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VW, TLC Launch Web Series

TLC.com has launched a branded entertainment Web video series in conjunction with sponsor partner Volkswagen of America.The five-part reality series, The Great Getaway, focuses on family travel and features the…

August 18, 2010, 12:00 AM EDT

Spanfeller Preps Foodie Launch for Web

Former Forbes.com CEO Jim Spanfeller is going after the explosive food category on the Web.Spanfeller, who has spent the past year building out a consulting business, recently secured funding to…

August 10, 2010, 12:00 AM EDT

Fox News' Digital Divide

In the cable TV news world, Fox News Channel is a force to be reckoned with. So why does the network continually get its digital clock cleaned --…

August 9, 2010, 12:00 AM EDT

Humor Site Cracks Up iPad Screens

Cracked.com, born out of the now defunct Cracked magazine, which folded in 2007 after numerous relaunches, has launched an iPad app.While the new app repurposes much of the site’s existing…

July 26, 2010, 12:00 AM EDT

Simultaneous Viewing and Surfing Commonplace

If you never surf the Web while watching TV, you are distinctly in the minority.That’s according to a new study conducted by Nielsen on behalf of Yahoo, which found that…

July 8, 2010, 12:00 AM EDT

Monstrous: Syfy Turns to IGN Community

Syfy is reaching out to the IGN community to find the next Sharktopus.Sharktopus is the highly anticipated original Syfy movie featuring a deadly beast that is presumable half shark and…

June 23, 2010, 12:00 AM EDT

Former Time Inc. Exec Acquires Ziff Assets

Former Time Inc. digital executive Vivek Shah has snatched up technology publisher Ziff Davis in conjunction with the Boston-based Great Hill Partners. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Shah, who…

June 4, 2010, 12:00 AM EDT

NBC Bows 'Fan It' Rewards Program Online

As it looks to bounce back from another disappointing season, NBC is urging its viewers to become advocates of their favorite shows through a rewards-based program called Fan It.Similar to…

May 13, 2010, 12:00 AM EDT

Anti-Maxim MadePossible to Launch July

According to Michael Rideout, twenty-something guys don’t just want photos of sexy babes and articles about beer pong strategies from their media. They want substance.Based on that theory, Rideout, a…

May 9, 2010, 12:00 AM EDT

Tiger Woods Drives CBS' Traffic

Tiger Woods' return to the links proved nearly as popular as Butler vs. Duke -- in terms of Web traffic, at any rate.Masters Live, CBS’ live streaming of select holes…

April 9, 2010, 12:00 AM EDT