Vid-Biz: NBC Stats, Hitwise, PBS


NBC to Release Show-Specific Streaming Stats through Nielsen; Peacock will become the first broadcast network to offer such data; first stats to be released in July. (AdWeek)

Hitwise: YouTube, PBS Up; new numbers show that YouTube has 75 percent of the online video visits, though visits to video sites overall dropped 9 percent year-over-year; and online video helped PBS beat out rivals to be the most-visited broadcast TV network site for the 2007 – 08 season. (YouTube: emailed release; PBS: (TVWeek)

60Frames Parters with Oni Press Comics; Ark and Mens With Guns will be both web series and comic books. (The Hollywood Reporter)

Is Finally Dead? Rumors abound that the Chinese government won’t let the video sharing site come back online. (Digital Watch)

Hulu Ads Cheaper than Ads; Hulu reportedly charges $25 – $30 CPMs, while the network’s own site charges $35 or more. But Hulu won’t let you advertise on specific shows. (Silicon Alley Insider)

MySpace and NBC Looking for Citizen Journalists; winners of the video contest will get to cover one of the upcoming political conventions. (MediaWeek)

YouTube Expands Partner Program in Europe; French and German UGC’ers can now try to cash in on their Internet fame. (YouTube Blog)

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