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Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Jivox, MC, NBC, Super Bowl, Roku, BBC iPlayer, HBO Go

--Jivox Offering Customizable Interactive Video Ads for Political Campaigns
--Music Choice (MC) Provides Statistics on Usage of its Interactive TV Channel, SWRV
--NBC Provides Usage Statistics for its Live Streaming of Super Bowl XLVI
--Roku Offering BBC iPlayer in UK
--Bewkes Calls on Pay-TV Operators to Offer HBO Go on Roku and Other Connected-TV Platforms

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format.

New Edition of StoryCentered Features Part 2 of Brian Seth Hurst's Interview with Story Architect, Lance Weiler

--Weiler Was Hailed by Wired Magazine as 1 of 25 Who Will "Change the Face of Hollywood"

[itvt] is pleased to present the latest edition of StoryCentered, our video column from Brian Seth Hurst, CEO of The Opportunity Management Company and former second vice chair of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. StoryCentered focuses on the business, technology and art of interactive storytelling, and highlights new technologies and other industry developments that have the potential to fundamentally change the way we create and interact with stories and narratives--in television and beyond.

[itvt] Presents...The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012

--Event Will Feature 3 Tracks, Close to 150 Expert Speakers and Panelists, an Art Exhibit, and the 9th Annual Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television
--Tickets on Sale Now: Special Early-Bird and Group Rates Available

--Event Will Feature 3 Tracks, Close to 150 Expert Speakers and Panelists, an Art Exhibit, and the 9th Annual Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television
--Tickets on Sale Now: Special Early-Bird and Group Rates Available

The iTV Doctor Is In!: Did the Super Bowl Just Reinvent Interactive Television?

zeebox at TVOT NYC Intensive 2011

[itvt] is pleased to present a video recording of a keynote presentation by zeebox founder and CTO, ANTHONY ROSE, which was one of the highlights of our recent TVOT NYC Intensive event (took place December 5th in New York City).

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Apple, Clearleap, eyeIO, Netflix

--Piper Jaffrey's Munster: Apple to Launch Connected-TV Set in Late 2012
--Clearleap Hires Ex-Cisco GM of IPTV Middleware as VP of Product Marketing
--eyeIO Unveils "Ultra-Low-Bandwidth" Encoding Technology, Deployed by Netflix

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): Eyepartner, Facebook, Scripps, RealGravity, SecondScreen Networks

--Eyepartner's TikiLIVE Service Now Supports Delivery of Live and On-Demand HD Video to Facebook
--Scripps Networks Interactive Acquires Online Video Publishing Technology Provider, RealGravity
--SecondScreen Networks Unveils its Plans for Second-Screen Advertising during Super Bowl

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): 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.

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