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MTV, maligned by some for their programming shift, has focused less on music videos and more on reality programming as of late. Out of this has come a good amount of mini-documentaries chronicling subjects such as severe wight loss, eating disorders, steroids and drug addiction in teens. It’s kind of a pity that credibility-suckers like The Real World and Jersey …
It’s become clear that the television industry is at the beginning of a revolution as connected TVs and devices that bring the web to TV are really starting to hit mainstream interest. There are plenty of reasons to speculate that the industry will go through a similar pattern as we’ve seen with print and music.
Update: YouTube has officially announced Vevo.
Original article 03/05: The number one video site in the US and the world’s largest music label are said to be cooking up a deal and a new service. YouTube and Universal Music Group are reportedly in talks to create a premium online music video service.
Everyone’s favorite (or mine at least) online DVD rental provider Netflix has signed a new deal with Logo, a cable channel owned by MTV Networks that specializes in gay and lesbian-themed programming.
According to Variety, under the deal Netflix will exclusively distribute 3 shows via its rental service.
In exchange, Logo will promote Netflix on the channel, and on it’s 36gay.com and NewNowNext.com websites.
In an effort to compete with Apple, Microsoft said today that it is adding downloadable television shows from Comedy Central, MTV, NBC, and others to its online Zune store.
The new content also includes programs from Nickelodeon, Turner Broadcasting and VH1, Microsoft said. Titles include "South Park" which is already available for free online, "The Office", "Battlestar Galactica", "Heroes" and "Spongebob SquarePants."
MTV jettisoned into the teen consciousness back in the Eighties by having a presence on the powerful new platform of cable programming. It was video that killed the radio star back then, but these days, it could be the Web star wielding the knife, and MTV’s on board with another powerful new platform.
88SLIDE: the daily one minute trivia challenge is one podcast that I catch every day. It’s a one-minute game show … and I love game shows. Total gameshow junkie. Always have been. Plus, a total useless data / information / trivia junkie. I coulda been a contender on Jeopardy. But, was always too lazy.
I want my I want my I want my MTV mobile messaging platform. Somehow it just doesn’t have the same ring as the slogan of my youth but then again, it’s not my youth anymore is it. As recent studies show, this generation of youth likes the instant messaging phenom and MTV plans on utilizing it.
With the MTV/Xbox announcement looming, many have begun to look ahead to the next Xbox launch, which should occur in time for the 2005 holiday season. Not only are people speculating about the launch date, but the price point for the upcoming console has been discussed too.
With the help of LOTR’s Master Frodo or Elijah Wood, MTV will be the first to provide a sneak peak at Microsoft’s perhaps most anticipated product ever, the next generation Xbox. So far, the console’s title has not been announced, but there are rumors that indicate the next Xbox will be called the Xbox 360.