Well, this is going to a downbeat finding for many Internet idealists. While many had heralded online video as a new medium, with opportunities galore of fringe program, the long tail, and so on, that’s not the way it’s playing out.
According to research from TNS and the Conference board, watching TV online has now replaced news as the most widely viewed content online. Underlying that finding? The number of people watching their favorite shows online has doubled year-over-year, and shows no sign of slowing.