Are TV budgets under threat? As AOL launches Be On and YouTube just gets bigger, should conventional TV people be worried, Alasdair Reid asks. With consummate timing, two major figures from the digital economy chose the same day to announce the death of conventional TV. Sort of. Actually, Tim Armstrong, the chief executive of AOL, didn’t quite go that far. He was talking after the relaunch of Goviral, AOL’s video service, under the new name Be On.