Small announcements by online video players Rovi and Vimeo are harbingers of seismic shifts in the way we find TV shows we like. Here's a peek at the new plumbing pumping life into web TV recommendations.
The boldest move in network TV this fall? "The Big Bang Theory" is moving to Thursday nights. Yawn. But on the Web, new-media networks like Funny or Die and performers such as Felicia Day are producing imaginative shows that redefine must-see viewing — whether you watch on an iPad or a Web-enabled TV. Sit back, relax, and reprogram your prime time.