Sony’s internet TV service will carry Comedy Central, MTV, and other Viacom networks

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Sony and DirecTV are each planning to offer internet-based TV in the coming months in separate attempts to lure in millennials and cord cutters. And while the exact details around how the streaming services will work (and their cost) aren’t yet known, we’re starting to hear more about the content that’ll be on offer. Sony and Viacom today announced a deal that will bring nearly two dozen Viacom networks to Sony’s upcoming cloud service.

There are some big ones on the list, like Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, BET, CMT, Nickelodeon, and various offshoots of those channels. The “landmark” agreement covers both live and on-demand programming, and will also give Sony’s customers access to Viacom’s TV Everywhere apps on smartphones, tablets, and…

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