Vid-Biz: Apple TV, CBS, Gigantic

Jobs on Apple TV: Still a “Hobby;” during earnings call Apple CEO says the whole digital living room category is still a hobby, and given current economic conditions, will remain so in 2009. (Zatz Not Funny)
CBS and Saturn Partner for Web Series; Daphne Zuniga stars in eight-part Novel Adventures, where the characters do activities inspired by classic books. (The Hollywood Reporter)
Film Company Gigantic to Sell Movies Online; movies will retail for $3 the same day they come out in theaters. (Variety)
AT&T U-verse Still Going Strong; telco TV service added 232,000 subs in most recent quarter for a total of 781,000; will it reach the 1 million-mark by the end of the year? (GigaOM)
Comcast Laying Off 300; cuts to hit eastern division as part of an overall restructuring and division consolidation. (Multichannel News)
Animoto Launches Service for Pro Photographers; lets users create videos from photos for DVD burning or online distribution. (Animoto)

AOL’s Platform-A Now Open In UK

To those who thought, with its appointment of Brendan Condon as London-based international head in June, that AOL’s (NYSE: TWX) many-headed…