Vid-Biz: Britney Lover, CBS, Internet People

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Britney Cry Guy in Talks for a TV Show; after Chris Crocker’s tear-stained pleas, 44Blue Productions signs a deal with him to develop a docusoap around the 19-year-old’s life. (Variety)

CBS Not Joining iTunes Pricing Battle; network is happy with Apple and the prices it charges, considers iTunes as much a promotional vehicle as a source of revenue. (Reuters)

Internet People Pulls in Three Million Views; first episode of the Meth Minute 39, a spoof of web celebs, is a big hit for Channel Frederator and Next New Networks. (release)

ON Networks Trying Content-Based Video Ads; advertisements will be tied to the show, not the network on which the show is viewed. Ad agencies Carmichael Lynch, TPN, GSD&M’s Idea City, Critical Mass and SicolaMartin signed on to partner. (emailed release)

Raketu Communications Adds 3DD Music Channel; new IPTV content offering will feature concerts by Sheryl Crow, David Bowie, Moby and more; users can chat with each other as they watch performances. (release)

Mywaves Hit 1.25 Million Visitors Per Month; users spend an average of 20 minutes per visit on the consumer mobile video service. (emailed release)

First MySpace/MTV Debate Set for Sept. 27; John Edwards to answer questions from online viewers at both sites, instant polls will gauge audience reactions using Flektor. (Mashable)

HandHeld Entertainment Partners with ScanScout; agreement will bring contextually-relevant overlay ads to video on HandHeld’s ZVUE Networks. (release)

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New Release DVD

Too true! Conceptually this article (NewTeeVee) is sound and I agree whole heartedly. I personally think it relates to New Release DVD as well, IMHO.

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