CBSi chief: Clicker being integrated into

In a video interview backstage at GigaOM RoadMap, CBS Interactive President Jim Lanzone said that community site will be getting a lot more personal by integrating backend technology from Clicker, his former startup. The move follows a bigger strategic focus on video at CBS Interactive.

Come see the future of TV at GigaOM RoadMap

GigaOM RoadMap is all about examining how connectedness changes everything around us. CBS Interactive President Jim Lanzone, CEO Bob Bowman and thePlatform CEO Ian Blaine will join us to talk about how content is distributed and consumed thanks to the Internet in an all-digital world.

Yidio launches alerts, telling you when shows come online

Can’t remember when your favorite shows are on? Don’t know when Hulu will out up the next episode? Then you’re the right target audience for Yidio’s new alerts, which can be customized to ping you via Facebook, Twitter or email every time content becomes available. wants to be your social TV guide online

A new site called is trying to bring users the best movie and TV recommendations across a number of online video services, leveraging their interests and social graph to surface streaming videos that they might be interested in.

With A New Interactive Chief, Will CBS Head to Hulu?

CBS has had a good run with its TV shows both on traditional broadcast and online, even without being on Hulu. But with a new boss taking over CBS Interactive and the general manager of CBS’s online entertainment division departing, will the company’s digital strategy change?

CBS Buys Clicker, Names Lanzone Head of Interactive

CBS announced today that it has acquired online video search service, and will replace outgoing CBS Interactive head Neil Ashe with Clicker CEO Jim Lanzone. Clicker will integrate nicely with CBS and, providing easy-to-use search functionality and personalized recommendations.

Web Originals Lead Voting for Clicker’s Best of 2010 Awards

The Best of Clicker 2010 Awards may start getting recognized as the online video world’s awards season kick-off, for the second year running announcing audience favorites from ontent available online, including TV, film and web original series — with web shows dominating in terms of vote totals.

Facebook’s Big Media Play: We’ll Tell You What to Watch

Facebook may become more directly engaged in your television consumption, thanks to a new press to media companies for greater integration. With Clicker already using Facebook to power its recommendation engine, the social network’s abilities to suggest what to watch may grow further.

Is the Social Graph Good for Video Recommendations?

Clicker is moving beyond search with a site redesign that will allow it to serve up feeds or personalized recommendations. To do so, it’s partnered with Facebook to access data from the social graph to offering users relevant videos. But how good is that data?

Kylo Browser Joins With Clicker for Search

Hillcrest Labs announced a new edition of its TV-optimized Kylo browser today, with major integration with’s TV-optimized programming guide to help users view online content on a 10-foot experience. Kylo also now offers a UK edition, as well as Windows Media Center integration.

Web-to-TV Video Content Revenue to Hit $17B in 2014

The act of watching online video on one’s television might experience a serious boom in the next five years. According to In-Stat, by the year 2014 57 million US households will be watching online content on their TVs, with revenue potentially reaching $17 billion.

5 Questions With…Clicker CEO Jim Lanzone

Today we spotlight Jim Lanzone, who, prior to founding, was CEO of and Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Redpoint Ventures. Below, he submits the phrase “nanocasting” for approval, sings the praises of Double Rainbow and explains why using is better than having a brain hemorrhage.

Want to Find Network TV Online? Better Be Quick

“When it comes to network TV online, what goes up must come down.” That’s the key finding of an exhaustive study performed by video search site Clicker, which looked at how much network TV makes its way online — and how much of it stays online.

5 Questions With…Producer Wilson Cleveland

The actor, producer of multiple web series and senior vice-president of digital media at CJP Communications discusses web video’s trouble with discoverability, his secret crush on and the difficulties that come with producing branded content.

Clicker Gets $11M to Become Brand Name for Finding Web TV

At least in terms of branding and industry recognition, Clicker is doing the best job so far of being a television guide for the web. That’s why the company — which only launched three months ago — just got $11 million in Series B funding.

Boxee's Open Attempt to Crack the Closed World of Content

Boxee next Monday will launch a new consumer electronics device on which the open source media center platform will run: the Boxee Box. But it faces numerous challenges, including keeping its platform open and wooing content partners. And it must handle said content partners with care.

Want a Clicker Invite?

NewTeeVee readers can get early access to the hot new beta in town, Clicker. The site’s friendly interface makes it easy to…