Alex Woodson


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New Chief at CBS Interactive

Digital

NEW YORK CBS Corp. has elevated Quincy Smith from president to CEO of its CBS Interactive division as it completed its acquisition of CNET Networks. The company also named former [...]

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NBC Signs On for VideoCensus

Digital

NEW YORK NBC will become the first broadcast network to make its show-specific streaming demographic data available through Nielsen Online’s VideoCensus. The first batch of this data will be released [...]

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MySpace Gets Makeover

Digital

NEW YORK News Corp.’s MySpace said Friday that it would roll out a redesigned home page, TV player and other enhancements beginning next week. The social networking giant also will [...]

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MySpace Gets Makeover

Digital

News Corp.’s MySpace said Friday that it would roll out a redesigned home page, TV player and other enhancements beginning next week. The social networking giant also will overhaul site [...]

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Garrett Preps Online Dating Show

TV / Video

NEW YORK Brad Garrett is making his foray into digital entertainment with Dating Brad Garrett, an online reality show he is starring in and executive producing. Dating hails from Sony [...]

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MySpace Collaborates With Coelho

Brand Marketing

NEW YORK News Corp.’s MySpace is collaborating with best-selling Brazilian author Paulo Coelho to make a user-generated movie of his book The Witch of Portobello. Users can submit videos focusing [...]

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Internet Week Kicks off in New York

Digital

Internet Week kicked off here with a Monday evening reception at Gracie Mansion. Speaking at the event, Mayor Michael Bloomberg remarked that, though other industries in New York are experiencing [...]

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Coolspotters Links Celebs, Products

Digital

NEW YORK Coolspotters, a new Web site that presents products celebrities are using, launched Wednesday in beta with Pepsi signed on as the exclusive launch sponsor. The site, CoolSpotters.com, has [...]

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MRC, Second City Form ‘Quarantine’

TV / Video

NEW YORK Media Rights Capital and the Second City are partnering for an online comedy venture. The project, dubbed “The Second City’s Quarantine,” will launch this year and feature original [...]

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WB Network Reborn Online

TV / Video

NEW YORK Warner Bros. Television Group will launch TheWB.com as an ad-supported broadband home for its programming, new short-form series and related content. The site, which will debut in beta [...]

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GetBack Makes Debut

Digital

NEW YORK GetBack Media, a social network from the founders of DVD company Shout! Factory that’s geared for people over age 35, is set to launch Wednesday, stocked with music [...]

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MySpace Ups Jeff Berman

Digital

NEW YORK News Corp.’s MySpace has promoted Jeff Berman to the new post of president of sales and marketing. Berman was upped in January to executive vp content and marketing. [...]

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Lonelygirl15 Studio Rebrands, Attracts Investors

Digital

NEW YORK The studio behind Internet sensation lonelygirl15 has received funding from a group of investors including veterans of Netscape, Google and Mark Burnett Productions. LG15/Telegraph Ave. Prods., which is [...]

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PluggedIn Set for Launch

TV / Video

NEW YORK PluggedIn, a Web site focused on music videos and other music offerings, is expected to launch Wednesday in public beta with partnerships with Sony BMG, Universal Music Group [...]

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Street Mulls Prospects for Yahoo! Deal

TV / Video

NEW YORK Yahoo! might not be the most desirable bride, but that hasn’t stopped Microsoft, News Corp. and Time Warner from trying to lead it to the altar. The three [...]