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Youku Tudou inks separate deal with Sony Pictures Television

Youku Tudou signed an agreement with Sony Pictures Television, or SPT, to bring more than 300 new and classic Sony Pictures titles to the Youku Premium platform. The five-year Sony Pictures Television deal comes on the heels of previous Youku Tudou agreements with each of WB, DreamWorks, Paramount, Twentieth Century Fox, Disney, NBC Universal, and Lionsgate, rounding out the company's offerings to include licensed content from all major Hollywood studios. 300 Sony Pictures titles will become available for paid on-demand viewing over the duration of the agreement. More than 3,000 film titles, including around 450 titles from major Hollywood studios, will be available for viewing by the end of 2012.