Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 8/28/14 (V): Maker Studios, Massive Interactive, Microsoft, MLB.TV, Motive Television, N3twork, NBC, Google, Net2TV, Meredith, Bonnier, Time

Eventbrite - TV of Tomorrow Show NYC 2014

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on TVOT NYC 2014 (December 9th in New York City--purchase your Super-Early-Bird tickets here!), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format:

  • Following Launch of "PewDiePie" App Earlier this Month, YouTube Multi-Channel Network (MCN), Maker Studios, Launches iOS App for its "Yogscast" Channel
  • Maker Studios Poaches YouTube Star, Lindsey Stirling, from Rival MCN, Fullscreen
  • Massive Interactive's Massivision Managed Video Platform Powers Broadband VOD Service for Australia's Dendy Cinemas; Service, Initially Available on PC's, Tablets and Mobiles, to Launch on Samsung Smart TV's and Google Chromecast Later this Year
  • Massive Interactive's Massivision Multi-Screen Development Kit (MDK) Powers Launch of Channel 5's Demand 5 VOD Service on Panasonic Smart TV's Enabled with Freesat's Freetime Catch-Up Service (June 12th)
  • Massive Interactive's Massivision MDK Powers Launch of Deutsche Telekom's Videoload VOD Service on 2014 Panasonic Smart TV's (June 4th)
  • Massive Interactive's Massivision Managed Video Platform Powering Australia's HbbTV-Based FreeviewPlus Service (April 9th)
  • Report: FCC Filing Reveals that Microsoft Plans to Launch Chromecast-Like "Miracast" Dongle
  • MLB.TV Celebrates 12th Anniversary; Says around 51% of its Monthly Live Streams Are Now Accessed via Connected and Mobile Devices; Promises MLB.TV Premium Subscribers Will Be Able to Live-Stream Every Game of World Series
  • Motive Television-Granite Broadcasting JV, "Tablet TV," Set to Launch with Granite-Owned San Francisco Broadcaster, KOFY-TV; Service Allows Users to View and Record Live, OTA HDTV on Mobile Devices via Small Antenna
  • N3twork Launches Pandora-Like iOS App that Seeks to Transform Online Video into "Personal TV Network"
  • NBC's "America's Got Talent" Partners with Google for Interactive Viewer Voting and Instant Save Features (July 29th)
  • Connected-TV Programmer, Net2TV, Teams with Meredith Corporation to Launch 30-Minute On-Demand Show for Net2TV's Portico TV Service; Show, Set to Offer New Episodes Twice a Month, Is Based on Meredith's "Better Homes and Gardens" Brand; Portico TV Currently Distributed to 30 Million Screens via Smart TV's from Samsung, LG, Sharp and Phillips; Roku-Connected TV's; Toshiba Tablets and Notebooks; and the Web
  • Net2TV Launches Weekly 30-Minute Connected-TV Show Based on Bonnier Corporation's "Field & Stream" Magazine (July 1st)
  • Net2TV Teams with Time, Inc. to Launch Series of Connected-TV Shows Based on Time Magazine Titles: "PEOPLE This Week," "The Week in TIME," "Cooking Light," "Inside Golf Magazine" and "Southern Living" (June 25th)
  • Net2TV Launches Weekly Connected-TV Show Based on Bonnier's "Cycle World" Magazine (May 1st)
     

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