Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): Disney/ABC, Oscars, Aereo, Amazon Prime, FX, "Justified," AMC Networks, BBC Red Button, BBC Sport, Beachfront Media, Brightcove

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:

  • The Academy and Disney/ABC Make Entire Oscars Show Available through February 27th via ABC Full Episode Player, Hulu, Hulu Plus and ABC On Demand
  • Controversial TV-Placeshifting Company, Aereo, Expands its Reach to 19 Million Homes in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania; Was Previously Available Only in NYC
  • Amazon Prime Instant Video Named "Exclusive Online Subscription Home" of FX's "Justified"
  • AMC Networks to Increase Availability of its Programming for Transactional VOD
  • BBC Publishes Red Button Interactive TV Schedule through March 2nd
  • BBC User Experience Designer Discusses Thinking behind Design of Corporation's New Connected Red Button Service
  • BBC Sport Smartphone App Surpasses 1 Million UK Downloads
  • Beachfront Media's Beachfront Builder Video-App Development Platform Adds Support for HTML5 Apps (February 5th)
  • Brightcove Launches Monetization Solution for HTML5 Video; Solution Includes Support for VAST-Compliant Pre-, Mid- and Post-Roll Ads, New HTML5 Video-Player API for Dynamically Setting and Changing Ad Policies, HTML5 Video Plug-In Support for FreeWheel, Google, Videoplaza and YuMe Ad Servers

Working on the BBC Red Button

BBC Sport

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