This and that: 11 bil vids served; “Hannah Montana” pic on Dis Channel; Three Stooges do the Hulu; “Soul Train” changes hands; Betty White alert!

Wonder why the Internet seems to be moving slower and slower these days? Maybe it’s because of all theLaptopclipart  18-34-year-olds out there hogging all the bandwidth.

Internet ratings provider has comScore let loose some eye-opening stats about Internet vid consumption. For starters, comScore estimates that U.S. consumers watched 11 billion Internet vids in April, running an average of 2.8 minutes a pop. The average Web surfer watched 228 minutes of video online during the month, with 18-34-year-olds being the heaviest-viewing demo at an average of 287 minutes. More than 70% of U.S. online users watched some online vid during the month. YouTube alone accounted for 4.1 billion, or 38%, of those 11 billion vids viewed, which breaks down to 49.8 vids for each of its 82.1 million viewers. MySpace ranked No. 2 with 481 million vids served up to 46 million viewers…

Hannahmontana … The Disney Channel may help pull some of those people away from their computer screens next month with the smallscreen debut of its 3-D theatrical sensation “Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds” concert pic. Mouse House will hand out free 3-D glasses at Wal-Mart Stores (while supplies last, which probably won’t be long) starting July 5 in preparation for the pic’s July 26 premiere on Disney Channel. There’s also a brand-new Hannah Montana seg set to bow July 20 to whip up more enthusiasm for the concert pic. I’m thinking the “Best of Both Worlds” telecast is gonna be huge for Disney Channel — maybe not “High School Musical 2” 17 million-plus viewers big, but I wouldn’t be surprised if it comes close. Ask anyone who’s done a blog post on “Hannah Montana” — it’s the gift that keeps on giving, traffic-wise….

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