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NBC To Pick Up Carson’s Cyberspace

Posted by Christopher Stone Categories: NBC, Internet, Video,

Television programming is migrating to the Internet faster than birds can transport Avian Flu to North America.  On the other wing, NBC-TV is looking to bring Internet fare to their “must-see” schedule. The Peacock Network has all but signed for Carson’s Cyberhood, a half-hour showcase for homemade video productions that are making the Internet rounds (think Brokeback Mountain parodies and sendups of the Bush administration). Carson Daly has already cowboyed up as host and co-producer.  NBC envisions the series as a 21st Century take on the durable America’s Funniest Home Videos format.  As on the aforementioned series, Carson’s Cyberhood will have clips vying for a cash prize.  Featured clips will run from 20 seconds to two minutes.  Eventually NBC hopes that the clips submitted will be created specifically for the series, rather than for the Internet.

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