The video and IPTV news inundation continues. Here is this week’s roundup;
–"Punk’d" and "Beauty and the Geek" creators Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg will team up with AOL to deliver five new programs exclusively on AOL.com.
— ZDNet has an interesting piece on what John Nicol will do for MSN’s video and multimedia efforts.
— Business Week reports on Cisco’s move into the IPTV space through this interview with senior vice-president Mike Volpi.
— This interesting piece from Media Daily News explores the cultural differences that exist between traditional television ad sales, and the new IPTV paradigms emerging.
— Disney spin-off MovieBeam announced (reg req.) an on-demand service that will make movies available through a special set top box the same day they’re released on DVD.
— Comcast has announced it will add geographically targeted ads to some of its video on demand content.
— Olympic winning runs and highlights can be seen on the games’ official site here.
— Lastly, A Harris interactive study came out with some interesting numbers on how IPTV is being recognized and anticipated as an attractive alternative to cable and satellite.