Look for an announcement from NBCU regarding a content deal with user-generated content site Break.com. NBCU Chief Digital Officer George Kliavkoff on Tues told an audience at iHollywood Forum’s Digital Media Summit in L.A. that the deal is complete and to expect a press release on Wed. — Facebook’s deal with Comcast’s Ziddio to create a show based on its user-generated video for the MSO’s VOD platform (Cfax, 2/7) may only be the beginning. Dan Rose, Facebook vp, biz dev, said at iHollywood Forum’s Digital Media Summit on Tues that the social networking site is "also in discussions with linear TV channels to produce something like this." He didn’t give details but said the company continues to look at deals that bring U-G content to the TV platform. "We’re doing something that’s really different and unique, and a potentially new paradigm," he said.

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