Can video sites crack the original content code? HBO did.

You may have heard lately that online video sites like YouTube and Hulu are launching more original content.

Hard to resist, from their perspective.

Imagine having hundreds of millions of people come to your site every month to watch somebody else’s content.  In YouTube’s case, that somebody else is you and your pet videos.  On [...]

Are Your Tweets Good Enough For TV?

A 29-year-old with a 73-year-old dad posts funny things his dad says on Twitter, gets over 700,000 followers, a book deal and now a CBS sitcom.? Here’s the Twitter feed (warning, very adult language):? http://twitter.com/Shitmydadsays

We’ve seen talent and content cross media already, from TV to YouTube and back again, but this is the [...]