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Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): ACTV8, Mark Burnett, BBC Red Button, BeeTV

--ACTV8 in Social-TV Partnership with Mark Burnett
--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through January 8th
--Social-TV Company, BeeTV, Shuts Down
Because the [itvt] editorial team has a backlog of news to cover following TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 and our post-event vacation, 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 see your news covered in this issue,...

Amino in Personal Content Channels Deal with beeTV, JavaFX TV Deal with Sun

Cambridge, UK-based IPTV set-top box vendor, Amino Communications , and beeTV , a Milan-based company that offers a platform which it says allows viewers to choose the TV shows they want to watch by presenting them with a "Personal Content Channel" (note: the platform was unveiled in the US at the DEMOfall 08 conference in San Diego last September-- see [itvt] Issue 8.06 Part 2A ; for a detailed overview of the company, see the...

TV Recommendation Company, beeTV, Raises $8 Million in Series B Funding

--Investment Is Largest-Ever by Italian VC, Innogest
beeTV , a Milan-based company that offers a platform which it says allows viewers to choose the TV shows they want to watch by presenting them with a "personal content channel" (the platform was unveiled in the US at the DEMOfall 08 conference in San Diego last September-- see [itvt] Issue 8.06 Part 2A ), announced Wednesday that it has completed a Series B funding round that saw it raise $8 million. The round was...

beeTV Launches Platform Enabling "Personal Content Channels"