Vid-Biz: Oprah, Overlay, Nestlé

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Oprah Gets Her OWN TV Network; talk show host/queen of all media to create the Oprah Winfrey Network, will focus on themes similar to those of her titular TV show. (Variety)

Overlay.TV Raises $4.6 Million; funding comes from Celtic House Venture Partners, EdgeStone Capital Partners and Tech Capital Partners; company’s video ad platform launches Feb. 14. (release)

Nestlé Taps UGC for XLNT Ad; consumers can create spots for the 100 Grand candy bar, winner could receive $20,000 if the spot gets to national TV. (release)

Scoble Joins Fast Company; famous blogger/vlogger to launch new business video network for the company. (Beet.TV)

Surgery TV Launches on the Web; site will feature extended clips of medical procedures. (Broadcasting & Cable)

Classic American Gladiators Going Online; MGM putting clips from the original and “Where are they now?” video segments online to coincide with the reinvigorated franchise on NBC. (MediaWeek)

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