Alloy Digital Acquires Generate; See Double Digit Growth

LAS VEGAS – On the heels of its acquisition of Hollywood’s veteran digital studio Generate, Alloy Digital is in discussions with advertisers currently on a new slate of digital programming for 2012, Christian Busch, SVP Business Development at Alloy Digital, told Beet.TV in an interview at CES.


Video Expansion Underway at Huffington Post as Arianna Readies “Fearless Living”

LAS VEGAS — The Huffington Post has become increasingly video centric as the giant news site integrates video into most of its pages, says Karen Cahn,  General Manger of Branded Experiences for AOL, in this inteview with Beet.TV


YuMe-Samsung Deal to Deliver Targeted Ads on Smart TV’s

LAS VEGAS — The YuMe-Samsung deal to deliver video ads on Samsung's smart TVs will help ads on TV become more targeted, said Scot McLernon, YuMe's Chief Revenue Officer, during an interview with Beet.TV at CES last week.


Yahoo! Passes Facebook for Video Views in December, comScore

Yahoo! has passed Facebook and has essentially tied with Vevo as the second most popular video site on the Web, according to December numbers released by comScore this morning.  The most popular site remains YouTube.


Online Video Shop DBG Partners with Zooey Deschanel’s Hello Giggles on The Single Life

LAS VEGAS – Online video production and distribution shop DBG has partnered with actress Zooey Deschanel's site Hello Giggles on the second season of Web show "The Single Life," DBG's Chairman & CEO Chris Young told Beet.TV.


WPP’s 24/7 Real Media Ad Platform Integrates Panache’s Video Ad Formats

LAS VEGAS — Following its December acquisition of Panache, WPP's marketing technology company 24/7 Real Media has now integrated 13 of Panache's advanced video ad formats into its existing ad platform.


Kevin Pollak Finds Big Audience, Creative Freedom with Live Web Program

LAS VEGAS — Stand-up comedian and actor Kevin Pollak has some 100,000 live viewers of his talk show — along with one million monthly downloads of the show on iTunes, he tells Beet.TV in this video interview.


Hollywood Writer Gets Boost for Web Series with Glowing New Yorker Review

LAS VEGAS — Jane Espenson, a veteran Hollywood TV writer and producer, has been getting noticed for her Web series, a comedy about a newly married gay couple titled "Husbands."


Samsung Touts Advertising Opp on Landing Page of Smart TV’s

LAS VEGAS – Samsung is aiming to capture a piece of the advertising opportunities on connected TVs this year.


IAWTV to Partner with YouTube and Yahoo! in 2012

LAS VEGAS — The International Academy of Web Television, which held its first awards program on Thursday night at CES, will have partnerships with YouTube and Yahoo this year, says the organization's chairman Paul Kontonis in this interview with Beet.TV


Shira Lazar and “What’s Trending” Nab Four Web Video Awards

LAS VEGAS, Shira Lazar and her live show "What's Trending," won four awards at the International Academy of Web Television gala ceremony held Thursday night at CES. 


Ooyala – Panasonic Deal Expands Programming into Connected TV’s

LAS VEGAS — Online video services firm Ooyala has  extended its reach into connected TV's in a deal with Panasonic to deliver broadband programming and ads to smart TV's.


Felicia Day Sweeps IAWTV Awards – Readies Slate of New Shows for YouTube

LAS VEGAS — Actress/writer producer Felicia Day swept several Web video awards Thursday night at the International Academy of Web Television (IAWTV) including best comedy series for The Guild, comedy writing and performance.


Cisco Advances Cloud-Based “Videoscape” Service with Global Broadcasters

LAS VEGAS — Building on its Videoscape product, tech giant Cisco has introduced several new features at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, Cisco’s Scott Puopolo, VP of the company’s Internet Business Solutions Group, told Beet.TV during an interview at the show.


LG Launches Google TV Integration

LAS VEGAS, LG Electronics has introduced the Google TV platform to its "smart" television, explains Matthew Durgin, Director, Smart TV Content Business, North America, in this interview from the floor of CES.


YuMe and Samsung in Pact to Power and Analyze Video Ads on Smart TV’s

LAS VEGAS — YuMe, a provider of digital video advertising services, announced on Monday at CES an alliance with Samsung to power the advertising platform for the electronics giant's smart televisions.


Exclusive: Hollywood Studios Readying Common File Format for Digital Distribution

LAS VEGAS – The industry consortium of five of the the major Hollywood studios, the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE), is readying a common file format for digital content distribution, says Mitchell Singer, President of the group and Chief Technology Officer of Sony Pictures in this interview with Beet.TV

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