Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (V): Rentrak, Screen Australia, STV, Spoke, Suddenlink, TiVo, Syfy, Taboola, Tanlines, OKFocus, The Creators Project, Technicolor, Tata Sky, Thinkbox

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 (June 25th-26th in San Francisco--Super-Early-Bird Registration ends next Thursday!), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format:

  • Rentrak's New 28-Day "Total Audience Viewing Report" Combines DVR/VOD Viewership Info with Info on Live TV Viewing; Finds "Significant Lifts" for Many Programs when Time-Shifted Viewing Taken into Account
  • Screen Australia Planning to Distribute Aus$30 Million in Funding over Next Three Years for Interactive, Multiplatform Drama Productions, Documentaries and Games
  • Scottish Broadcaster, STV, Taps Spoke to Help it "Increase Interaction" with its Viewers
  • Suddenlink Officially Announces Availability of Tivo Mini
  • Syfy Previews First Episode of New "Robot Combat League" Series on Xbox, Roku, Hulu, and Cable VOD
  • Video-Recommendations Company, Taboola, Secures $15 Million in Series-D Funding, Six Months after $10 Million Funding Round; Customers Include Fox, Revision3, Hearst Television
  • Tanlines Team with OKFocus and The Creators Project on Interactive Music Video
  • Technicolor Extends Set-Top Box Contracts with Indian Satellite-TV Provider, Tata Sky
  • Survey by UK TV-Industry Marketing Organization, Thinkbox, Finds that Mobile Devices Account for Just 1.2% of Daily TV Viewing; Thinkbox MD Predicts Availability of BBC iPlayer and Other VOD Services on Digital TV's Will Drive Growth of Viewing in Living Room

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