Peak TV—as many as 450 scripted series will air this year—is about to get even more crowded, thanks to Epix.
Every New Year, the National Hockey League takes one of its regular-season games outdoors—an old-school showdown in the freezing-cold elements. And this time, it's looking for innovative ways to draw fans to the Winter Classic.
In an apparent bid to set a legal precedent, Cablevision on Tuesday announced that it has filed a lawsuit against Viacom for “bundling,” the practice by which programmers force distributors to carry low-rated channels as a condition of carrying their more popular networks.
E-tailer Amazon has inked a new multi-year pact with Viacom's fledgling pay-cable network Epix to distribute the cabler's library on Amazon's Prime Instant Video service.