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Vid-Biz: Jersey Shore, Hulu, Ustream

Viacom’s Dauman: People Would Pay For Jersey Shore Uncensored; According to Viacom CEO, the company is looking for subscription opportunities, which could include gaming or more access to on-demand video. (paidContent)

Waiting to Pay For Hulu? Wait a While Longer; the Los Angeles Times said Hulu could roll out a subscription service “as soon as May 24,” but people familiar with the company say there’s no way a Hulu Plus will be up and running by then. (MediaMemo)

Univision to Offer All 64 World Cup Soccer Games On-Demand; digital subscribers will be able to access any game 24 hours after it airs, representing the first time that all the games from a World Cup tournament have been available via VOD. (InteractiveTV Today)

RIP Online Video, Long Live Video; YouTube’s Hunter Walk lays out five predictions for the future of video. (Huffington Post)

Canoe Reveals Partners for Interactive Ads; the company tasked with implementing the U.S. cable industry’s plans for interactive advertising has signed separate agreements with Comcast Networks, Discovery Communications, NBC Universal and Rainbow Media. (InteractiveTV Today)

Ustream Asia Debuts, New iPhone Apps For Japan; four months after a major investment from Japan’s SoftBank, the live streaming firm has officially launched Ustream Asia, a joint venture with TV Bank Corporation. (a unit of SoftBank). (TechCrunch)