Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): Shazam, MLB Advanced Media, Sky, Starz, Cox, Suddenlink, TiVo, Toys"R"Us, Rovi, Viaplay, Philips, YouTube, Revision3, zeebox, Viacom, ShowCaster

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:

  • Shazam Partners with MLB Advanced Media to Enable ACR-Powered Second-Screen Interactive TV for Major League Baseball's Postseason
  • Ryder Cup Coverage Generates Record Usage for Sky's Multiplatform TV Service, Sky Go; 174,000 Sky Customers Accessed Interactive TV Coverage of the Tournament via the Red Button
  • Starz Launches Starz Play and Encore Play "TV Everywhere" Services; Services Will Initially Be Available to Authenticated Cox Subscribers; Movieplex and Movieplex Play Services to Launch for Cox Subs Shortly
  • Suddenlink to Offer TiVo Stream for $10 per Month
  • Retailer Toys"R"Us Launches Rovi-Powered 4,000-Title Streaming Video Service, Toys"R"Us Movies
  • Scandinavian Pay-TV Operator, Viaplay, in Deal to Launch App on Philips Connected TV's
  • YouTube's Original Channels Initiative Goes International; Company Launches 60 New Channels from Content Providers in France, Germany, UK, US
  • Revision3 Launches Technology-Focused YouTube Original Channel, Tech Feed
  • zeebox in Second-Screen Social-TV Partnership with Viacom
  • zeebox Teams with ShowCaster to Launch "#Yappfactor," an Independent, Live, Second-Screen Social-TV Show to Accompany ITV's "The X Factor"


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ToysRUs Movies


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