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HBO to Launch iPad App

HBO is preparing to launch an app for its HBO Go TV Everywhere product for Apple 's iPad, laptops and other mobile devices. The app will launch on May 2, according to a YouTube video HBO posted to tease the new service. But it's not clear how many HBO subscribers will be able to use the app to watch HBO original series and movies on mobile devices. The premium network only has a few deals...

ITVT Test Drives New FiOS TV Interactive Media Guide

-- 'What's Hot' Feature in New Verizon Guide Displays Grid of 16 Most Popular Channels in Real Time
Verizon launched a new version of its Interactive Media Guide for FiOS TV subscribers in a few small markets with several new features, including a mosaic screen displaying thumbnail videos from the most popular channels at any given time. The guide includes a new version of Verizon's "What's Hot," application. In addition to displaying the 16 most popular channels being viewed at any given time, subscribers can track the most popular programs that other subscribers...

Comcast Offering Special VOD Line-Up to Mark Hispanic Heritage Month

--Gravitas to Launch Horror Movie VOD Service on DISH, Charter, AT&T U-verse TV, Verizon FiOS TV
Comcast announced Monday that it is offering a special VOD programming line-up to mark Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15th-October 15th). The programming, available in English and Spanish and located in dedicated folders inside the "Top Picks" category of Comcast's VOD menu, includes HBO PPV Boxing's coverage of the September 19th Mayweather vs. Marquez bout; CineLatino movies such as "Kilometro 31" and "Mexico Mexico ra ra ra"; Univision shows such as "Cristina" and "Viva el Sueno";...