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Zillion TV to Offer Some Movies Day-and-Date with DVD for Free; unnamed studio willing to experiment by offering consumers the choice of watching a targeted ad. (TheWrap) Also in movie windowing news — DVD Releases Taking Longer; the theatrical-to-DVD window was 144 days in the first […]

Zillion TV to Offer Some Movies Day-and-Date with DVD for Free; unnamed studio willing to experiment by offering consumers the choice of watching a targeted ad. (TheWrap) Also in movie windowing news — DVD Releases Taking Longer; the theatrical-to-DVD window was 144 days in the first half of this year, compared with 125 days during the same period in 2008. (Video Business)

Small ISPs Looking to FCC for Help Against ESPN 360’s Model; the little guys say they are being squeezed by the sports network, which is urging consumers to switch to larger ISPs that carry ESPN 360. (DSL Reports)

Hammertime Goes Viral in No Time; Hammer Pants Dance flash mob vid is a promotion for A&E’s new MC Hammer reality show, has already generated 900,000+ views in less than a week. (AdWeek)

Man Indicted After Alleged Rape Streamed Live; he was charged with two counts of sexual assault and one charge of voyeurism stemming from an incident earlier this year when he live streamed his actions. (CNET)

Chinese Audiences Don’t Mind Branded Entertainment; limited TV selection in that country provides an opportunity (and eyeballs) for brands to create web shows centered around their products. (The Wall Street Journal)

White House Vids Aren’t Watching You Back; vids posted on the administration’s page will be exempt from YouTube tracking; even the EFF likes it! (All Things D)

Reveille Partners with Machinima.com; shorts created for Machinima.com (previous coverage) that gain traction will be developed by Reveille for possible TV deals. (Variety)

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  1. Yeah, but when will ZillionTV be released and for how much?

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