Vid-Biz: Netflix, YouTube, CBS

Netflix Pushes Streaming; CEO Reed Hastings says there may be a streaming-only level of the subscription service as early as this year. (Bloomberg) New partnerships allow Netflix subscribers to add and play movies directly from The New York Times and Rotten Tomatotes. (Netflix Blog)

YouTube Adds Functionality to Annotations; users can now collaborate with friends on pop-ups within videos — or shut off all annotations entirely. (TechCrunch)

CBS Launches Doc Dot Com; new weekly medical web series will feature health officials as guests and run on (AdWeek)

Full Steam Ahead for Canoe This Year; joint venture between the major cable companies will not be impacted by the bad economy; first Canoe product should hit the market by the end of Q2. (MediaWeek)

Hollywood Studios Offer Actors “Last, Best and Final Offer;” AMPTP says it has made big concessions; actors’ union has 60 days to respond. (TVWeek)

Study: 38% of Connected Homes Get Premium Services; NPD Group says 38 percent of web-connected homes get services like DVD delivery, music and gaming downloads. (The Hollywood Reporter)

Man Shoots TV Over Digital Switch; 70 year old Missouri man was reportedly upset he couldn’t get his DTV converter box to work. (