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Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): WSJ, YouTube, Chase Carey, Warner Bros, Sky Deutschland

--Wall Street Journal Launches YouTube Channel
--Chase Carey Ambivalent about YouTube's Channels Strategy, Blasts "TV Everywhere" User Experience
--Warner Bros. in Multiplatform Distribution Deal with Sky Deutschland

Due to the large volume of news generated by the recent 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and other factors, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several more days to process all the news from the show: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us.

SeaChange President, Yvette Kanouff, Steps Down; Will Not Be Replaced

Just one day after announcing that it planned to realize approximately $5 million in annualized cost reductions primarily through a reduction in its headcount (see the article published on itvt.com, January 31st), multiplatform video software company, SeaChange International, announced that high-profile executive, Yvette Kanouff, is leaving the company. Kanouff, who joined the company in 1997, was serving as its president, after a stint as chief strategy officer.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): Discovery, Electus, IGN, Shine, MotorTrend, Clevver, YouTube

--Discovery Appoints Gabe Vehovsky to Lead New Digital Strategy & Emerging Businesses Team
--Discovery Launches "Social Platform" for its Investigation Discovery Channel
--Electus Appoints Veteran TV Executive, Bruce Seidel, to Lead its New Food-Focused YouTube Channel
--Gaming-, Automotive- and Showbiz-Themed Original Channels Launch on YouTube

Due to the large volume of news generated by the recent 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and other factors, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several more days to process all the news from the show: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): France 24, ITU, SCTE, MC (Music Choice)

--International News Channel, France 24, Launching Connected-TV App Globally
--ITU Approves SCTE-Developed Advanced-Advertising Standards
--Multiplatform Music Programmer, Music Choice, Rebrands as "MC"

Due to the large volume of news generated by the recent 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and other factors, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several more days to process all the news from the show: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): Octoshape, Craftwork, SeaChange, Shaftesbury, Smokebomb, XMG

--Octoshape, Craftwork Form Strategic Partnership to Target OTT Video Market
--SeaChange to Cut Costs by $5 Million+, Primarily through Headcount Reduction
--Shaftesbury Films, Smokebomb Entertainment, XMG Studio Launch Interactive Sitcom for iOS Devices

Due to the large volume of news generated by the recent 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and other factors, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several more days to process all the news from the show: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): Sky, SnagFilms

--Sky to Launch New Internet-TV Service for All UK Consumers
--Sky Go to Launch on Android, Offer More Entertainment Channels
--OTT VOD Company, SnagFilms, Closes New Funding Round

Due to the large volume of news generated by the recent 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and other factors, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several more days to process all the news from the show: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): Sky, BBC, ITV, zeebox, Cinram, Mobovivo

--Sky Anytime+ VOD Service to Feature BBC iPlayer and ITV Player, Expand to 5 Million+ Homes
--Sky Incorporates zeebox-Powered Social TV into "Got to Dance"
--Cinram in Interactive Entertainment Applications Partnership with Mobovivo

Due to the large volume of news generated by the recent 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several more days to process all the news from the show: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): ITV, PayWizard, nuvoTV, Ooyala, Pac-12

--UK Broadcaster ITV Taps MGt's PayWizard for Micropayments
--nuvoTV Taps Ooyala to Power Marketing Campaign Based on Facebook Social Viewing
--Pac-12 Hires Former Justin.tv Executive to Head Up its Digital Initiatives

Due to the large volume of news generated by the recent 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several more days to process all the news from the show: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): Panasonic, SocialGuide, Synacor

--Report: Panasonic to Exit US Cable Set-Top Box Business
--SocialGuide Seeking to Raise $500,000 to Fund Expansion, New Products
--"TV Everywhere" Specialist, Synacor, Hopes to Raise Up to $94 Million via IPO

Due to the large volume of news generated by the recent 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several more days to process all the news from the show: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Cablevision, CenturyLink, Microsoft, Comcast

--Cablevision Trials Microsoft Silverlight-Powered Service for Streaming Live TV to Laptops
--CenturyLink Rolls Out New Features on its Microsoft Mediaroom-Powered IPTV Service
--Comcast Applies for Social-TV Patent

Due to the large volume of news generated by the recent 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several more days to process all the news from the show: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us.

Panasonic CES News Round-Up

--Unveils Multiple New Apps and Features for its Viera Connect Connected-TV Platform
--Partners with Myspace on New Social-TV Service
--Enables Skype-Powered Social TV via New Split Screen Feature
--12 of Company's 2012 Line-Up of LED/LCD TV Sets Offer Viera Connect
--Company's New Blu-ray Disc Players and Home Theater Systems Offer Viera Connect
--Viera Connect Supports Video Distribution by Ooyala Publishers
--Flixster Brings Movie App to Viera Connect
--Time Warner Cable Unveils App that Brings its Pay-TV Service to Viera Connect

Panasonic generated a fair amount of news at CES. Here is a round-up of announcements and news from and about the company:

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): IP Vision (FetchTV), MTV UK, Netflix

--Hybrid-TV Service Provider, IP Vision (FetchTV), Enters Administration
--MTV UK Launches "Tweet Tracker" Second-Screen App for "Geordie Shore"
--Netflix Adds 220,000 Streaming-Only Subs, but Warns of Competitive Threat from Amazon

Due to the large volume of news generated by the recent 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several more days to process all the news from the show: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us.

"Social TV, Viewer Data and Monetization" at TVOT NYC Intensive 2011

[itvt] is pleased to present a video recording of the session, "Social TV, Viewer Data and Monetization," which was one of the highlights of our recent TVOT NYC Intensive event (took place December 5th in New York City).

The session was described in the TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 brochure as follows:

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Boxee, Charter, itaas, EchoStar, Dish Network, NDS

--Boxee Launches Live TV Device, Incorporating Social, Sharing and Personalization Features
--Charter Taps itaas for EBIF Roll-Out on its 24 Motorola Systems
--Supreme Court Denies EchoStar/Dish Network Petition in NDS Litigation

Due to the large volume of news generated by the recent 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several more days to process all the news from the show: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): Audible Magic, httv, Never.no, TV Dinner, Two Way Limited, LG

--Tradeshow Round-Up: Audible Magic, httv, Never.no
--TV Dinner Launches Social-TV App in Semi-Private Beta
--Two Way Limited in Deal to Bring Interactive TV Wagering to LG Connected-TV Devices in Australia

Due to the large volume of news generated by the recent 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several more days to process all the news from the show: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us.

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