Gigaom did some great research on an undercover start-up called Vdio. A supposedly new video distribution service coming to a screen near you soon (if you live in the UK). Looks like the Skype founders are going for round two after Joost. They should have some decent amount of cash left after their sale of Skype to Microsoft. The studios will surely hold the doors open for them.
More at Gigaom’s post: