MediaBytes – 06.20.07

VEOH has launched VeohTV, an application that aggregates video from thousands of video sources on the web. VeohTV pulls video feeds from all the major network sites, MySpace, Google, YouTube and “thousands of others.” It even allows recording of content and offers personalized recommendations based on viewing habits.

officially launched its social-networking, ad-supported music service. Imeem allows users to upload tracks for other users to stream. Artists receive a share of the revenue generated by advertising. The service launches with music from several well-known artists, including Jimi Hendrix, Sarah McLachlan, and Barenaked Ladies.

DISCOVERY struck a deal with STARCOM USA based on Nielsen’s “All Minute,” which provides minute-by-minute ratings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Discovery officials say this is the first agreement based on All Minute data.

NEUTROGENA has initiated a “promotional partnership” with “Lonelygirl15,” the popular Internet TV show. A character on the program will be identified as a Neutrogena employee, and the show will be promoted on Neutrogena’s site. Financial terms were not disclosed.

GETTY IMAGES will acquire PUMP AUDIO for $42 million. Pump provides music licensing for everything from network TV shows to podcasts.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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