Do you own a PS3? You can do what you're talking about with the Youtube app.
My HDTV has a USB port. I can view content from a USB drive. I have always wondered if a USB wifi adapter would allow my TV to accept streaming content. I don't own a USB wifi adapter. But if I could find someone who did, I would love to try before I buy.
Deep Thought #1
How does Verizon sell phones at their own stores? Any phone they sell, can be found for 50% to 75% less on Amazon, or at Best Buy. Does Verizon operate their stores on a "there is a sucker born every minute" business model?
Deep Thought #2
Is Verizon's customer service philosophy: frustrate, aggravate, and exasperate, these annoying interruptions to our day, will eventually go away?