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TVOT 2017 Keynote: Jennifer Dorian, EVP of 360 Brand Strategy/GM of TCM and FilmStruck, Turner Broadcasting

[itvt] is pleased to announce that we have updated the TV of Tomorrow Show 2017 Schedule of Sessions with more details about the Wednesday, June 28th keynote featuring Jennifer Dorian, EVP of 360 Brand Strategy and General Manager of Turner Classic Movies and FilmStruck at Turner Broadcasting, in conversation with Tracy Swedlow, Editor-in-Chief of [itvt]. We have also included this information below. The full TVOT 2017 Schedule of Sessions is available at: http://thetvoftomorrowshow.com/announcing-schedule-sessions-tv-tomorrow-show-2017 Our NEW...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): Ooyala, Facebook, PlayJam, Panasonic, Totalmovie, RCDb

--Ooyala Launches Social-TV Solution for Facebook
--PlayJam to Launch Interactive TV Games Channel on Panasonic Viera Connect-Enabled HDTV's
--Totalmovie Selects RCDb's WatchWith Platform to Deliver VOD to Blu-ray Players, Sony PS3
Due to the large volume of news generated by the IFA, IBC and CEDIA trade shows--and because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days to catch up with all the recent news: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): EIDR, Gracenote, Philips, Loewe, justAd.TV

--EIDR Gains Some High-Profile Supporters
--Gracenote Launches eyeQ EPG Solution for Connected TV's
--justAd.TV to Launch Connected-TV Advertising Solution at IBC 2011
Due to the large volume of news generated by the IFA, IBC and CEDIA trade shows--and because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days to catch up with all the recent news: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): NDS, Morega, Netflix, Miramax, Western Digital

--NDS to Secure Morega's "TV Everywhere" Solution
--Netflix Begins its Latin American/Caribbean Roll-Out
--Miramax, Western Digital Support Netflix's Latin American Roll-Out
Due to the large volume of news generated by the IFA and IBC trade shows--and because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days to catch up with all the recent news: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Amazon, CBS, AT&T

--Amazon Expands its Programming Library via New Licensing Deal with CBS
--AT&T Expands Availability of its U-verse Mobile App
--AT&T Launches U-verse Service & Support Tool App for Smartphones
Because the [itvt] editorial team is on the road this week, we are covering stories in this edition of the newsletter in round-up format: Amazon has signed a non-exclusive licensing agreement with CBS that will enable customers of its subscription-based Amazon Prime and transactional Amazon Instant Video services to stream TV shows from the CBS library. "Amazon Prime customers will be able to instantly watch thousands of episodes from the CBS library at no additional...

Exclusive: Fandango Teams with RCDb to Launch Movies App on Samsung's Connected-TV Platform

Online and mobile movie ticketing company, Fandango , will today announce the availability of a "Fandango Movies" interactive TV application in the Samsung Apps store. The app--available free of charge for 2010 and 2011 Samsung Smart TV's and Blu-ray players--was developed in partnership with TV software company, Related Content Database (RCDb) , and uses the latter's RCDb Server and RCDb Connected TV software to accelerate development and integration.

DirecTV: No Plans to Launch Epix

It looks like Dish Network will remain the exclusive U.S. satellite distributor for Epix , as rival DirecTV says it won’t launch the premium channel and Website owned by Viacom. DirecTV spokesman Robert Mercer said that the company has no plans to launch Epix. The network also has distribution deals with Cox Communications, Mediacom Communications, NCTC, Suddenlink Communications and Verizon’s FiOS TV. Epix has relied on a multiplatform distribution strategy, allowing subscribers to access movies...

Brightcove to Power Live Streaming Video for Sundance Film Festival

--Will Also Power Extensive Line-Up of On-Demand Video
Online video platform provider, Brightcove , will today (Wednesday) announce that the Sundance Institute is using its platform to support new live and on-demand video initiatives for the 2011 Sundance Film Festival (takes place January 20th-30th in Park City, Utah). According to Brightcove, which has been the Festival's official online video provider since 2008, the Sundance Institute has expanded its online video offerings this year to include live video coverage of major screenings and other...

Interactive TV News Round-Up

--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through January 14th
--Broadcom Unveils Set-Top Box Solutions
--Cedar Point to Be Acquired by Genband
--HSN Partners with "Social Product Development" Company, Quirky
--Report: Microsoft to Unveil Windows-Based Connected-TV Solution at CES
--RCDb, Panvidea Team on Solution for Cloud-Based Preparation of Blu-ray Streaming Video
--Rovi Files Patent-Infringement Lawsuit against Amazon, IMDb
--Sensio to Distribute 3D Content OTT
--Starz to Launch "Spartacus" Social Media Game, iPad Multimedia Script App
--ViVu in Interactive Video Partnership with AMD
Here is a round-up of some other recent interactive TV-related stories that we didn't have room for in this issue: The BBC has announced the line-up of content that will be available on its red-button interactive TV service through January 14th. Broadcom has announced 11 new connected home set-top box solutions with integrated content protection from NDS, and nine new 40nm set-top box solutions for "the next-generation 3DTV Internet-connected home." Cedar Point Communications , a...

OTT Specialist, Boxee, Launches Movie Library

--Launch Partners are EZTakes, Indie Movies Online, MUBI and Openfilm
In a posting on the company's blog, Wednesday, OTT specialist Boxee 's VP of marketing, Andrew Kippen, revealed that Boxee has begun "adding the foundations of a new Movie Library" that will complement a TV Show Library that it rolled out in January as part of its Boxee Beta launch (note: the TV Show Library is designed to allow Boxee users to browse and search for full-length TV shows from major networks across the Web)...

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