The trusty TV Guide site finally woke up to the world of online video. This is something Web 2.0 site MeeVee began doing last fall. At launch, the Gemstar version of an online video guide (in beta) services network-generated content rather than CGM cataloged elsewhere on the Web. Fox’s new show “Drive” seems to receive top billing throughout the category pages, it shares the same corporate parent as Gemstar. The online video guide is network agnostic and lists clips and content for all networks and cable broadcasters as well as content from movie clips. Ads are served on the site, but click through to video content takes you to the host’s page.
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