Vid-Biz: Chernin, Midwest Teen Sex Show, Tiger Woods

Peter Chernin’s Exit from News Corp. Could Hurt Hulu; old media exec was new media friendly and his departure could impact Hulu’s ability to retain and attract new content. (The Business Insider)

Midwest Teen Sex Show Episodes Pulled from MySpace, YouTube and Facebook; the straight-talk sex education show has certain episodes removed for supposed terms of service violations. (

Watch Tiger Woods’ Return to Golf Online; to provide live coverage of the World Golf Championships starting Wed., Feb. 25. (emailed release)

U2 Content Going Up on Comcast; 50 of the band’s video and concerts will be available in HD on Demand. (release)

GridNetworks Partners with Widevine Technologies; Widevine will provide DRM for content delivered through the GridCast TV service. (release)

Twentieth Century Fox Launches Internet TV Service in Italy; FlopTV will focus on Italian comedy and will be a mix of pro and user-generated content in HD; available through PCs, video game boxes and mobile phones. (Variety)

Pixel8 Networks Working on a New Video Delivery Technology; company says its launch in September will offer more powerful video distribution at a lower cost. (VentureBeat)