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Interactive TV News Round-Up (IX): TWC, TiVo, Zappware, zeebox, Mobile Interactive Group

--Time Warner Cable's TWC TV In-House Streaming Service Adds Local Channels in NYC
--TiVo Co-Founder and CTO, Jim Barton, Resigns
--Zappware Powers OTT TV in Serbia, Slovenia, Bosnia
--zeebox in Global Partnership with Mobile Interactive Group
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. Time Warner Cable 's New York City arm has added 26 mostly local channels to the MSO's in-house streaming services, the TWC TV iPad/iPhone app and the TWCTV.com Web site (note: the move comes on the heels of the launch of multichannel Internet-TV service, Aereo). More information on the...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I) By Steve Donohue

--Bravo to Add Multiple Interactive and "Transmedia" Elements to "Top Chef"
--CBS Launches "Tweet Week"
--mgMedia in Connected-TV Apps Deal with LG Electronics
--Studios' Premium VOD Plans May Have Little Impact on Theaters
--Mobile Interactive Group Integrates its Interactive TV Platform with Facebook
Here is the first of two round-ups of recent interactive TV news stories: Billing it as its "first fully-integrated transmedia play," NBC Universal's Bravo is looking to boost revenue and ratings by adding several interactive elements to its " Top Chef " series. Season nine of the reality show will rely on mobile phones, tablet computers, social media, and Bravo's Web site to incorporate viewers into the storyline. More . CBS is recruiting actors, sports...

Mobile Interactive Group Secures Two-Year Contract Extension with ITV

Receives Regulatory Permission to Offer Phone-Paid Interactive TV
Forms Client Services Unit, Opens New R&D Centers
Mobile Interactive Group (MIG), a UK company which, as its name suggests, offers a range of mobile-based interactive services, has secured a two-year renewal of its contract with UK terrestrial broadcaster, ITV (note: the latter's name is an acronym for "Independent Television Network"), under which it provides the latter with mobile interactive services across a range of its programming, as well as consultation on mobile strategy. The contract renewal followed a competitive industry pitch. In...