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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (II): Cablevision, NBCU, CBS, Hulu, Concurrent, Conviva, thePlatform, Hisense, Espial, History, Pawngo, HuffPost Live, Jivox, KoldCast TV

Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on our upcoming TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC Intensive (December 10th in New York City) , we are covering stories in this issue in headlines format: Cablevision in Multiplatform Carriage Agreement with NBCUniversal; Deal Includes Out-of-Home Streaming Access to Live Channels CBS in Multi-Year Deal to Bring Library Programming to Hulu Plus Subscription Service Roskino, Gravitas Ventures Partner to Bring Russian Films to Hulu Concurrent...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (III): Dish, Thuuz, DramaFever, Google TV, Espial, Mitsubishi, Fox, Twitter, GetGlue, Harmonic, CCAP, Sony, Alticast, Icareus, HbbTV, iMediaShare, Netflix, A&E, History

Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on our upcoming TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC Intensive ( December 10th in New York City--early-bird pricing ends this Sunday! ), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines format: Dish Network Launches "Game Finder" Interactive TV App for its Hopper DVR; App Powered by Thuuz DramaFever App Brings Korean Television Shows to Google TV Espial TV Browser Powering Mitsubishi Set-Top Boxes for Japanese...

Verizon Sees Strong Demand for Tcommerce Product

-- Delivery Agent CEO: Initial Data 'Has Exceeded All Our Expectations Wildly'
New York -- Verizon is already seeing strong demand for a new tcommerce product that allows its FiOS TV subscribers to buy products from History channel with their remote controls, executives said here Monday at the TVOT NYC Intensive. "The initial data ... has exceeded all of our expectations wildly," said Delivery Agent CEO Mike Fitzsimmons , whose company is providing the technology for the tcommerce service. Fitzsimmons said it took 500 days for Delivery...

History Launches Civil War iPad App

History launched a paid app focused on the American Civil war that offers owners of Apple 's iPad everything from daily news and photos to help using Morse code to send telegrams via Twitter . The cable network appears confident that history buffs will keep driving demand to its $7.99 The Civil War Today App – it has committed to producing daily updates for the app for four years. The History Channel told [itvt] that...

History Launches Pawn Stars Facebook Game

Ten weeks after it began testing a social nework game for its most popular show, History launched a Facebook app based on its "Pawn Star" series. The game is already a huge traffic draw for History and Facebook. Since it launched in beta on Jan. 27, the Pawn Stars Facebook game has generated more than 750,000 monthly unique users and more than more than 150,000 unique users daily. "Pawn Stars" is the No. 1 series...

New iTV Doctor Column Focuses on Pioneering Interactive TV Show, "Talkback to Showtime"

[itvt] has just published the latest in a new series of columns, collectively entitled PERSPECTIVE , from the iTV Doctor , Rick Howe . The series explores ground-breaking interactive TV efforts, and the impact those deployments still have on interactive television today.

THIS WEEK'S COLUMN focuses on the pioneering interactive TV show, " Talkback to Showtime ," and includes perspectives from the show's host, Laurin Sydney, as well as from producers,...