Si TV to Launch VOD Service Nationwide

Si TV, a cable network targeted at the English-speaking Latino audience, has announced plans to launch a VOD service in October. The service, which Si TV expects to roll out to all

TVN in Deals with Music Choice, Fuse, Gospel Music Channel, BlueHighways TV

Music programmer, Music Choice, has signed an agreement with VOD distribution services company, TVN Entertainment, that designates the latter as its "preferred provider" of VOD se

World Wrestling Entertainment VOD News:

--Secures Carriage of WWE 24/7 with Canada's Rogers Cable
--Announces Plans to Offer Spanish-Language VOD Programming Canada's Rogers Cable is now carrying WWE 24/7, the recently launched SVOD service from US wrestling promoter, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). The service, which is priced at CAN$9.95 per month, provides 20 hours of content at any given time, and rotates four to five hours of new material into its line-up each week. Content on offer includes network...

Sky Launches "Flexible Sponsorship Packages" for Sky Active

--Packages Blur the Lines between Programming and Advertising
--Captain Birds Eye-Sponsored Content Debuts on "Health & Lifestyle" Section Sky has launched what it terms "flexible sponsorship packages" for its interactive TV portal, Sky Active. The packages allow advertisers to associate their brand or product with relevant editorial content and promotions within the portal, which late last year was redesigned to provide viewers with what Sky describes as a "magazine-style"--i.e. editorially driven and video-rich--experience. The...

TiVo Featured in US Patent and Trademark Office Museum

DVR vendor/service provider, TiVo, is being showcased as part of an exhibit at the US Patent and Trademark Office Museum in Alexandria, Virginia. Entitled "The Invention Machi

Interview: Andrew Burke, CEO of BT Entertainment

Andrew Burke is CEO of BT Entertainment, a division of the UK's incumbent telco, BT, which recently announced that it would use Microsoft TV's IPTV Edition software to support a hybrid digital terrestrial/VOD service. He recently spoke to [itvt]'s Tracy Swedlow about BT's decision to employ the Microsoft software, about the company's plans to make its programming available on the Microsoft Media Center, the Xbox 360 and other platforms, about its plans to support interactive...

*Exclusive: Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Announces ITV Emmy Nominees

*Exclusive: Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Announces ITV Emmy Nominees

*Exclusive: Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Announces ITV Emmy Nominees

Widevine CEO, Brian Baker, Warns Telcos against Microsoft's IPTV Platform -- Microsoft TV Spokesperson, Ed Graczyk, Responds