RadiowavesThere's been quite a lot of online buzz surrounding' slivercasts'. The longtail points to the power of niche and slivercasts are the latest attempt to embed themselves in these niches.

A slivercast is effectively a television programme broadcast over the web. Nothing new really. However, these programmes don't attempt to gain as wide an audience as possible as ITV1 or even HBO might attempt.

There's been quite a lot of online buzz surrounding' slivercasts'. The longtail points to the power of niche and slivercasts are the latest attempt to embed themselves in these niches.

A slivercast is effectively a television programme broadcast over the web. Nothing new really. However, these programmes don't attempt to gain as wide an audience as possible as ITV1 or even HBO might attempt. Instead they focus on the tinest of niches and thanks to the sheer enourmity of the web they attract good size audiences who share these sometimes bizarre passions.

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