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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (V): TWC, TiVo, Motorola, TNT, TOK.tv, TVGuide.com, Vicki Lins, Xbox SmartGlass, yap.TV, YOU On Demand, NBCU, Zenverge, Intel, Digital Keystone

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: Report: Time Warner Cable Issues RFP for IP-Only Set-Top Boxes; Expects to Pick at Least Four Suppliers TiVo Seeking Billions in Damages from Motorola TNT, PGA.com Unveil Multiplatform Coverage Plans for 2012 PGA Grand Slam of Golf TOK.tv Launches...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): Octoshape, NetRange, Sky+, zeebox, Target, Thomson, Turner Sports, TVGuide.com, WitStream, Ustream, Verizon, ActiveVideo, TiVo, Redbox, Mattel

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: Octoshape in Connected-TV Partnership with NetRange Sky Revamps its Sky+ DVR Service: New Features Include 7-Day Catch-Up, More Storage, zeebox-Powered iPad App for Second-Screen Interactive TV Retailer Target to Launch Tcommerce-Enabled Film, " Falling for You...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Cablevision ITV Ads, Fav.tv, TVGuide.com, icueTV, itaas, EBIF

--Cablevision Trumpets Success of its Interactive TV Advertising Products
--Fav.tv Acquired by TVGuide.com
--icueTV's Applications Test Successfully in itaas' EBIF Environment
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. Cablevision announced Monday (in a press release that appears to be timed to maintain confidence in single-screen interactive TV advertising, following Canoe Ventures' recent announcement that it is abandoning its efforts to implement a national ITV advertising platform--see the article published on itvt.com, February 22nd) that its advanced advertising...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): TVGuide.com, Epix, TVplus, Amnesty International, zeebox, Sky

--TVGuide.com Says Survey Shows Social-Network Discussions Drive TV Tune-In and Loyalty
--Epix Taps TVplus to Power Second-Screen Social-TV Experience for Secret Policeman's Ball
--zeebox Begins Two-Month Advertising Campaign on Sky and Viacom Channels
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 (note: early-bird discount registration ends tonight!), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. TVGuide.com has unveiled the results of a research study which it says shows that social network discussions about TV shows drive tune-in, loyalty and more live viewing. "17% of respondents said they have started to watch a show because of a social impression, while...

Zap2It Tracks Social TV Buzz with SocialGuide

-- Modules Display Shows Generating Discussion on Facebook and Twitter
TV listings site Zap2it is beginning to rank the most popular TV programs viewers are chatting about on Twitter and Facebook . Zap2It, which is owned by Tribune Media Services , struck a deal with SocialGuide that allows it to add modules to its site that display the most popular TV series, reality shows, news programs and live sports that are generating comments from users on Facebook and Twitter. The three most popular programs displayed...

TVGuide.com Launches Social TV Spotlight

-- ION Television Plugs 'Flashpoint' Series through Sponsored Section

TVGuide.com is boosting ad revenue by allowing TV networks such as ION Television to promote series through a Social Spotlight section it added to its homepage Tuesday. The Social Spotlight section debuts with sneak previews for new episodes of ION's Flashpoint series. ION may be able to use its sponsorship of the Spotlight to boost ratings through viewers that share the previews with Facebook friends, since the Spotlight features a Facebook "like" button...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VIII): TV Genius, GfK Media, TVGuide.com, Verismo

--TV Genius Seeks to Enhance its Content-Discovery Platform via Partnership with GfK Media
--TVGuide.com Launches Social Power Rankings
--Verismo Unveils its IBC 2011 Exhibit Plans
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): TVGuide.com, Ustream, Mobile Roadie, Wowza, Encoding.com

--TVGuide.com Revamps its Watchlist Entertainment Guide
--Ustream Partners with Mobile Roadie to Enable its Customers to Develop Custom Smartphone Apps
--Wowza, Encoding.com Partner to Simplify Adaptive Bitrate Streaming
Because the [itvt] editorial team is catching up with a backlog of news--and has also been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. TVGuide.com earlier this month launched a new version of its Watchlist entertainment guide. "The new version of Watchlist enables users to easily find and share where to watch their favorite shows, sports teams and actors," the company states in its press materials. "It...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): Telescope, Time Warner Cable, TVGuide.com

--Mobile Interactive TV Company, Telescope, Announces Financial Results, Management Changes
--New Time Warner Cable iPad App Lets Subscribers Access Live TV
--TVGuide.com Launches Check-In-Enabled Sports Sections
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy this week working on the TV of Tomorrow Show 2011 , we are covering recent news in round-up/summary form. Once again, we anticipate that it will take us a few days to catch up with all the news we plan to cover: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't see your news covered in this...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VIII): Sonic Solutions, Suddenlink, TiVo, thePlatform, Tunerfish, TVGuide.com

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been on the road the past few weeks, we are covering recent news in round-up/summary form. Due to the volume of news we are covering in this issue, our summaries are somewhat more abbreviated than usual (note: extensive background information on most of the companies and technologies covered in this issue can be found by using itvt.com's search functionality). We apologize for any inconvenience to our readers: our regular...

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