big sporting events that customers can’t live without. Digital rights and Epix might be the keys to an agreement.
The recipient of THR's Raising the Bar award talks about the big decision in the YouTube case, his “friend” running Google’s legal department and what Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert have in common with one “Jack Ass.”Read more
The move is meant to intensify pressure on DirecTV to come to an agreement so that service to 26 channels is restored. As the dispute carries on, the CEOs of Viacom and DirecTV might run into each other soon.Read more
Behind the Screen explores the impact of technology on movies and TV shows, specifically content producers, cinematographers, editors, VFX shops and artists, sound mixers and editors, technical (including R&D) roles and the post-production community. This includes products from companies like Red, Canon, Dolby and Avid to new hires in key below-the-line positions on movies or at below the line post/VFX shops