Vid-Biz: CBS, Comcast-NBC, Hulu


CBS: We’ll Cut iTunes Prices for Some Shows; CEO Les Moonves says the broadcaster will mark down the price on some of its shows from $1.99 to 99 cents. (MediaMemo) Moonves also boasted about the importance of retransmission fees and growth at the company’s cable channels. (paidContent)

Roberts, Zucker To Appear Before House Judiciary Committee; the House Judiciary Committee will hold a Feb. 25 hearing in which Comcast CEO Brian Roberts and NBC Universal president Jeff Zucker will discuss their proposed $30 billion joint venture. (Multichannel News)

Will You Pay for Hulu on the iPad? It May Be Your Only Choice; the most likely scenario for Hulu to appear on the iPad is one where access to its videos comes as part of a subscription package. (MediaMemo)

The People Of Twitter Think NBC’s Olympics Coverage Sucks; NBC is driving people on the Internet crazy by tape-delaying coverage of the Olympics until primetime, with roughly two thirds of tweets about the NBC Olympics coming up as negative. (TechCrunch)

Sports Leagues Monetizing Video Content Online; led by the trailblazing efforts of Major League Baseball, other top US sports leagues have made huge strides in streaming live-game content on a paid basis. (eMarketer)

2010 Looks Brighter for Digital Media; online video continues to capitalize on the continued increase in media fragmentation, consumer-generated content, and a rising generation of consumers very comfortable using their computers as primary or secondary entertainment devices. (MarketingVox)

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