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Vid-Biz: NetfliXbox, Wildfires, Hulu

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NetfliXbox Went Down Last Night; (another) technical snafu for the streaming service, company offers a 3 percent credit to the next billing statement. (emailed apology)

California Fire Videos on YouTube; scenes from the blaze can be found in the site’s CitizenTube section. (YouTube) The FCC says it will help TV and radio stations whose transmission towers are “compromised” by the wildfires. (Broadcasting & Cable)

Can Hulu Keep Those High CPMs? Premium ad placements face increased competition from other cheaper online video outlets. (BusinessWeek)

What Are the TV Networks’ Web Video Plans for Fall? Not much, evidently, unless you like behind-the-scenes and weekly recap shows. (Daisy Whitney)

U.S. Ad Spending Fell 15.4 Percent During the First Half of the Year; Nielsen reports that network TV was off 7 percent compared with the same time last year, though cable TV was up 2.5 percent. (emailed release)