Saturday, October 11, 2008

YouTube to Offer TV Shows With Ads Strewn Through - NYTimes.com

Back to the future – see the full article for some of the included shows

After months of experimenting with long-form video, YouTube said on Friday it would start offering full-length episodes of some television shows on its sprawling Web site.

The staggering growth of YouTube — five billion videos were viewed there in July — has come primarily from short videos that last only a few minutes. But Internet users are gradually becoming more comfortable watching longer videos online, prompting YouTube’s commitment to the format.

YouTube to Offer TV Shows With Ads Strewn Through - NYTimes.com

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