Saturday, December 25, 2010

Happy Digital Christmas!

Christmas 2.0:

Merry Christmas, Feliz Navidad, Fröhliche Weihnachten :)

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Ben Stiller's online entertainment activities

With Little Fockers hitting German theatres tomorrow, I just read about another project of Ben Stiller.
It's called Billy Glimmer and Ben Stiller stars in this web series as Glimmer, a celebrity entertainer in Las Vegas. Glimmer does a million impersonations and is very popular, but unfortunately not very good at it.

Billy Glimmer is Stiller’s latest project in online entertainment. Just recently, he directed his parents on the Stiller and Meara web series for Yahoo ( and has plans to launch a Zoolander animated series ( before Zoolander 2 hits theaters in 2013.

Sunday, December 19, 2010

ITV boosts its online activities

Just recently ITV launched Corrie Nation - an online social game - and also scripted online videos - which are entitled Tram Crash News Flash - in order to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its flagship soap opera Coronation Street:
The online videos contain specially filmed news bulletins, live reports and eyewitness accounts from the scene of a horrific tram crash:

Now, ITV plans a 5x5 series of webisodes to coincide with the return of sci-fi series Primeval. The webisodes will launch on a new Primeval website and they are set in the period between the third and fourth series. They will introduce new characters, such as Philip Burton, Matt and Jess, while giving fans their first glimpse at the new ARC facility.

Here is the trailer:

What do you think about ITV's crossplatform activities?

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Most Popular YouTube Videos of 2010

YouTube is one of the most popular platforms to share your videos. Here are the Top 10 of the most watched videos of the year:

#1 Bed Intruder Song

#2 "Tik Tok" KE$HA Parody: Glitter Puke

#3  Greyson Chance Singing "Paparazzi"

#4 Annoying Orange Wazzup

#5 The Man Your Man Could Smell Like

#6 Giant Double Rainbow

#7 This Too Shall Pass

#8 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Trailer

#9 Jimmy Surprises Bieber Fan

#10 Gymkhana Three, Part 2

My favourite was the Old Spice commercial. Which one was yours?

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Endemol develops Foursquare TV format

As C21 Media reports "Endemol USA has signed an exclusive development deal with Foursquare to produce an original TV format that will integrate the location-based check-in service."

Foursquare has about 5 million users worldwide. The deal with Endemol is happening out of the US, but the ambition is to produce a TV format which can travel and help building up a Foursquare user base beyond its domestic market.

I think that's an exciting, innovative idea and I'm looking forward to hear more about this project!
What about you?

Wednesday, December 8, 2010 content viewable via the "New Twitter"

Back in September, Twitter unveiled a new homepage design which included an enhanced sidebar that allows users now to incorporate YouTube videos, Flickr photos, Ustream, and iTunes's Ping social network, without leaving the news stream.

On Monday Twitter announced several new media partners, including Instagram, Dipdive, Rdio, and SlideShare. In addition, the social network has added to the list. is the next generation television network:

It gives Twitter users the ability to integrate more than 50,000 independently produced web TV shows from within their tweets.  

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

LAX - Follow The Black Pony

It's a Reality-Soap about 4 teenage boys who try to make their dream come true! The American Trevor, the Canadian Ryan and the German boys Eugen and Kevin want to start a career in the music business. They created the band "The Black Pony" and make now their first career steps not anywhere, but in Lalaland.
Within 10 episodes you can follow the young artists on their way to become popstars.

Take a look at LAX - Follow The Black Pony

Sunday, December 5, 2010

5th season of The Temp Life starts tomorrow!

The Temp Life was a nominee in the category Best Branded Entertainment web series at the Streamy Awards 2010. The series 5th Season debuts on December 6.

Check out the Season 4 recap:

And the Season 5 trailer:
Someone on the inside is plotting to have Nick humiliated and fired. Is it one of the temps? His boss? His own brother? Everyone's a suspect!

To watch previous episodes, go to or subscribe to its YouTube channel!

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Final Chapter of Ruby Skye P.I.

Have you checked out the Canadian comedy web series for tweens Ruby Skye P.I. yet?
If not you should at least watch the final episode today! Can Ruby solve the final mystery and win her friends back?

Here is the link:

Ruby Skye P.I. is a detective series for tweens. In her first mystery, "The Spam Scam", 15 year old Ruby discovers that a neighbour has fallen victim an email scam and vows to get her money back. The clues lead in all the wrong directions, though. Pretty soon, Ruby has no friends left...

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Weihnachts-Channel auf Myvideo (Xmas-channel on

Es ist klirrend kalt. Auf den Weihnachtsmärkten kann man sich mit Glühwein wärmen. Das erste Türchen des Adventskalenders wurde heute geöffnet.

Aber seid Ihr überhaupt schon in Weihnachtsstimmung?
Wenn ja, dann habe ich hier etwas für Euch.
Wenn nicht, dann werdet Ihr hiermit in vorweihnachtliche Stimmung gebracht. Versprochen!

Bei MyVideo gibt es nämlich seit heute die schönsten Weihnachtshits, leckersten Advents-Rezepte, Weihnachtsideen zum Selbermachen sowie Filme zum Kuscheln unterm Weihnachtsbaum.

Check it out: