For the first time since the collaboration of ABC News and Yahoo! was announced in October, comScore has reported online traffic for the joint effort and finds it has served over 400 million views in February — which is more than half of all the video news views streamed in North America in the month.

The online measurement company has found that the Yahoo!-ABC News operation far outpaces the perrenial online video news leaders and by margins of nearly three-to-one.

(See the graphics below.)

We visited the ABC newsroom yesterday for this video interview with Joe Ruffolo, SVP of ABC News Digital for an update on the collaboration and the new journalistic opportunities and audiences resulting from the association with Yahoo!

Huffington Post in the Video News Game Now

A recent addition the the category Huffington Post Media Group (HPMG) passed CBS News and Fox News in comScore's video rankings.

Andy Plesser