YouTube, Google Play add 600 MGM movies for rent

Google is adding 600 movies from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to the titles it has available for rent on YouTube and also Google Play, its digital content store for Android-powered mobile devices.

MGM, whose film library includes classics like "Rocky" and "Rain Man," joins five other major studios offering movies for rent through Google: Viacom's  Paramount, Comcast's Universal, Sony Pictures, Warner Bros. and The Walt Disney Co.

Several smaller studios including Lions Gate Entertainment and The Weinstein Company also rent movies online through Google.

YouTube is available on computers and mobile devices, as well as on Google TV, an Internet-connected TV platform available on certain Sony televisions and Blu-ray players and the Logitech Revue set-top box.