Overdosing on HuffPost Live

Streaming network innovates, though lacks gravitas

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On Monday, at 10 a.m. EST, a stopwatch timer finally ticked to zero and Arianna Huffington's trademarked accent broke the silence from a burgundy-colored leather couch to launch a next-level experiment that in the digital media world is nothing short of unprecedented. Joined in the wood-paneled living room set by Huffington Post founding editor Roy Sekoff, HuffPost Live was under way, ready to inundate viewers with an avalanche of daily video content—12 hours per day, to be exact.

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