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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (VI): Twitter, Starcom MediaVest, Comedy Central, BBC America, Fuse, USA Network, Viggle, Nielsen, Virgin, TiVo, Viewster, Voddler, Volio, YouNow, YouTube, zeebox

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 (June 25th-26th in San Francisco-- special $300 discount on tickets ends midnight April 30th! ), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format. Twitter in Advertising Deal with Starcom MediaVest; Companies Will Set Up "Social TV Lab" Twitter Partners with Comedy Central to Launch "#ComedyFest," Billed as "the First-Ever Celebration of Comedy and Comedians to Be Programmed...

Comcast, HBO Partner to Promote New WWII Miniseries, "The Pacific," via VOD

--Sony Pictures Television in VOD Deal with Voddler
MSO Comcast and premium programmer HBO last week announced a partnership that will see the companies promoting HBO's new World War II-themed miniseries, "The Pacific," to Comcast digital subscribers via a range of supplemental VOD content. (Note: the 10-hour miniseries, which will premiere March 14th and which was executive produced by Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg and Gary Goetzman, the team behind the 2001 HBO miniseries, "Band of Brothers," follows the intertwined war experiences of three...