"YouTube is experimenting with inline ads, showing a text ad at the bottom of its player as a video is playing. If a user clicks on the text, a video ad expands and appears layered on top of the player."
A Name Twice as Long Is Not Necessarily Twice as Good
"ABC will begin making high-definition broadband content available on its Web site this summer. ABC will show episodes of shows including "Lost" and "Desperate Housewives" on an HD broadband channel online."
"CBS's video content will be available for free on as many as 10 different Web sites ranging from AOL to Joost. The new strategy represents a departure for the television industry, as most networks aim to build their own Internet video portals."
"Editorial employees are said to be fleeing the online arm of Forbes magazine with at least 50 estimated editorial departures since early 2005. One former staffer calls Forbes.com "a page-view sweatshop."
"...years from now, people will still watch television, though it will probably be 150 inches wide. ... We don't care how you get our content -- over the air, over cable, satellite, the Internet, or on your cell phone -- as long as we get paid for it."
"TiVo will ...[introduce] what it calls the first "TV-centric on-screen search tool." The new Universal Swivel Search will let subscribers who like a TV show or movie search for other programs based on elements in common."