'Home Purchasing Club' first to be offered
VH1 has launched a syndicated video player on its broadband channel VSPOT.First up on the player will be the original series “Home Purchasing Club,” a shortform satire of home-shopping channels, from Jordan Levin’s Generate. Player and Web-exclusive series will launch Nov. 27 with a new episode each week. Skein is created and exec produced by Sean Masterson (“Whose Line Is It Anyway?”) and features stars from “Saturday Night Live,” “Whose Line” and “Drew Carey’s Improv All Stars.” The syndicated player offers users and Web publishers the ability to “snag” the player and VSPOT content for their own sites. The player also offers search and “send-to-a-friend” capabilities.
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