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  • 'Legend of Korra' Season 4 to Premiere in October

    "Legend of Korra" fans won't have to wait very long to get "Balance." Just two weeks after the season three finale, Nickelodeon has announced that the "Avatar: The Last Airbender" spinoff will return for season four on Oct. 3, leaving just a few weeks...
  • 'CounterSpy' Game Refreshes 1960s Spy Genre with Pixar, LucasArts Vets

    Designed as a love letter to classic side-scrolling arcade games, "CounterSpy" blends the worlds of "The Incredibles," early James Bond movies and "Dr. Strangelove" with stylized '60s animated glee. It's the first release from San Francisco-based...
  • Paramount to Launch Movie Channel in Latin America

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Spurred by its success in Spain, France and other countries, Viacom Intl. Media Networks is launching its 24-hour movie network Paramount Channel in Latin America on Nov. 14. To be available on basic and extended pay TV tiers,...
  • Sony Taps Michael Horn to Oversee Latin America for Sony Pictures International

    Michael Horn has joined Sony Pictures Releasing International as a senior VP supervising the region of Latin America. In his new role, Horn will oversee Latin American distribution operations for the studio, which will also include local production...
  • Sony online TV service to carry 22 Viacom channels

    Sony online TV service to carry 22 Viacom channels
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sony Corp secured the rights to carry 22 Viacom Inc channels, including Comedy Central and MTV, on its planned cloud-based television service, a step forward for its plans to compete with cable and satellite offerings. The...
  • Toronto: Wide Sells 'Margarita' to Japan's Aya Pro

    In an early sale on one of its flagship titles at Toronto, Paris-based Wide Management has licensed scribe-helmer Shonali Bose's late-teen romantic drama "Margarita, With a Straw" to Japan's Aya Pro. Deal closed after "Margarita's" Monday world...
  • Viacom Inks Pact with Sony for Internet TV Service

    Viacom officially announced a deal with Sony to license live and on-demand programming for at least 22 cable networks, including Nickelodeon, MTV and Comedy Central, for Sony's forthcoming over-the-top TV service in the U.S. The agreement with Sony marks...
  • Viacom Wraps Purchase of U.K.'s Channel 5, Commissions Joint Projects

    LONDON -- Viacom Intl. Media Networks has wrapped its £450 million ($726 million) acquisition of U.K. free-to-air network Channel 5. Viacom also unveiled the first joint commissions between Channel 5 and Viacom's U.K. pay TV channels. The deal with...
  • Viacom to provide 'SpongeBob, other shows, to Sony TV service

    Viacom to provide 'SpongeBob, other shows, to Sony TV service
    Electronics giant Sony Corp. now has rights to nearly two dozen Viacom television networks -- including BET, Comedy Central, MTV and Nickelodeon -- to include in its upcoming cloud-based TV service. The deal, announced Wednesday, represents a new...
  • Deezer, the French Spotify, targets high end in U.S. with Sonos

    Deezer, the French Spotify, targets high end in U.S. with Sonos
    San Francisco-based Listen.com launched Rhapsody, the first online music subscription service, late in 2001, long before Netflix had a single customer for its streaming videos. Today, Netflix has more subscribers in the U.S. alone -- 36 million -- than...
  • 'The Maze Runner,' 'The Equalizer' Join TV Ad-Spend Top 5

    In this week's edition of the Variety Movie Commercial Tracker, powered by iSpot.tv, "This Is Where I Leave You" leads in spending with an estimated outlay of $5.1 million for spots that have aired 946 times across 44 networks through September 7. This is...