An exec at Sony sees the 7-minute Sopranos rundown on YouTube. He likes it.
Decides to do the same thing with old TV shows in Sony's library like 'Charlie's Angels'. Will show them online at Minisode Network which will start up in June.
Minisode for a 30 minute sitcom will be 3 minutes. Only most important plot points will be shown. All other stuff cut out.
Shows will probably view much like this write-up reads. Story at NYT.