Friday, June 23, 2006

There is VoD Gold at the end of the Rainbow !

A salient lesson in what works from the star and writer of 'The Office', Ricky Gervais.

His podcast pulls in a cool $900k a week. I can't see many UK radio stations willing to pay £26m a year (not even Chris Evans...) for a show, even with global syndication rights. So, going direct seems to be a real option for leading stars with a cult following.

It gives Narrowcasting a whole new angle.

Now that Howard Stern deal doesn't look so good after all..

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