Chicago – Tribune Media Services, the publisher’s
entertainment information database unit, announced on Thursday that it has
acquired CastTV, a video search, index and discovery platform.

Financial terms
of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 2006, San Francisco-based CastTV
has to date raised $3.1 million in venture capital, from Draper Fisher
Jurvetson, Ron Conway, Marc Andreessen and others.

Tribune plans to integrate
CastTV’s service, which counts 4 million monthly unique users, with its own
entertainment network.


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