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Sony Vue dumps Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, MTV and other Viacom channels

Sony Vue dumps Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, MTV and other Viacom channels

Sony’s PlayStation Vue is adjusting its lineup of television channels and dumping Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon and other Viacom-owned television networks.

Viacom’s networks no longer will be part of the subscription service as of Friday, Dwayne Benefield, vice president and head of PlayStation Vue, announced Tuesday in a blog post. Instead, Sony appears to be freeing up financial resources to add major broadcast networks CBS and Fox.

“At PlayStation, we always strive to provide the best value and service for our fans,” Benefield wrote in a blog post on the company’s website. “As part of our ongoing...

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