Talent agents hunt YouTube channel stars; Turner Sports takes IBC Innovation Award for content delivery

More online video news from across the Web:

> Talent agents are swooping in on YouTube's multichannel network stars. Story (tiered sub.)

> JW Player secured $20 million in Series C funding, led by Greycroft Growth and Greenspring Associates. Release

> Turner Sports' NBA League Pass took the Innovation Award for content delivery at IBC 2014.

> Dan Rayburn dives into the Apple event's livestream fail in this detailed analysis of what went wrong. Hint: It was neither Akamai nor purple scarf guy. Post

> Tablet users spend more time watching videos 30-60 minutes in length than users of any other online video viewing device, a new Ooyala study finds. Release

> More online video rumblings from Australia, where SVOD provider Quickflix wants Netflix (not yet officially available down under) to block masked VPNs so it doesn't lose potential subscribers. Story

> Four of the world's 10 largest Internet-based companies are now based in Asia, now that Alibaba has tendered its initial public offering. Story

> An online video tax could further impact Netflix (and Google's) services in Canada. Story

And finally… Dish Network inked a deal with Scripps Networks to add its channels, such as HGTV and Travel Channel, to its budding OTT service. Story