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Strange Bedfellows: Google, Paramount Ink Deal For New Digital Movie Rentals

3 years agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Good news, Godfather fans -- Google has just recently announced on their official YouTube blog that they’ve inked a licensing deal with Viacom-owned Paramount to bring some 500 new titles to YouTube and the Google Play store over the coming weeks. Google first started toying with the notion of movie rentals via YouTube in early 2010, and their rental catalog has since swelled to nearly 9,000 titles.
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500 Paramount Films Coming to YouTube

Technology : Shelly Palmer Digital Living (3 years ago)

You’ll soon be able to rent nearly 500 Paramount Pictures films via YouTube and Google Play, thanks to a newly signed licensing agreement between the two companies. Many of those films, including The Godfather trilogy, Ferris Buelle... Read Post

YouTube Movie Rentals: Big Paramount titles on their way

Technology : Today in Tech (3 years ago)

Want to skip the drive to the video store or your local Redbox? Well, good news: Over 500 new on-demand movie titles are coming to YouTube thanks to a recent deal between the video-hosting site and Paramount studios. According to Yo... Read Post

New Deal With MGM Brings ‘Robocop’ and ‘Terminator’ To YouTube And Google Play

Technology : TechCrunch (3 years ago)

Google is slowly but surely building out its movie rental service on YouTube. Less than two weeks ago, the company struck a deal with Paramount to bring about 500 of the studio's movies to YouTube and Google Play. Last night, Google... Read Post

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