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The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American commercial broadcasting television network and former radio network headquartered in the GE Building in New York City’s Rockefeller Center with additional major offices near Los Angeles and in Chicago. NBC is sometimes referred to as the “Peacock Network,” due to its stylized peacock logo, created originally for its color broadcasts.
Formed in 1926 by the Radio Corporation of America (RCA), NBC was the first major ...

4.5 Hours of Video Viewed Per User at Google, 5.4 Billion Video Ads in November

4.5 Hours of Video Viewed Per User at Google, 5.4 Billion Video Ads in November

ComScore dropped their monthly Video Metrix on us the other day and I've just been so busy that I couldn't get to it until now. All that research I was doing myself was taking up some time. But here we are, just a couple weeks ...

Netflix Builds Better Mousetrap, Learns ABCs

Netflix Builds Better Mousetrap, Learns ABCs

So yeah, remember those studios who said Netflix is growing too fast and they are trying to band together and stop the "evil streaming empire" from continuing its wildfire-like spread? Well apparently, none of them had large black mouse ears because today, Netflix built a ...

Hulu's Domestic Disputes Leading to International Expansion?

Hulu's Domestic Disputes Leading to International Expansion?

Hulu, as far as I'm concerned, is in trouble. Their Hulu Plus service, which costs $7.99, is overpriced and still shows a ridiculous amount of ads and a limited amount of content. Their partners (and part-owners) like NBCU are making content deals outside of the ...

Online Video Moves: NetFlix Streams, FilmOn Fights, Broadcast Goes Mobile

Online Video Moves: NetFlix Streams, FilmOn Fights, Broadcast Goes Mobile

Another quick look at some things going on in online video recently including broadcasters not online embracing online video but mobile video as well yet still struggling to find their exact place in the new age of digital media and trying desperately to maintain their ...

Why Facebook TV Would Beat Google TV & Apple TV Platforms

Why Facebook TV Would Beat Google TV & Apple TV Platforms

Let me start off by saying that Facebook TV doesn't even exist. As we follow the evolution of internet TV with bated breath, much of the conversation has revolved around platforms coming from Google and Apple. And it sounds like Microsoft is primed to make ...

October 2010 US Online Video Rankings, Hulu Tops 1 Billion Video Ads

October 2010 US Online Video Rankings, Hulu Tops 1 Billion Video Ads

comScore has once again let loose with the who's who in online video otherwise known as its monthly Video Metrix. The gist is that 175 million U.S. Internet users watched online video content in October for an average of 15.1 hours per viewer. The total ...

Online Video Moves: The Mouse, the Peacock and Digital Media Distribution

Online Video Moves: The Mouse, the Peacock and Digital Media Distribution

There have been some moves recently by big names in online video. I've compiled them here as just a quick list to help keep you all in the loop. The big news involves Disney, Hulu, NBC Universal and NetFlix. I know you don't think it ...

C-level Executive Conversations: The Filter - Entertainment, Optimized

C level Executive Conversations: The Filter   Entertainment, Optimized

This is the first in a series of conversations ReelSEO will have with C-level officers of emerging companies in the rapidly expanding digital video arena.  We'll want to know what makes these leaders tick, what makes their business models special, what keeps them up at ...

The Sunday News Reel – Week of 18-24 October, 2010

The Sunday News Reel – Week of 18 24 October, 2010

Brrr! It's cold over here (well at night anyway). I do believe there's snow at the top of the local mountain already. That would be Ještěd for those that are interested, on a clear winter day I can see it from my office window, we ...

Hulu Considers Slashing Hulu Plus Subscription Price In Half

Hulu Considers Slashing Hulu Plus Subscription Price In Half

Hulu Plus, the premium service from the video site owned by ABC, NBC, and CBS, is weighing a 50% price cut, according to All Things Digital.  The service would presumably remain the same, but cost only $4.95 per month instead of the current $9.95.

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