Confirming our assumption based on a tipster's report of PodShow's new domain name, the podcasting network plans to ditch the "pod" prefix that was all the rage in 2005. TV Week reports:
The makeover represents a shift from the "podcast era" to an era of premium, episodic Web content, the company said.
The company's focus will shift away from being a codependent enabler of enthusiastic amateurs and their "content" and towards semi-professional Web video — though, from what we hear about PodShow's studio operations, "semi-professional" is a generous description. Meanwhile, podtrepreneurs everywhere will be haunted by recurring dreams of PodShow founder Adam Curry wearing black robes and carrying a sickle.