UFC Suing Justin.TV & UStream Over Pirate Streams

Back in March, live streaming provider Livestream issued a zero-tolerance policy in an open letter to the industry. The Ultimate Fighting Championships wishes that other streaming platforms offered the same assurances right about now.

Pay-Pay-View events, like the UFC’s, have traditionally been high priced affairs that attract a loyal fanbase, but limits the appeal to [...]

More Concerts Set to Stream

The music industry is slowly reinventing itself with a heavy emphasis on live performances.

To that end, VEVO and YouTube, with sponsorship from American Express, are launching an online concert series called “Unstaged.” The first show under the moniker will be Arcade Fire, which will stream their Aug. 5 concert from Madison Square Garden live. [...]

RFP: The Web Series

I got my first peek at the web series “RFP” a few months ago at a Big Screen / Little Screen meetup. It was one of the funniest, most original webisodes I’d seen in a while, and was excited for their launch. It was a hysterical send up of a typical pitch meeting at an [...]

Happy Birthday, Captain Morgan

I love a good party. Any celebration that calls for excessive imbibing (but not driving!), I’m all for, like Cinco de Mayo, New Years, St. Patty’s Day, and milestone birthdays.

And so it is with great joy that I offer my most sincere birthday wishes to Captain Morgan on his 375 (ish)th birthday. Break Media, [...]

Webby Award for Viral Video Goes to The Muppets

This year’s Webby Awards named The Muppets version of Bohemian Rhapsody as their top viral video of the year, beating out traditional UGC king of the year, David After Dentist.

Personally, I think these should be in separate categories, but I’m not on the committee (yet. you reading this, Chris?!?).

The Champion (wait, wrong Queen song), below. [...]