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Turner signs deal with Kaneva (updated)

I don’t see any press releases about this but here is the word from Paid Content:“Now the Time Warner division will try for a relationship with a little more depth, signing a one-year deal with Kaneva to build and test virtual worlds for its entertainment networks. Turner gets access to Kaneva’s technology and tools to […]

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Joost adds Turner

Building up to the full commercial launch, Joost adds Turner to its content mix. From the AP business wire: “Joost, a company attempting to broadcast television via the Internet, said Tuesday it had signed several new content distribution agreements, including one with Turner Broadcasting System Inc. to show CNN news and interview programs. In Tuesday’s […]

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Turner’s Dennis Quinn on mobile content

From RCR Wireless News, Dennis Quinn talks about Turner’s vision for mobile content. From the interview: “Q: What is your overall philosophy or approach to mobile entertainment? The philosophy is that it’s a new technology with a lot of promise. We do not anticipate it’s going to be digested in the same way someone does […]

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Super Deluxe’s John Buzzell and Jim DiStefano

Thanks to a Metafilter thread I found this interview of Super Deluxe’s John Buzzell, VP of Product Development and Jim DiStefano, Community Director. From The Apiary:“Jim: Thanks for the kind words. We’re excited about Super Deluxe too. We began brainstorming in late 2005. Product development started soon after and content development kicked off in Summer […]

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Super Deluxe – Its Alive

Super Deluxe launched at some point in the last 12 hours. “Fresh like Hot Pockets. Hot like bad breath” They have a number of featured performers including Dave Foley and Brad Neely. They also have Fark TV.The content pages have all of the standard items; description, rating, embed, comments and send by email. All of […]

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WSJ on Turner’s New Media Strategy and Super Deluxe

From yesterday’s subscription required article, we get some more insight into the Turner new media strategy for ’07. From the article: “In recent months, the team has launched ACC Select, a subscription site which airs Atlantic Coast Conference basketball games along with other college sports; CNN Pipeline, a subscription-based online news video service; and another […]

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Turner’s David Rudolph on Super Deluxe and Second Life

I was fortunate enough to get an invitation to last night’s MIT Enterprise Forum of Atlanta event on “TV Transformed.” From the website: “New media” companies are being snapped up as industry stalwarts realize that they’re staring at a new reality. Despite the predictions for a new world of video on your PC, phone, MP3 […]

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X-Box Movie Downloads

Paidcontent has a review of the Microsoft announcement on additional X-Box features. From the press release: “Beginning Nov. 22, on its first anniversary, Xbox 360 will be the first gaming console in history to provide high-definition TV shows and movies directly to gamers in their living rooms. Xbox 360 gamers will have access to the […]

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Turner’s Super Deluxe Team

Digging around a little reveals some of the Super Deluxe team. From the announcement we know about Mark Lazarus and Drew Reifenberger. Then there is Greg Tyree’s blog mention. Greg is the TBS, Inc. VP of Web Development for Internet Technologies. The creative director, Todd Dominey makes a brief mention of the project. Joseph Trotz […]

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Turner’s Super Deluxe

The Hollywood Reporter announces Turner’s new broadband property, Super Deluxe. From the article: “Time Warner-owned Turner Broadcasting is scheduled to announce today its intent to launch a new multiplatform brand in January boasting original shortform videos laced with edgy humor from professional comics and ambitious amateurs alike. Dubbed Super Deluxe, the free, advertiser-supported venture will […]

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