Vid-Biz: AT&T, Rogers, Redbox

AT&T Looking For An Original Content Exec; a job posting reveals the telco wants to hire an executive to lead the development of original programming for its “multiple entertainment and communications platforms.” (Multichannel News)

Rogers Launching On Demand Online Next Week; a beta version of the TV Everywhere service went live yesterday, with a full launch set for Nov. 30. (Mediacaster)

Redbox Launches An iPhone App; the new app surfaced eight months after the company had an unauthorized third-party app taken out of the App Store. (Video Business)

Rovi TV Guide Widget Lands on Samsung HDTVs; the widget gives viewers a snapshot of what’s on 28 of the most popular television channels. (Press release)

FTC Approves $9B Merger of Panasonic and Sanyo; approval came after the two companies agreed to sell Sanyo’s assets in batteries for first responder radios. (Broadcasting & Cable)

TVGuide Network Secures US Rights to Susan Boyle Film; I Dreamed a Dream: The Susan Boyle Story, will air on Dec. 13, the same day it premieres on ITV1 in the UK. (Multichannel News)

Video Ad CPMs Are Down 37 Percent, But Revenues Are Up 84 Percent; BrightRoll saw a 46 percent increase in the number of video ad campaigns, compared to the previous quarter, and a 64 percent increase in RFPs. (TechCrunch)