Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 9/1/15 (V): Nielsen, Nintendo, Oculus, Ofcom, Ooyala, Otter Media, Periscope, Comedy Central, PGA, Rapt Media, Rentrak, Roku, Rovi, SeaChange, shomi, Simplestream

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on TVOT NYC 2015 (December 3rd at the SVA Theatre in New York City --purchase your Super-Early-Bird tickets here! ), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: Nielsen Home Entertainment Consumer Trends Report Finds that "While the Type of Content...Consumers Watch and What Content they Pay for Has Shifted over the Past Few Years, their Path Isn't Always towards Digital" Nintendo Discontinues Wii...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 3/10/15 (III): Peel, Pronto, PGA, Omnigon, POSSIBLE, PlayStation Network, Quickplay, Roku, RTE, Samsung, SeaChange, Shazam, Showtime

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2015 ( June 23rd-24th in San Francisco --purchase your Early-Bird tickets here !), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: Nexway Tapped to Power White-Label Android App Store on snakebyte's QEUS SmartTV Set-Top Box

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (V): Storytelling, Synacor, Time Warner Cable, TiVo, Pace, Charter, Turner Sports, PGA, Twitter, Vine, Instagram, Vevo, Apple TV, Videolicious, Washington Post

As most of our readers are probably aware, [itvt]'s news reporting was on hiatus for several weeks, because our editorial team was working on TVOT 2013 and then taking a post-event break. In order to catch up with the news we missed during that period, we are covering stories in headlines/round-up format (note: we have marked older stories with the date they originally broke). We expect it will take us a few weeks to catch...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Bravo, OkCupid, Cablevision, Viacom, DirecTV

--Bravo Teams with OkCupid on Interactive Promotion for "Most Eligible Dallas"
--Cablevision and Viacom Resolve Litigation over Cablevision's Live Streaming iPad App
--DirecTV to Offer Interactive TV Coverage of 2011 PGA Championship
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been on the road the past few weeks, 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, please bear with us. Bravo is teaming...

News Round-Up

--Cyber International Technology Launches Tivia Home-Media Platform
--PGA Ratifies "Transmedia Producer" Credit
--Redbox Gauging Customer Interest in Streaming Video Service
--French Broadcasters Trialing Delivery of VOD Content over DTT
Here is a round-up of some other recent interactive TV-related stories that we didn't have room for in this issue: Cyber International Technology has announced the launch of its Tivia System, which it describes as a "groundbreaking, home-media platform that combines the convenience of television programming, video-on-demand, personal computing, advanced advertising and shopping, voice-over-IP telephone, video conferencing, email, and more." The company is demo'ing the solution, together with various peripherals, at the upcoming NAB Show...

PGA Tour, Turner Sports Launch Free iPhone/iPod touch Application

--Nike-Sponsored App Provides Live Video Streaming, Video Highlights, Course Breakdowns and More
The PGA Tour and Turner Sports --which have been in a partnership to produce the Web site since 2006--on Monday launched a free iPhone/iPod touch PGA Tour application. According to the partners, the new app will leverage's live video streaming and live scoring capabilities to provide an "enhanced experience" to iPhone/iPod touch users for each of the four PGA Tour playoffs for the FedExCup tournaments, starting with The Barclays (August 27th-30th). Following the...

Turner Sports Says Its Interactive Broadband Video Coverage of the PGA Championship Broke Records

Turner Sports on Monday released usage figures for the interactive broadband video coverage of the 2009 PGA Championship that it provided on last week as part of a long-running deal with the PGA of America (note: for an extensive overview of the coverage, including its various social and interactive elements, see the article published on, August 17th ). According to the company (citing figures provided by Omniture): received 1.4 million average daily...