40 posts and columns on NewTeeVee
This one’s so obvious, the real surprise is that it hasn’t been done before. If you’re itching to buy your pal the latest work by Will Ferrell but want to see it right away yourself, this is the offer for you.
There is no shortage of places to watch TV shows free on the Web. There’s a glut of them, really. But here comes another: AT&T Entertainment. How is it different than Hulu, TV.com, Sling.com, Fancast, etc.? It’s not.
Earlier this summer, Twitter was blamed for torpedoing movies like “Bruno” and “Funny Business.” Now the micromessaging service is being heralded for giving Quentin Tarantino’s “Inglourious Basterds” a big boost. Actual evidence that Twitter has any effect at all on box office revenue is scant at best. But this is a story Hollywood is going to love anyway.
Was Barack Obama’s presidential inauguration a big day for Web video? Yes. Was it a record day? No one knows. That’s because Web video metrics, which are supposed to be much more precise than television’s, are still pretty raw.