If you like "Best Week Ever" -- which has its moments for me but I 
never record it or remember to catch it -- you might like "Best Night 
Ever."  But maybe not.  Can they keep it fresh?  Can they keep it 
interesting?  They've got one advantage over me and other video 
bloggers like RB, Kitka, Steve Garfield, Moments Showing, etc.  
They've got more money.  But that doesn't mean they've got better 
ideas, personality, writing.  They'll have higher production value 
(sets, locations, sound, lighting, etc) but they may not be able to 
translate that into audience.  I think so much depends on the value 
of the content.  Viewers of video blogs are willing to accept lower 
production value for more personal, more independent, offbeat, 
quirky, honest, edgy, sexy material -- or whatever it is the Internet 
video users is searching for.  Some part of me instinctively flinches 
at the entrance of established commercial media, but another part of 
me thinks: bring it on.  You guys make such terrible, mediocre crap, 
come on to my playing field and let's rumble.  In the end the 
commercial media entry into Internet video blogging may have a 
salutory effect: ultimately it validates Internet video as a 
worthwile market.



--- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, Pete Prodoehl <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 
> Another source of daily video:
> New VH1 Podcasts Give Viewers One More Way to Enjoy Its Top Shows 
> Events. "Best Week Ever", VH1's highly popular series will jettison 
> the world of podcasting with a nightly video podcast "Best Night 
> <URL:http://www.marketwatch.com/tools/quotes/newsarticle.asp?
> So what is the impact on videoblogging?
> Pete
> -- 
> http://tinkernet.org/
> videoblog for the future...

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