Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): ABC, Alloy Digital,, AMC Networks, Avail-TVN, BBC, Broadpeak, Sofrecom, Viaccess-Orca, CableLabs, Cablevision, mPortal, Cisco, Intel

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

  • ABC's "The Bachelor" Displaying Viewer Tweets On-Screen in Real Time
  • YouTube Channel Operator, Alloy Digital, Secures $30 Million Series-A Investment from ABS Capital Partners
  •'s Original Programming Arm, Amazon Studios, Greenlights Pilot for Children's Series, "Sara Solves It": Will Be Available for Free on Prime Instant Video, Amazon Instant Video, Lovefilm
  • AMC Networks Launches Streaming Movie Service, "YEAH!"; Service Allows Users to Interact with Curated, Original Bonus Content while Watching Movies
  • VOD Aggregator, Avail-TVN, and its Recently Acquired European Subsidiary, On Demand Group, Rebranded as Vubiquity
  • BBC Releases Red-Button Interactive TV Schedule through March 16th
  • Broadpeak, Sofrecom, Viaccess-Orca Tapped to Power Andorra Telecom's New VOD Service
  • CableLabs, Cablevision Team on WiFi QoE App, License it to mPortal
  • Report: Cisco, Intel Separately Developing Multiscreen TV Advertising Technologies

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