- The Washington Times - Thursday, June 29, 2006

Just in case you were wondering how to fill those Gbytes…

MTV Networks and Apple today announced that new television programming from Spike TV, Nick at Nite, TV Land, Logo, MTV and The N is now available on the iTunes Music Store (www.itunes.com). Adding to the hit MTV Networks content already on iTunes, this new round of programming available for purchase and download crosses virtually every genre and includes Spike TV’s brand-new action series “Blade: The Series,” MTV’s prank-comedy show “Viva La Bam” and TV Land’s “Sit Down Comedy with David Steinberg.” MTV Networks’ programming has been a huge success on iTunes since debuting earlier this year, with COMEDY CENTRAL’s “South Park” alone selling over one million episodes. iTunes now offers over 150 TV shows for $1.99 per episode for viewing on a computer or iPod.

Newton Minnow, the former FCC head who declared TV “a vast wasteland” 40 years ago, notwithstanding, there’s a growing move towards this kind of thing, and for devotees of this or that show, that’s a good thing.

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