YouTube’s interest in creating its own original content has piqued once again, with rumors that they plan to acquire production company Next New Networks. The production company is responsible for two of the most popular YouTube videos this year, “Bed Intruder Song” and “The Key of Awesome.” Remember, Google owns YouTube and they are desperate for professionally made Google TV content. Will 50 million views online translate to television success? Read the full story at CNet.com
YouTube Seeking Original Content
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).