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Radio [itvt]: VP of Digital, Maury McIntyre, on the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' Emmys.com Backstage LIVE! Experience and Other Digital Initiatives

New News Internet Radio with Tracy Swedlow on BlogTalkRadio Earlier this year, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences hired Maury McIntyre as VP of digital, placing him in charge of strategy, editorial, operations and revenue-generation across all its Web sites and other digital platforms. In this recorded interview with [itvt]'s editor-in-chief, Tracy Swedlow , McIntyre discusses his role at the Television Academy and his work with Watchwith and Pivotal Labs on the interactive Backstage...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Concurrent, Disney/ABC, Academy, Imagine Communications

--Concurrent to Showcase TellyTopia i2TV Technology at CableLabs Winter Conference
--Disney/ABC and the Academy Launch Two-Screen Interactive TV Oscars App for iPad, iPhone, iPod
--Imagine Communications to Showcase Multiscreen Video Technologies at CableLabs Winter Conference
Due to the large volume of news generated over the past few days, we are covering stories in this issue in summary/round-up format. Concurrent has announced that it will be demo'ing "an innovative commercial video application for exchanging personal video content" at the upcoming CableLabs Winter Conference (February 27th-March 2nd in Atlanta). The application is based on the "i2TV" technology platform that the company acquired through its purchase of TellyTopia last fall (see the article...

New Interview on Showtime's Award-Winning EBIF App, "Showtime Sports Interactive," New iTV Doctor Column on Pioneering Interactive TV Service, QUBE

[itvt] has just published an AUDIO INTERVIEW with David Preisman , VP of interactive television at Showtime Networks , and Geoff Katz , co-governor of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Interactive Media Peer Group , in which they discuss Showtime's high-definition EBIF-based " Showtime Sports Interactive " application. The Academy will honor the app with an Engineering Plaque--an award that celebrates "those achievements that exhibit a high level of engineering and are important...

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Launches New Emmys.com

--Site to Offer Exclusive Live Streaming of This Thursday's Primetime Emmy Nominations
[itvt] reported last week that the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences had hired Web development company, Metal Toad, and creative agency, Playground Group, to spearhead a "user-friendly" redesign and expansion of its Web presence that would create three distinct interactive online destinations: Emmys.com , targeted at consumers and fans; Emmys.tv , targeted at Television Academy members and the press; and EmmysFoundation.org , targeted at academics and others interested in the history and culture of...