Playstation Network Partners With MTV

January 8, 2009

Playstation Network’s Video
Delivery Service Partners With MTV Networks to Offer Lineup of Hit
Entertainment, Kids’ and Comedy Programming

Sony Computer Entertainment America
today announced that MTV Networks, a division of Viacom, will bring its hit
entertainment, kids’ and comedy programming to Playstation Network’s video
service for PLAYSTATION 3 and PSP in the United States. The partnership
encompasses MTVN brands attracting a diverse collection of audiences, including
MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, COMEDY CENTRAL, Spike, Logo, CMT, The N, TV Land and

The initial lineup of TV shows
available for download to own beginning in February will include a growing
library of current popular shows including MTV’s The City, COMEDY CENTRAL’s Emmy
and Peabody-Award winning South Park, Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants and
VH1’s Rock of Love Bus with Bret Michaels. New shows premiering in the spring
will be added as they become available.

The PlayStation Network video
delivery service provides consumers with an exceptional entertainment experience
as it adds movies, TV and exclusive content for rental or purchase to its
already comprehensive lineup of games, demos, trailers and variety of other
features. The video delivery service is home to nearly 1,200 movies and more
than 3,000 TV episodes, many available in standard-definition (SD) and
high-definition (HD), making PS3 system the ultimate entertainment platform and
PSP system a leader in portable entertainment.

"We’re thrilled to add content from
MTV Networks to our line up, it’s a perfect fit for the PlayStation(R)
demographic, one of the most coveted audiences in entertainment today," said
Peter Dille, Senior Vice President of Marketing and PlayStation Network, SCEA.
"Combined with the superior technology of the PS3 and PSP, the PlayStation
Network’s video delivery service truly provides consumers the best and most
comprehensive content on demand from an incredible line up of entertainment
brands to enjoy at home or on-the-go."

"From Nickelodeon to TV Land and
everywhere in between, MTV Networks’ brands feature some of the most popular
shows and some of the hottest stars for almost every conceivable demo," said
Greg Clayman, Executive Vice President, Digital Distribution and Business
Development, MTV Networks. "By making our diverse content lineup available
through the PlayStation Network, we’re giving PlayStation users instant access
to hundreds of hours of our very best programming in the comfort of their own
living rooms."

Usage rules of the video delivery
service allow content for purchase to be shared on multiple activated devices
including PS3 and PSP systems per PlayStation Network account, depending on the
type of content purchased by the user. One of the main value propositions of the
PlayStation Network’s video delivery service is the ability to transfer
standard-definition (SD) content from the PS3 system to the PSP system. For one
price, consumers can transfer and view certain types of content on multiple
devices. The connectivity between the PS3 system and the PSP system provides a
seamless solution for those looking for a variety of entertainment experiences.

For more information about the
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