Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (II): Kinect Sesame Street and Nat Geo TV, Peel, John P. Roberts, Endemol USA, Starz, Facebook Connect, Yahoo!, Tom Hanks, Jump Games, Playtone, YuMe

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s daily news reporting was on hiatus for a few weeks, because our editorial team was working on the TV of Tomorrow Show and then taking a post-event break. We are covering the news we have missed via a series of headline round-ups, and will then resume daily news production. We expect it will take us a few more days to catch up with all recent developments, so if you have sent us a press release or briefed us about a piece of news, and don't yet see it covered here, please bear with us.

  • Hungary's Magyar Telekom Trumpets Interactive TV Coverage of 2012 Olympics
  • Microsoft's Kinect Sesame Street TV and Kinect Nat Geo TV to Be Released September 18th, Will Be Priced at $29.99 for Eight Episodes
  • Peel Launches AllPlay TV Personalized Multi-Source Recommendations App for Live TV
  • Co-Founder, David Prager, Leaves Revision3
  • Interactive TV Industry Veteran, John P. Roberts, Named SVP of Digital and Commercial Affairs at Endemol USA
  • Starz Launches Facebook Connect-Powered Personalized Interactive Video Experience, "Price for Power," to Promote Original Series, "Boss"
  • Yahoo! Launches Tom Hanks' Multiplatform, Interactive Animated Series, "Electric City"
  • Jump Games Teams with Playtone on Mobile App for "Electric City"
  • YuMe Launches "Mobile Flip" Interactive Video Ad Unit for Tablets
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