Online video has been making leaps and bounds thanks to the advent of YouTube and the increased proliferation of broadband Internet - not to mention the ready supply of videos from any number of copyright-infringing sources on the Internet.
In a remarkable attempt to display adaptability, Channel Nine have launched a "Catch-Up TV" system that allows you to download entire episodes of some of their shows and watch them directly off your PC, using an ad-supported video system called Hiro. While there's only a couple shows available at the moment, it is a good start. Check out our overview
for some more information on the system and some of the technical details.