What's A Cord Mommy?

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What's A Cord Mommy?
Number 114
Broadcast Date March 4, 2013
Episode Length 1:09:07
Hosts Brian Brushwood, Tom Merritt, Justin Robert Young, Derrick Chen

Viewers and advertisers flocking to streaming video, HitBliss money for "free" content, US TV director against illegal downloads.

Show Segments

Opening Video

Average Party: Official Trailer

The Big Story

  • Viewers are flocking to streaming video content — and so are advertisers. [1]
  • YouTube’s show-me-the-money problem. [2]
  • With HitBliss, viewers earn money for 'free' movies and TV by watching personalized ads. [3]

Another Big Story

Game of Thrones director says 'cultural buzz' more important than ratings for survival. [4] [5]


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  • Hulu's future uncertain as Disney and News Corp. reportedly discuss selling their stakes. [6]
  • Sony 4K movie service will work with PS4, require 100GB-plus downloads. [7]
  • Cablevision sues Viacom for forcing it to pay for channels no one wants. [8]
  • CBS considers producing original content for streaming services. [9]
  • Amazon Instant video scores deal with Scripps networks, for HGTV, DIY, Food Network, Travel Channel and more. [10]
  • TMN Go launches on iOS and the web, brings HBO Go-style experience to Canadians. [11]
  • Netflix nabs exclusive streaming rights for The Hunger Games, available in the UK and Ireland from March 3. [12]

Tube Tops

  • YouTube for iOS gets AirPlay-like video ‘beaming’ for smart TVs, Xbox 360 and PS3, Capture support. [13]
  • CSeed unveils the world's largest outdoor led tv. [14]

Film Falm

  • David Cross: Arrested Development on Netflix is going to redefine what TV can be. [15]
  • Film to be distributed via games console for first time. [16]
  • Social Studios turns your Facebook feed into a TV show. [17]
  • The Shield is on Hulu! [18]

Premiering This Week

Oz the Great and Powerful premieres this week.

What We're Watching


  • British House of Cards
  • Regular Show


  • Americans
  • Archer
  • Futurama
  • Top Chef
  • The Walking Dead
  • Silver Linings Playbook


  • The Walking Dead


  • Community
  • House of Cards
  • Game of Thrones promo


  • Richard B. can't stop watching "Memorex."
  • A viewer wants recommendations for logging the TV and movies they watch.

Great Quotes

Fun Facts



Preceded by:
"Nielsen To Rate The Internet"
What's A Cord Mommy?
Followed by:
"Canada Is A Myth"