YouTube Confirms Plans To Take On Cable With ‘Channels’, Names Dozens Of Partners | Curation, Social Business and Beyond |

Jason Kincaid for TechCrunch

"YouTube's ambitions to challenge cable television head-on are getting a big boost tonight: the world's largest video site is announcing that it's lined up a slew of new content partners who will be developing shows for the site, covering everything from sports to comedy to music."

**The news had been rumored for sometime and it had seemed obvious to many of us even before the rumors began.

**The channels will start coming out next month and continue rolling out over the next year.

There is a list of content partners in this post: