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No Good TV is Very Good Web Video

May 24, 2007 3:56 PM

Want to see a really cool user interface for online video? Go to NGTV.com

The content is a little risqué—if you don’t like the F-bomb—don’t go.

But No Good TV site does something really impressive – it integrates the control we want from Web videos with the high-quality professional feel of an MTV. The short programs are highly edited and produced with smart graphics, while a very cool design wraps around the video player.

Getting the hang of navigating the site will take a minute or two, but once you do finding your way around is pretty intuitive. You can swoop between channels and shows and also watch a top videos list. The best parts include the interstitials and the moments when a host pops up on screen but outside of the video player to show you around the site.

Here are links to a couple shows:

Shrek Happy Endings

Cast of Spider-Man 3

Or hop around the site and discover what you like or don’t like.

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[...] NGTV.com officially announced beta launch on May 1st, and they have employed a multi-channel strategy with distribution beyond just their own site (which is commended by Daisy Whitney for its great UI). Not surprisingly, they’re largest viewership is through YouTube. What is surprising is to what extent they are getting noticed. With seven new videos last week, No Good TV CRUSHED the viewership of NBC and CBS on YouTube, even combined. [...] [Read More]

Comments (1)

Mark:

Last week, No Good TV's YouTube viewership blasted that of NBC and CBS combined despite having only 7 new videos vs. the 45 or so between the two networks. Check out the chart and details at www.tubemogul.com/blog... they're certainly making an impact.

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