Posts Tagged ‘ Fred ’

Are You Ready For A “Fred” Movie?

Mar 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Variety reports that YouTube wunderkind Lucas Cruikshank is making the jump to television, taking his “Fred” character to Nickelodeon via a series of TV movies: Fred: The Movie is based on the YouTube character Fred Figglehorn, created and played by Lucas Cruikshank. “Fred” centers on a socially awkward and emotionally immature kid with a wild […]

Here’s A Question For NBC – Why Is “Fred” Bigger Online Than Your Coverage Of The Olympics?

Feb 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video, Video Podcasts, Video Software

NBC has put out a press release hyping its coverage of the 2010 Olympics. Some of the highlights: They’ve delivered 8.1 million video streams to date; They’ve had 13.6 million unique visitors; and Traffic to is up 200% over 4 years ago. That sounds pretty impressive – until you consider that this Fred video, […]

Not Kidding: Squeaky-Voiced ‘Fred’ Approaching 1 Million Subscribers

Apr 1st, 2009 | By | Category: Video

It is April Fools’ Day, and all day long, I have been shocked and scandalized by what I’ve been reading. Post-menopausal friends are pregnant. Asheville, North Carolina’s Mountain Express is giving up its print edition in favor of an online all-Twitter version. Google promises a new user experience for its YouTube viewers involving upside-down images. […]

YouTube Wants To Replace Fred With Hollywood A-List Talent

Jan 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

The New York Times reports that YouTube is working with Hollywood talent agency William Morris on a deal that would place the company’s clients into made-for-the-Web productions: The deal would underscore the ways that distribution models are evolving on the Internet. Already, some actors and other celebrities are creating their own content for the Web, […]

Do Conferences Matter Anymore?

Nov 13th, 2008 | By | Category: Commentary, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video, Video Podcasts

The New Tee Vee conference is underway today in San Francisco. Om Malik, one of the conference’s founders, says they started the event “in order to closely track and monitor the growth of online video.” This year’s gathering features panels and presentations from people involved in “old tee vee” (the creator of the CSI: series, […]

TubeMogul Marketplace Wants To Hook You Up With Advertisers

Sep 5th, 2008 | By | Category: Making Money with Podcasts, Video, Video Podcasts, Vlogs

TubeMogul has announced a new service, TubeMogul Marketplace, that is designed to hook up video producers with advertisers: We just launched “TubeMogul Marketplace,” a “dating” site aimed at connecting online video producers with advertisers, investors and others looking for opportunities in new media. The site features searchable profiles of Web shows, including each show’s cross-site […]