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Rebuild a TV Station on the cheap

I’ve been having some hallway discussions with our CEO Chuck Peters (or as I affectionalty refer to him as “Chucky P”).  I think it started after I was talking too much about how cheap I thought I could rebuild a TV station.  I was tossing around a number which was close to 10% of the […]

Ditch Your Cable Company With Free, Legal Alternatives

Could it be – it is possible to get rid of cable? Ditching your cable company has never been more viable than it is today. The rise of online, streaming TV shows allows you to save on one of the most expensive household bills if you are willing to sacrifice a bit of the convenience […]

More People Tuning in to TV Online

Are we surprised?  With the writer’s strike making online TV viewing about as entertaining as back-to-back-to-back episodes of “Are you Smarter than a Third Grader?” Another week, and another stat has just been released showing that people are increasingly turning to the web to consume televised entertainment. The latest from Solutions Research Group claims that […]

Study: Ads in online shows work better than ads on TV

Interesting post at arstechnica “Study: Ads in online shows work better than ads on TV“: Good news for TV networks: online ads work. As TV shows continue their lengthy migration onto the web, new research finds that the people watching those shows actually pay more attention to both advertising and content when they watch online. I know […]

Internet TV: 2007 Year in Review

ReadWriteWeb has a great post about internet video in 2007: From YouTube’s continued dominance, the television networks’ newfound willingness to experiment online, the rise of the desktop Internet TV application, and a number of new PC-to-TV devices and set-top boxes — it’s been a big year for Internet TV in all shapes and forms. In […]

Can you say IPTV?

IPTV (Internet Protocol TeleVision) is starting to creep its way on the web. We’re starting to see more and more TV shows pop-up as their own little mini-stations – plus the whole miro and joost thing. TV Shows via the Internet I was looking at Mashable this morning and saw a banner ad for The […]

Interesting way to post a video

I’m not sure I have seen this before – but it caught my eye. Link to video – this video is from an arrest video – but the interesting thing to note is below the video in the related links section they have a link to the raw video. I like that – it lends […]

Tom's pent-up postings

Sorry for ignoring the blog for a few days – I feel guilty and also anxious to post a few very cool things I found. So here are three things I have been looking at: Interview With A Convicted Hacker: Robert Moore Tells How He Broke Into Routers And Stole VoIP Services This is a […]

OK – could this take local TV out of the picture

So, I’m not sure if I have shared my love for the Tom Green Show yet. And this is not the old MTV Tom Green or the Jay Leno thing – but the internet show…or as Tom calls it the “Nation Web-o-vision” show. He is doing some really innovative stuff – right from his living […]

Yes, bam, ka-pow…

“What if every local television station turned into an Internet-MSO—a web-based cable company?” “Think about it. Who do you turn to when you need the very best local news, weather and sports information? Is it YouTube? Nope. Is it MSN? Nope. Is it your local broadcaster? Yep. People with names you know, the anchors and […]

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