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ESPN is an American global cable television network focusing on sports-related programming including live and recorded event telecasts, sports talk shows, and other original programming. Its name derives from Entertainment and Sports Programming Network.
Founded by Bill Rasmussen, his son Scott Rasmussen and Aetna insurance agent Ed Eagan, it launched on September 7, 1979, under the direction of Chet Simmons, the network’s President and CEO (and later the United States Football Le...

Online Video Viewership Sets Record In December

Online video viewership set a new record December 2008 with a 13% increase over the previous month according to a new report released from the comScore Video Metrix service.  According to the report, for the first time, more than 14.3 Billion videos were watched in …

Keepin Score With Video Metrics: Interview With ComScore’s Tania Yuki

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell interviews comScore's Video Metrix Product Manager, Tania Yuki. Tania shares some of the notable trends in the video measurement industry, why she believes that "2009 really is the time that the synergy of online video and commerce is going to happen," and what …

77% of Total U.S. Internet Audience Watches Online Video. – New Comscore Metrics for Nov 2008

comScore, a leader in measuring the digital world, today released November 2008 data from the comScore Video Metrix service showing that U.S. Internet users viewed 12.7 billion online videos during the month, representing an increase of 34 percent versus year ago. Hulu Retains #6 Ranking …

Hulu Moves Up In Rankings To 6th Most Visited Online Video Destination

comScore, a leader in measuring the digital world, today released October 2008 data from the comScore Video Metrix service, reporting that U.S. Internet users viewed 13.5 billion online videos during the month, representing an increase of 45 percent versus year ago. Hulu Moves Up to …

Kids and Teens Consume Most Online Video Content

Nielsen Online, a service of The Nielsen Company, today announced that per person, kids consumed more streams than those over 18, and spent more time watching online video from home in April (see Table 1). Kids 2-11 viewed an average of 51 streams and 118 …

OVGuide.com – Viewers Prefer Long-Form Videos

OVGuide, the Internet's most comprehensive guide to online video sites, including TV shows, movies, user-generated content and video games, today identified the top destinations for the month of May. The majority of the most popular sites, search terms and genres all consist of long-form content, …

Video Consumption Up 13% From Last Month

New comScore numbers say online video views reached 11.5 billion during the month of March. Consumption was up 13% from February and 64% from the same month last year. YouTube alone accounted for 4.3 billion of those views, making up 38% of the Web video …

ClipBlast Redefines Online Video Distribution – Playbox

ClipBlast!, the premier Web-wide video search and distribution platform, today unveiled ClipBlast! Playbox™, a detached, cross-platform viewer frame that can play video from sources across the Video Web. ClipBlast!'s patent-pending Playbox technology gives viewers a universal way to search, discover, watch and interact with video, …

Women Enjoy Network TV Online, Men Enjoy CGM

Nielson has released the results of a major study of online viewing habits. The study found that women are twice as likely as men to tune into network television on the web. Men 18-34 are twice as likely as women to watch user-generated content on …

AOL Truveo 2007 Most Popular Videos

AOL released its 2007 top searches in a variety of categories, based on the people, places and topics that received the largest volume of search queries on AOL Search (press-release). As part of this announcement, Truveo also released it's 2007 Year-end Hot Viral Videos list …

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