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The iTV Doctor Reviews: Second-Screen Apps at the Grammys

Dear Readers: Last week we looked at the iPhone apps that Shazam did for the 111 million viewers of the Super Bowl. This week we'll look at more iPhone providers for a slightly smaller (44 million viewers) audience: the Grammys that aired on CBS Sunday, February 12th. We'll take a look at the work of GetGlue, IntoNow, Miso, Shazam and Viggle .

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): GetGlue, Google TV, OnLive, Hulu

--GetGlue Raises $12 Million, Reaches 2 Million Users, Updates iPhone App, GetGlue.com
--Google TV Integrates OnLive's Cloud Gaming Service
--Hulu Plus Now Has 1.5 Million Subs, Hulu to Invest Approximately $500 Million in Content This Year
Due to the large volume of news being generated by this week's 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 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...

Yahoo Launches IntoNow iPad App

-- Users Can Share Content with Friends on Facebook and Twitter
Six months after Yahoo acquired social TV startup IntoNow , the company launched a new IntoNow app for Apple 's iPad. The app relies on automatic content recognition (ACR) technology to identify programs a viewer is watching, and lets the viewer share and recommend TV shows and movies to friends on Twitter or Facebook . IntoNow faces increased competition in the social TV space from Miso , GetGlue , and other companies.

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- GetGlue Integrates with Tumblr -- PlayJam Raises $5 million in Funding -- Texas Telco Deploys Minerva Broadband TV Platform -- Consolidated Communications Rolls CloverLeaf's Local Video App -- SkitterTV Launches Amino's IPTV Box

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): FilmFlex, Film4oD, GetGlue, DirecTV, LOVEFiLM, StudioCanal

--FilmFlex Launches "Download-to-Rent" Option on Film4oD
--GetGlue in Social-TV Partnership with DirecTV
--LOVEFiLM Launches iPad Instant-Streaming App
--LOVEFiLM in Exclusive Content Deal with StudioCanal
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. FilmFlex Movies , a VOD service provider that is a joint venture between Sony Pictures Television and The Walt Disney Company EMEA , has launched a "download-to-rent" option on Film4oD, the online VOD service it operates in partnership with UK movie channel, Film4. "Download-to-rent, which saves the movie to the user's...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): CBS, foursquare, Consolidated Communications, CloverLeaf, GetGlue

--CBS Teams with foursquare on "Amazing Race" Brand Page
--Consolidated Communications Launches CloverLeaf's AppDaily Interactive TV Apps Solution
--GetGlue Updates its Web Site and iPhone App
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. CBS has teamed with mobile check-in service, foursquare , on a brand page for the reality show, "The Amazing Race," where foursquare users can check-in with their smartphones in order to receive travel trips and show-related trivia. "Fans following the 'Amazing Race' brand page will be one of the first to...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): CEA, FourthWall, S&T, GetGlue, Entertainment Weekly, The Gap

--Consumer Electronics Association to Hold "TV Apps Developer University" Event
--FourthWall Media in EBIF Partnership with Strategy & Technology
--GetGlue Teams with Entertainment Weekly to Offer Users 40% off Merchandise from The Gap
Due to the large volume of news generated by the IFA, IBC and CEDIA trade shows--and because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us a few more 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...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): Amazon, GetGlue, HbbTV Consortium

--Report: Sling Media Co-Founder, Blake Krikorian, Joins Amazon's Board of Directors
--GetGlue Launches Self-Service Marketing Dashboard for Entertainment Brands
--HbbTV Consortium Now Has 50 Members
Due to the large volume of news generated by the IFA, IBC and CEDIA trade shows--and because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --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...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): GetGlue, Channel 4, MIG, Morega Systems

--Social-TV Check-In Service, GetGlue, Secures Deal with UK's Channel 4
--Mobile Interactive Group Publishes Research on "Social Participation TV"
--Morega Systems Awarded US Patent for its "TV Everywhere" Technology
Because the [itvt] editorial team is on the road this week, we are covering stories in this edition of the newsletter in round-up format: US-based social-TV check-in service, GetGlue , has secured its first international deal: UK terrestrial broadcaster, Channel 4 , is partnering with the company to offer stickers and rewards for a number of shows on its digital channel, E4, including the new drama series, "Beaver Falls." "The cross-promotion coincides with the series...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): France Telecom-Orange, Samsung, DirecTV, i.TV, GetGlue

--France Telecom-Orange in Deal to Launch Portal on Samsung Connected-TV Devices
--Report: Initial Consumer Test Finds "Tepid" Response to Premium VOD
--i.TV Unveils New Version of its TV App, Forms Partnership with GetGlue
Because the [itvt] editorial team is on the road this week, we are covering stories in this edition of the newsletter in round-up format: France Telecom's Orange arm has signed an agreement with Samsung to launch a content and services portal on the latter's connected-TV platform. The portal is slated to roll out on 2011 Samsung Smart TV's in France in the coming weeks, and then on Samsung Blu-ray players and home theater products in...

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