Posts Tagged ‘ Viacom ’

Jackass To Debut On The Web

Dec 13th, 2007 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Paramount Pictures’ Jackass movie franchise is moving to the Web, with what they are calling the first studio-backed film to premiere online: On Dec. 19, the studio will make Jackass 2.5 available in connection with Blockbuster‚Äôs Movielink service. The hour-plus film has original material and previously unseen outtakes from the second Jackass movie in 2006. […]

Viacom Does The Smart Thing, Sues The @#!# Out Of Google

Mar 14th, 2007 | By | Category: Commentary, Digital Movie Store, Digital Video Downloads, Streaming Video, Video

Media conglomerate Viacom is suing Google for $1 billion dollars, arguing that YouTube’s business is built on ripping off other people’s work: “YouTube is a significant, for-profit organization that has built a lucrative business out of exploiting the devotion of fans to others’ creative works in order to enrich itself and its corporate parent Google. […]