Boyle’s Back, But Talent Still Lacks YouTube Juice

It was a wobbly performance, less assured than her storming debut appearance, but Britain’s Got Talent darling Susan Boyle returned to the show for Sunday’s semi-final, winning a public vote to go through to next weekend’s big final.

Though Boyle now looks to be the odds-on favorite to take the spoils, the broadcasters involved are still yet to seriously profit from the Scotswoman’s recent fame. The NYT says “the production companies and YouTube worked through the weekend on a more comprehensive deal (that) would enable FremantleMedia to place ads against unofficial copies of the show using YouTube