: MarketWatch’s Bambi Francisco speculates that Yahoo will (or should) start online reality TV or sports channels.
Didn’t they spend a fortune on Broadcast.com and then kill it?
But Francisco’s not wrong. Times have changed. Yahoo would be positioned to start original programming. It is thick with entertainment execs — Terry Semel, Jim Moloshok (who was just shifted full-time to the business of entertainment). And, as I’ve been blathering here for sometime, the cost of production is plummeting at the same time that traditional networks are starting venture into starting online networks. Lines blur. Opportunities emerge.
Want to start a reality show? Do it on your own. Then get distribution on Yahoo. The same goes for radio shows. Even blogs….