Vid-Biz: Bebo, TV Guide, DirecTV


Bebo to Launch More Originals; social network plans at least six more and will branch out from drama into entertainment, reality and comedy content. (The Hollywood Reporter)

TV Guide to Give Away Downloads of 30 Rock; issues of the magazine will feature a unique download code allowing users to access an episode of the show before it airs. (MediaWeek)

Stream Content to Your PC with DirecTV; subscribers to the satellite service will soon be able to stream recorded shows to PCs inside the home. (Zatz Not Funny)

Princess of Nebraska Debuts on YouTube Today; feature film from Wayne Wang to debut for free on the video-sharing site. (CNN)(See our previous coverage.)

SAG Talks Are Not Going Well; News Corp’s Peter Chernin says actors union believes deals reached with other unions are not good enough. (TVWeek)

FCC Wants to Fine Time Warner Cable, Cox; commission cries foul over the companies moving some broadcast channels to switched digital video, making them inaccessible to third-party devices like TiVo. (Multichannel News)

Fred Baron Receives Experimental Drug; father of Rocketboom‘s Andrew Baron gets access to medicine. (Dembot)


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