Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (VII): UKTV, North One Television, USA Network, Verizon FiOS TV, NBCU, Starz, Viaccess-Orca, Videon Central, Netgear, vidIQ, Vinson

vidIQ - YouTube Audience Development Suite

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 midnight Thursday!), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format:

  • New, Interactive Travel Show on UKTV's Dave Channel Invites Viewers to Control its Host's Adventures via Social Media; "Ross Noble Freewheeling" Is Produced by North One Television
  • USA Network Trumpets Ratings and Engagement Success of its Social TV-Driven "Psych Slumber Party"
  • Verizon FiOS TV Now Offering "TV Everywhere" Access to 11 NBCUniversal Networks, following Agreement Signed Last November
  • Verizon FiOS TV Launches Starz' Starz Play and Encore Play "TV Everywhere" Services
  • Viaccess-Orca Showcases Content-Discovery, Second-Screen and "TV Everywhere" Solutions at Mobile World Congress
  • Videon Central's aVia Media Player to Be Pre-Installed on Netgear's NeoTV PRIME Google TV Boxes
  • vidIQ Raises $800,000, Launches Suite of Tools for Growing and Managing YouTube Audiences
  • Dutch Start-Up, Vinson, Launches White-Label Mobile OTT Solution, Consisting of "Swipe-Optimized" iOS App, Standardized Cloud Platform

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