WSJ reports Viacom set to put Paramount movies on iTunes

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    Does someone have the rest of the article?

    From the Wall Street Journal: http://users2.wsj.com/lmda/do/checkLogin?mg=wsj-users2&url=http%3A%2F%2Fonline.wsj.com%2Farticle%2FSB116832637603471212.html%3Fmod%3Dhome_whats_news_us

    Apple's iTunes Plans to Offer Viacom Movie Titles
    By Merissa Marr
    Word Count: 488 | Companies Featured in This Article: Apple Computer, Viacom
    Apple Computer Inc.'s iTunes movie service is set to bulk up with the addition of catalog movie titles owned by Viacom Inc.'s Paramount Pictures.

    In a deal that Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs could announce as early as Tuesday at his Macworld conference, Apple plans to start selling Paramount titles on its iTunes service, according to people familiar with the situation.

    For the moment, the deal will only cover Paramount's back catalog, the people said. Paramount's catalog includes titles such as "Forrest Gump," "Mission: Impossible" and "The Truman Show."

    The Hollywood studio has stopped short of also providing ...

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  2. macrumors 6502

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    Does the article mention anything about opening it up to international buyers?
     
  3. thread starter macrumors member

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    I copy and pasted everything I have access to. Any subscribers?
     
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    DeSnousa

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    I can see network joining tomorrow, it a big media event, thus perfect advertising. Plus Steve Jobs will need something else big to go along with the iTV and new content is it.
     

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