Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): CNN, SnappyTV, The CW, ThinkAnalytics, truTV, Tomorrowish, Tweek, Unicorn Media, Virgin Media, Verizon FiOS TV, Harris Interactive

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:

  • Taps Social-TV Specialist, SnappyTV, to Enable Viewers to Capture, Edit and Share Clips of the Presidential Debates on the Fly
  • The CW Premieres "Emily Owens MD" on Facebook, Twitter, Hulu, YouTube,, iTunes and its Mobile and Tablet Apps
  • Multiplatform TV Recommendations Engine Provider, ThinkAnalytics, Joins Microsoft Mediaroom IPTV Partner Program
  • truTV Taps Tomorrowish to Power "Social Playback"; Service Captures and Curates Twitter and Facebook Comments, Synchronizes them with an Episode's Time Code, then Displays them During Online Viewing
  • Tweek Launches New Version of its Second-Screen Social-Discovery App
  • Unicorn Media Launches Unicorn OnceLIVE for Delivering and Monetizing Content on IP-Enabled Devices; Platform Lets Publishers Strip Broadcast Ads in Real Time and Replace them Dynamically with Per-User Targeted Ads
  • UK Cable Operator, Virgin Media, Demo's iPad Controller for its TiVo-Powered Hybrid-TV Service
  • Verizon FiOS TV/Harris Interactive Survey Finds 65% of Viewers of Presidential Debates Will Use Second-Screen Device while Watching
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