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Sony makes nice with iTunes on film, music follows?

The reviews called it the “must-see comedy of the summer” and as winter closes in Sony has revealed an iTunes plan for the DVD release of ‘Pineapple Express’.

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has signed-up to offer an iTunes Digital Copy of the film on the DVD or Blu-ray versions of the movie sold in the US from January 6.

UK and US customers who purchase a DVD also get an additional Digital Copy of the movie which can be popped inside iTunes, and then played back on the computer or Appleā€™s range of digital devices.

This means iTunes, iPod, iPhone and Apple TV owners will be able to extract a legitimate copy of the film for playback on their computers and digital devices when they buy the disc. Sony will also offer versions for playback on Windows PCs and the PlayStation Portable.

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MySpace launches dedicated UK comedy channel

MySpace has joined forces with Warner Music Entertainment to launch its new online comedy channel, MySpace Comedy UK.

Launched today, 1 August, the MySpace Comedy channel will host Comedybox.tv, an online comedy platform developed by Warner. MySpace is hosting the site and keeping control of the ads, while Warner’s keeps an eye on the site’s video content.
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