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Google Wrapping Up Groundbreaking Deals To Launch 25+ Professionally Produced YouTube Channels: Debut In January

By DAVID LIEBERMAN, Executive Editor | Friday October 14, 2011 @ 4:02pm

EXCLUSIVE: Iíve learned that Google has put Hollywood on notice to keep mum as it prepares to announce its big plan to redefine YouTube with 25 or so channels that will offer professionally produced news, information and entertainment. Google plans to spend an estimated $150M for the services ó top tier channels would get about $5M apiece. Iím told that the search giant wants to unveil its initial slate of channels by the end of this month. Theyíd go live in January.
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$150M is pocket change for Google, so I suppose this is totally plausible. Will be interesting to see what they've got planned.
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